Southeast Dental - Dentist in Markham, ON

Address : 70 Karachi Dr, Markham ON L3S 0B5
  Call Us : 905-471-2002

To Our Patients -
We're Open Now

On behalf of the entire team at Southeast Dental we sincerely hope that you and your family are in good health. We are happy to inform you that we are now able to provide dental care once again.

While many things have changed over the last few months, one thing has remained the same: our commitment to your health and safety. Our office has always followed strict infection control standards and in order to keep us all protected during this pandemic and in the future, we have updated our protocols. When we see you at your next appointment, things will be a little different but rest assured, it’s all in the best interest of our staff, patients and families. Click here to see how your next visit will look.

We look forward to seeing you again soon. Please call or text us at 905-471-2002 or email us at info@southeastdental.ca to book your next appointment.

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Improve Your Family’s Dental Health with These Kid-Friendly Foods

In our last post, we outlined some tips to get your kids back-to-school ready. This week, we’re getting into year-round habits that can keep your whole family’s pearly whites healthy – it’s all about what you eat!

While you and your kids can’t always brush during your days at work and school, there are foods that can help clean your teeth on the go. The best part? Your kids will like these options.

Apples & Pears: These fruits are naturally abrasive, which means they help to scrub your teeth clean as you chew. They also contain Vitamin C, which keeps gums from breaking down and becoming tender. Apples are an especially great choice – they stimulate gums, increase saliva and fight plaque, all while providing vitamins and minerals the body needs.

Carrots & Celery: Like apples and pears, these are abrasive foods that massage gums and help clean teeth as you chew. Also, because they require extra chewing, they create even more saliva to neutralize acids in the mouth that are caused by bacteria.

Cheese: Cheese is known for its calcium, phosphate, and other vitamins that help the mouth stay pH balanced, and keeps tooth enamel strong. These vitamins also help to produce saliva, and kill bacteria that can cause cavities.

Whole Grains: Whole-grain breads, bran and brown rice are a good option for healthy teeth, because they contain vitamin B and iron to keep gums healthy, as well as magnesium for bones and teeth. The high fibre content in whole-grain foods is also helpful, because it encourages saliva which protects against tooth decay.

Lean Protein: Phosphorous is a mineral that aids in strengthening tooth enamel and balancing pH levels in the mouth to prevent growth of cavity-causing bacteria – this mineral is found in lean proteins, like chicken, eggs, and lean beef. 

With so many delicious options, it’s easy for your whole family to keep dental health in mind while eating throughout the day. For more tips on the best food for your mouth, speakto your dental professionals at Markham’s Southeast Dental.

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