Molar Incisor Hypomineralization (MIH)

You may hear your child's dentist refer to hypomineralization, hypoplasia, "weak enamel" or "chalky enamel" on some of their teeth. Dr. Charmaine sees this often and can discuss with you how to...

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Fissure sealants

Fissure sealants are a great preventive measure we can take to avoid cavities in the deep grooves of the back molars. These grooves are the most common site for cavities to form, especially in...

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Flossing baby teeth

Flossing baby teeth is just as important as flossing adult teeth! When you don't floss, you miss cleaning roughly 35% of the tooth's surface. To help prevent the cavities or holes in between the...

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Check out this fun fact!

Hopefully the Narwhal keeps their tooth brushed and flossed! That would be one big filling!! (Another fun fact: Dr. Charmaine didn't know narwhals were real until 3 years ago LOL!!)

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How do you check your kids brushing?

Plaque disclosing tablets are a great way to show where you or your child might be missing with the toothbrush. Simply chew a tablet prior to brushing - it will stain the plaque so it is really...

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SIX YEAR OLD MOLARS: TEETHING AGAIN!!

LET's talk 6 year old molars!! These permanent teeth are called 6 year old molars because they typically come in around 6 year old - although the age range for normal eruption can be anywhere from...

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WHAT SETS US APART?

            CHILDREN'S DENTIST V'S GENERAL DENTIST WHY SEE A CHILDREN'S DENTIST We see newborn and infants!! Oral health starts from the beginning. Whether its a tooth that erupted around before or...

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Spit, Don’t Rinse your Toothpaste!!

       Spit your toothpaste after brushing instead of rinsing your mouth out. Did you know toothpaste has benefits even after brushing our teeth? If you rinse with water immediately after brushing...

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“Baby Bottle” tooth decay

Many people are surprised to hear that babies can get cavities too!! Severe Early Childhood Caries (SECC), also known as Baby Bottle Decay can happen to children from the moment a tooth erupts into...

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Tips for brushing your toddlers teeth

    Use a small smear of toothpaste (half the size of a pea) Stand behind them and let them watch in the mirror. It helps them know that you are in control and also makes them feel secure. Sing a...

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What is a Children’s Dentist?

Dr. Charmaine Hall is a Specialist Children's Dentist, otherwise known as a Paediatric Dentist. A Children's Dental specialist has done 3 additional years of training after dental school where they...

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Is my Baby Teething?

There are many signs that you baby is could be teething, ranging from excessive fussiness to drooling and to low grade fever. In summary, you many notice the following changes in your child:...

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