A cavity is a hole that forms when acids in the mouth break down the hard outer layers of the tooth. Where does that acid come from? Your dentist in Plantation FL will advise you that bacteria live on your … Continue reading
Did you know that soda is the largest dietary source of sugar among children and adolescents? However, although sugary drinks can coat teeth and contribute to plaque build-up, sugar is not the worst part of soda for your teeth. In … Continue reading →
When you have a baby, there can be a lot to keep up with in terms of their health and well-being. However, if you have a newborn or young child, it is important to not let their dental health fall … Continue reading →
Tooth decay? Now that’s scary! Even with the best children’s dentist in Plantation, it can be hard staying on top of your child’s dental health during Halloween. Whether it is your little one trick or treating or you snacking on … Continue reading →
Teeth brushing should be introduced to your child as soon as their first teeth appear. During the toddler years, your child will have most or all of their teeth. At that time it becomes crucial that they start brushing on a … Continue reading →
The sooner children begin getting regular dental checkups, the healthier their mouths will stay throughout their lives. Early checkups from your pediatric dentistry in Plantation will prevent cavities and tooth decay that can lead to pain and other oral health … Continue reading →
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A customized mouth-guard cannot work so well with braces as the teeth are constantly moving. Unless you can customize it each time you wear it. The other issue is the mouth-guard getting stuck in the braces. Be careful. There are … Continue reading →
Yes. Baby teeth can be used strategically depending on the specific situation. All Phase I patients usually still have baby teeth. Dr. Khakhria likes to use all the resources he can to get the best possible results.
The short answer is – you will not know. Unless you are an orthodontist, you will not be able to assess all the different parts that make up your child’s bite. At times, your dentist may also miss some issues … Continue reading →