Posts made in August, 2013

Food acidity: How does it affect your teeth?

Posted on Aug 29, 2013

Everyone knows that high sugar food and drink like candy and soda are bad for your teeth, but the acidity of what we consume can also affect the health of our teeth.  Here’s an interesting list showing the acidity of common foods and drinks. The list includes lots of food that we would eat on a regular day, so it’s good to know how to balance out the pH of what we eat.

It’s important to make an effort to keep your teeth healthy as best you can.  Feel free to ask us any questions you might have about your teeth during your next appointment.

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Your Guide to Dental Health

Posted on Aug 22, 2013

Proper techniques for flossing and brushing your teeth are important. Developing a proper routine will benefit for long-term dental results. Here’s an infographic which shows off all the different ways that we should be cleaning our teeth.

Do you need some dental advice, or would like your children to learn about how to properly care for their teeth? Call the HGS Ortho office to book your next appointment.

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Practical Advice to Promote Dental Health

Posted on Aug 15, 2013

Promoting dental health for your children is just as important as their physical health. Canadian Living has a great article with lots of practical advice to help you promote proper dental health in your home. They explain how to choose the right toothpaste for your child and why it`s good to choose sugar free gum.

Give us a call and we can book an appointment for you and answer any questions you may have about your child`s dental health.

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How can teeth benefit from green tea?

Posted on Aug 8, 2013

Green tea is known for having many health benefits, but you may not know that green tea may also strengthen your teeth! Check out this article that discusses the possible dental benefits to drinking green tea.

Are you looking for other ways to keep your teeth healthy?  We can help! Call HGS Ortho to book an appointment to speak with one of our dental professionals.

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What are your brushing and flossing techniques?

Posted on Aug 1, 2013

We all know that brushing and flossing our teeth is an important part of taking care of our teeth, but are you sure you are doing it correctly? The Canadian Dental Association has illustrated how to properly floss and brush your teeth.

Are you brushing and flossing regularly?  We can help you show you the best techniques for brushing and flossing to keep your smile clean and bright. Call HGS Ortho to book your next appointment.

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