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 manage these teeth in the short term and...

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 children! What is every child’s favourite food? Seems to be...

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 teeth, you need to teach your child how to floss at a young...

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!!)

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 visible. Then do regular brushing. After brushing you will be able...