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A Healthy Halloween

With Halloween right around the corner, kids are getting excited about dressing up and going door-to-door to collect bags full of candy. While it can be fun for the whole family, it also means lots of sugar, and potential for damage to little teeth. Luckily, there are ways to ensure that your kids’ Halloween is a dental-friendly one!

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After Halloween: Being Smile-Smart About Candy

It’s a fun time of year for children, with Halloween giving them a chance to dress up in a costume and collect candy from neighbours. But for parents, it can be a bit stressful to monitor sugar intake from all of that Halloween candy while still letting the kids have their treats. We’re here to help you deal with those large bags of candy you now have and the children who want to devour them.

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Back to School Tips

It’s that time again! September means back-to-school for kids everywhere. And for parents, this means getting your kids ready for the year ahead. Along with picking up all the necessary school supplies, co-coordinating schedules, and dealing with the back-to-school nerves, there is always a lot to do when this time of year rolls around.

We’ve got some helpful tips to make sure dental problems aren’t part of your back-to school stress:

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A Real Grind – Solutions for Bruxism

After a good night’s sleep, most people would expect to wake up feeling refreshed and rested, ready to take on the day. But for those who have to deal with bruxism, unfortunately that is rarely the case.

Bruxism, the medical term for what most refer to as teeth grinding, is quite common in adults. Often, people don’t even realize they’ve been grinding their teeth throughout the night, if it wasn’t for the resulting jaw pain and sore teeth they’re met with in the morning. Bruxism is thought to be the result of many different possible causes – the main one believed to be stress and anxiety. Additional causes include misalignment of the upper and lower teeth, sleep apnea, snoring and other sleep issues, and even acid reflux.

Luckily, there are ways to deal with teeth grinding. Here are a few that are worth giving a try:

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