MY BABY’S TEETH SEEM DISCOLOURED. SHOULD I BE WORRIED?

Are you worried that your child´s teeth are changing colour? You are noticing yellow to brown to black and also greenish stains.Your Baby teeth which is also referred to as milk teeth are usually whiter than their adult teeth. Oh! What a relief right. This happens because their adult teeth is...

Breastfeeding & Oral Health In Babies

WHO and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) recommend that breastfeeding be initiated within the first hour after birth, continued exclusively for the first 6 months of life and continued, with safe and adequate complementary foods, up to 2 years or beyond. The risk of dying in the first 28 days of life is...

The Facts on Acid and Dental Decay

Hello Nigerians, there are many things that are bad for your teeth: chewing on ice, using the teeth to open bottle covers, chewing on bone, not wearing mouth-guard while playing contact sports, and of course excessive sugar intake. Sugar reigns supreme in the world of poor oral hygiene, and every dentist, including your DENTAL CHANNEL...

11 Mistakes You Make Brushing Your Teeth

Brushing your teeth as part of your morning and evening rituals plays an important role in oral hygiene. It helps you maintain good oral health by removing food particles, debris and plaque from your teeth and bacteria from your mouth just like your general body hygiene. Good oral health also impacts your overall health. It...

A MUST READ: WHO IS IN CHARGE OF YOUR TEETH?

OVERVIEW OF WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU DON’T BRUSH YOUR TEETH REGULARLY This is for you, If you have tooth discolouration, mouth odour, bleeding gum, itching gum, pain on chewing, shaking teeth,     After eating, the food remnants/ deposits in the mouth become organised and colonised by millions of bacteria in our mouth and strictly attach to the...

TOP 8 QUESTIONS ON ROOT CANAL TREATMENT(RCT2)

CLICK HERE TO READ THE TOP 4 QUESTIONS ON RCT 6. If a Tooth Has Had Root Canal Treatment, Is It a Dead Tooth? Root Canal Treatment does not kill a tooth. Even though root canal treatment removes the pulp tissue from inside the tooth, the tooth is by no means "dead." Following successful endodontic treatment,...

TOP 8 QUESTIONS ON ROOT CANAL TREATMENT(RCT)

RCT is one name that gives many patients shivers when told about it. However, in reality, it is not that bad. Infact, it is an instant pain reliever and the best treatment to retain the original teeth. A Root canal treated tooth serves its purpose and function just as a healthy tooth. It is...

ABOUT THE COMMONEST DENTAL TREATMENT: Scaling and Polishing

Scaling and polishing is about the most beneficial, commonest, simplest, cheapest dental treatment worldwide. It is termed professional cleaning and it can be carried out by dentists & dental therapists in Nigeria. IF YOU HAVE NOT BEEN TO A DENTIST BEFORE IF YOU HAVE NOT BEEN TO THE DENTIST IN THE PAST 6 MONTHS IF YOU HAVE...

MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT TEETHING IN NIGERIA

MYTHS and MISCONCEPTIONS are beliefs, ideas, opinions and stories which people of a particular culture and race hold unto about a subject matter for many years and are passed down as incorrect information from generation to generation.  TEETHING is a process which occurs in every child and it is a normal physiologic process in the...

TEETHING! what you need to know

Teething is a process which occurs in every child and it is a normal physiologic process in the life of a child. This results in the emergence of the first sets of teeth usually the lower teeth through the gum into the mouth. The teeth emerging often arrive in pairs The process usually starts at...
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