Many dentists recommend starting fluoride treatments at a very early age. In fact, in addition to dental clinics in Etobicoke, the Government of Canada supports the Community Water Fluoridation to help children of all ages lower the risk of tooth decay. What Is Fluoride? Fluoride is a mineral released from rocks into the air, soil and water. As a naturally Continue Reading
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Thumb sucking is a common habit among young children, which forms in infancy and can continue until 5 or 7 years of age. While there are no serious risks with thumb sucking for children in the early stages of life, it can pose problems once the child turns school-age. Why Do Children Suck Their Thumbs? In the womb, we develop Continue Reading
One of the lesser known or discussed conditions is that of geographic tongue. This condition may or may not require treatment depending on the severity and the presentation of symptoms. What Is Geographic Tongue? The medical condition of benign migratory glossitis, or geographic tongue, is a harmless condition. As the name suggests, it resembles a map of red patches on Continue Reading
We often tease children with the phrase “are you tongue-tied” when they appear shy around strangers. For many people, this comment offers a world of truth as being “tongue-tied” is actually a condition that can have mild to severe side effects. Visiting a family dentist in Etobicoke can help young children and adults who deal with the medical condition. While Continue Reading
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