Archive for October, 2017

Best (and Worst) Halloween Treats For Your Children’s Teeth

Friday, October 27th, 2017
treats

Try to avoid hard and sticky candy when it comes to Halloween treats.

It’s almost Halloween, many children’s favorite holiday! This, of course, is because of the mountain of candy they receive after a night full of trick-or-treating. Before your child starts unwrapping all of their hard-earned treats, take a look at the kind of candy they collected. Some of those candies can cost your child some pretty serious oral health problems and should be avoided whenever possible. (more…)

What Is Chronic Halitosis?

Friday, October 20th, 2017
There is a big difference between the occasional bad breath  and the misfortune of having chronic halitosis.

There is a big difference between the occasional bad breath and the misfortune of having chronic halitosis.

Many people wake up with bad breath in the morning, but it goes away once they’ve brushed their teeth. For others – more than 80 million people – the bad breath is harder to treat. These people suffer from chronic halitosis or chronic bad breath. There is a big difference between the occasional bad breath after eating garlic bread and the misfortune of having chronic bad breath that isn’t easily cured by mouthwash. (more…)

How and Why Do Dentists Fix Cavities for Children?

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017
child feels pain due to teeth sensitivity

Cavity care for kids is similar to cavity care for adults since baby teeth still need to be healthy and preserved.

While kids eventually lose their baby teeth, oral hygiene is always important even from a young age. Their baby teeth need to survive until the adult teeth grow in and guide them out of the gums, which helps to make sure the new teeth grow in the right way. And while we should be teaching our kids about oral hygiene from a young age, kids can still end up with cavities. Cavity care for kids is similar to cavity care for adults since baby teeth still need to be healthy and preserved. (more…)

Celebrate World Smile Day On October 6

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017
Celebrate World Smile Day this Friday!

Celebrate World Smile Day this Friday!

This Friday, celebrate world smile day by sharing your smile to brighten someone’s day. At Affinity Dental, we know just how important smiles are, and believe that everyone should be proud of their smiles! Take this time to remember how much a smile can mean to someone, and share a small act of kindness with others. (more…)