Monday, 30 July 2012

Caring for Your Baby's Teeth

A baby’s first tooth comes in around the 6-month mark, and it’s important to start caring for their teeth as soon as they come in because they can get cavities.
Cleaning your baby’s teeth after each feeding using a moist gauze or facecloth is a great way to keep their mouth healthy and happy.
At Forman Dental Care we’ve designed a special package for new moms and dads to help keep your baby healthy. By the age of 1, or when the first teeth appear, it’s time for their first check-up. A quick assessment is a great introduction to the dentist and a perfect time to review a healthy diet for their teeth.
If you’re interested in the package, you can book an appointment online by clicking here or by calling (905) 303-9355.

Monday, 16 July 2012

Diabetes and Gum Disease; an Important Connection

Oral health can impact more than just your mouth. In fact, there’s an important connection between Diabetes and Gum Disease.
Did you know that uncontrolled gum disease or periodontal disease can affect your ability to control blood-sugar? And high blood-sugar levels over the long term can lead to premature degeneration of the eyes, kidneys, nerves and blood vessels. The best defense against gum disease and periodontal disease is to see your dentist regularly to ensure any issues are caught early.
At Forman Dental, we believe in “whole-body health starting with the mouth”, so book your check-up today.
To book an appointment at Forman Dental, click here or call (905) 303-9355.

Tuesday, 3 July 2012

Rising Number of Cavities in Children

Over the last few years, we’ve noticed a dramatic increase in the number of cavities found in children. This has resulted in both an increase in the number of teeth that need to be filled as well as the severity of the decay.
It’s important to protect your children from cavities, and we at Forman Dental Care would like to offer a few tips to help prevent the progress of tooth decay in young children:
Try to avoid putting your baby to bed with a bottle of milk or apple juice.
Always ensure that your children rinse with water after a sugary drink or snack.
Get your kids in the habit of brushing their teeth twice daily and flossing once.
Finally, make sure to schedule a visit to the dentist twice a year so that any issues are identified early and treated properly.
These simple and effective practices will help keep their teeth healthy and strong. Help your kids form good habits early, and their teeth will be far healthier as a result.
To book an appointment at Forman Dental, click here or call (905) 303-9355.