At some time or another, most parents have had to deal with a dental emergency. Whether your child cracks their tooth on a hard candy or their front tooth is knocked out while on the playground, it can be daunting and downright scary to be caught up in a dental emergency. Add to that the […]
Xylitol packs a powerful punch in the fight against tooth decay. Fluoride and xylitol team up to initiate repair of weak or damaged enamel. Dr. Cima Mazar-Atabaki is a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist who is well-versed in the positive long-term impact xylitol has on pediatric oral health. She is a brilliant Aliso Viejo Pediatric Dentist […]
Every child goes through various stages of development at different times. Eventually, babies and toddlers will start to develop teeth. As the teeth break through the gum tissue, this can cause a significant amount of pain. This pain will cause children to chew on various objects or foods because the pressure on the teeth will […]
While holidays are certainly a time of celebration and sugary food may be a big part of it, they are also a fertile breeding ground for bacteria and plaque that can cause cavities. Today, ingredients in the water supply and toothpaste help to prevent cavities. One of these essential ingredients is called fluoride. How does Fluoride Prevent Cavities? […]
While most people know that brushing and flossing on a regular basis keeps teeth healthy, what people put in their mouth also influences oral healthy. A healthy diet is essential for healthy teeth and a healthy body. Minimize Sugar Intake First of all, food can be packed with sugar. First, bacteria use sugar to grow and […]
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