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The Importance of Dental Care in Early Childhood - Ranchlands Dental - Children Dentistry Calgary

The Importance of Dental Care in Early Childhood

Dental care plays an important role in keeping mouths and bodies healthy for all age groups, but even more so during early childhood when the dental system is developing. Introducing a child to the dental team earlier rather than later provides an opportunity to create a positive relationship where
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Can You Catch a Cavity? - Ranchlands Dental - Dentists in Calgary

Can You Catch a Cavity?

Catching a cold or cough from your loved one seems possible, as it’s easy to imagine virulent germs being spread during a coughing or sneezing attack. But catching a cavity – can that really happen? During a smooch, it’s not just love and affection that’s being shared. Bacteria called Strept
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Oral Bacteria – Is It Really That Bad? - Ranchlands Dental - Dentists in Calgary

Oral Bacteria – Is It Really That Bad?

Bacteria – is it really as bad and damaging to our health as reports suggest? We know certain bacteria can actually promote health (hence the recent increased promotion of fermented foods and drinks) but when it comes to oral bacteria, is there anything good to report? When we hear the word bacter
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Preventing Childhood Tooth Decay - Ranchlands Dental - General Dentists Calgary

Preventing Childhood Tooth Decay

Tooth decay can affect patients of all ages, including babies, toddlers, and young children. Sometimes viewed as an older child and teenage predicament, dental decay doesn’t limit its destruction to a certain demographic.  It can be diagnosed in the youngest and oldest of mouths. Painful and
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Dentistry For Children - Ranchlands Dental - Dentistry For Children Calgary

Dentistry For Children

Dental Health for children isn’t just about making sure teeth are white and cavity free, but also involves monitoring a young bite to ensure that skeletal and dental abnormalities and discrepancies are caught early and treated appropriately. Correct eruption of baby teeth play an important part in
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Oral Cancer – Are You At Risk?

If your lifestyle involves heavy drinking, smoking, or chewing tobacco you may be at greater risk for developing oral cancer. But it isn’t just smokers and drinkers who are at risk – people who use sunbeds on a regular basis and have a history of sunburns to the lips also fall in to a high risk
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Canker Sores – They May be Small but They’re Sure Painful - Ranchlands Dental - General Dentists Calgary
Dry Mouth – What Causes This Condition and How To Manage It - Ranchlands Dental - Dry Mouth Solutions Calgary
Saliva – Why a Little Spit is Good for Your Oral Health - Ranchlands Dental - General Dentists

Saliva – Why a Little Spit is Good for Your Oral Health

Saliva, or spit, plays an important role in keeping your mouth and teeth healthy.  When reduced due to injury, illness, or medication, the mouth suffers and becomes at greater risk for developing dental decay and other diseases.  Considered vital in building and maintaining the health of both hard
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Fluoride – How a Little Paste Can Help Your Smile - Ranchlands Dental - Dentists in Calgary

Fluoride – How a Little Paste Can Help Your Smile

The fluoride debate – is it good for teeth or can we all get along just fine without it?  The reality is that the lack of fluoride in Calgary’s drinking water and the rise in childhood decay suggests that this dental staple, relied on to protect tooth enamel, shouldn’t be completely ignored.
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