Why X-rays anyways? Periodic dental X-rays are an integral part of a thorough dental examination. They help show areas of the teeth and mouth that are not clinically visible. The two main types in pediatric dentistry are Panoramic X-rays (that scan the upper and...
Can dinner really cause cavities?
A family meal gives parents a chance to have “the last say” in their children’s food consumption before bed. Since dinner is the last meal of the day, it’s important that we use this mealtime as a final window for our children to eat before brushing and going to bed. Be certain that your child waits around 30 minutes until after they eat before they brush their teeth, then make sure that they don’t eat for the rest of the night. Going to bed with food particles left on teeth leaves teeth vulnerable to acidic attacks that can lead to tooth decay and cavities. Check out Stellar Kids Dentistry for more great tips to keep your child cavity free!
– Dr. Paul Kahlon
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