Oral Hygeine For Children

Dr Janet Gritzman BA, BDS(Wits), P.D.D.(PTA)Dip Odont Endo(PTA), Dipl.Dent (Conscious Sedation & Pain Control)(UWC) Why is it important to clean my baby’s mouth and teeth? Cleaning a baby’s mouth and teeth is important for the preservation of healthy teeth and gums, and maintaining the general health…

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The Dental Check-up

Dr Janet Gritzman BA, BDS(Wits), P.D.D.(PTA)Dip Odont Endo(PTA), Dipl.Dent (Conscious Sedation & Pain Control)(UWC) At what age should a child have his/her first dental check-up? Early visits to the dentist have been strongly recommended to help reduce the number of infants and children who suffer from…

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Xylitol – The Sweet Truth

Dr Janet Gritzman BA, BDS(Wits), P.D.D.(PTA)Dip Odont Endo(PTA), Dipl.Dent (Conscious Sedation & Pain Control)(UWC) Most children have a sweet tooth. They prefer to eat sweets rather than any other healthy alternative. While artificial sweeteners are sometimes recommended to help keep kids away from sugar, not every…

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