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How to prevent dental caries by following these steps

Brush twice a day with a fluoride rich toothpaste. Clean between your teeth daily with floss or inter-dental cleaner. Eat nutritious and balanced meals and limit snacking. Check with Dr. Chandy about the use of supplemental fluoride, which strengthens your teeth, and about use of dental sealants (a plastic protective coating) applied to the chewing surfaces of the back teeth (where decay often starts) to protect them from decay. Visit Aegis Dental regularly for professional cleanings and oral examination.

Back to School and Bright Smiles

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A Smile a day keeps the Doctor away

The benefits of a smile.

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Baby Dental Exam

A child should be taken to the dentist for the first check up when the first tooth appears or by the first birthday.  

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Baby Teeth Tips

Baby Teeth Root Resorption Baby teeth are very important to your child. They help children speak clearly and chew naturally. They also aid in forming a path that permanent teeth can follow when they are ready to erupt. The following picture clearly shows the need for keeping […]

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Tooth Survival

A tooth that has been knocked out starts to die within 15 minutes, but if you put it in milk or hold it in your mouth it will survive longer. See a dentist ASAP!

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Drinking Soda

People who drink 3 or more glasses of soda each day have 62% more tooth decay, fillings and tooth loss than others. Put down the pop and sports drinks and pick up some nice fresh water instead.

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Tooth Enamel

Tooth enamel is the hardest substance in the human body. However, we do not recommend that you use your pearly whites to open bottle caps!  

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Smile, an everlasting smile… The average woman smiles 62 times a day. The average man smiles about 8 times a day. Kids laugh around 400 times a day, adults just 15 times a day. Smile, an everlasting smile…

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Dental care for kids

Dentistry Professor Advises Parents To Teach Their Children Good Dental Hygiene Habits Early. The Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader (10/7) features commentary from University of Kentucky assistant professor Kelly Dingrando in which she highlights the importance of imparting healthy dental habits on children in order to ensure lifelong good […]

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MouthHealthy Kids’ Halloween Headquarters Offers Tips, Activities.

The ADA News (10/17) reports that the ADA’s and websites are offering “more activities, games and advice” ahead of Halloween “to scare away those unwanted tricks that sugary treats can play on children’s dental health.” offers tips for a healthy Halloween and a new […]

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