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New Year Resolutions For Your Smile and Wellbeing

As we enter 2020 we hear more and more about New Year resolutions. Some very popular resolutions include working out, getting organized, saving money and taking better care of our health.

While these are all great resolutions and definitely worth making, it is rare that we hear a resolution about making dental health a priority in the New Year.

At Dr. Sachdeva’s Dental Surgery, we believe one of the best resolutions that you can make is to take care of your teeth and we have a few suggestions as to how you can achieve that.

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Top 4 Dental Tips During Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a very special time in a woman’s life. There are many things to plan for and a multitude of details to take care of. But in all the excitement of pregnancy and childbirth a woman should be sure take care of their dental health and that of their babies.

Happily, though some treatments and medications are better avoided in the first three months, most routine treatment is perfectly safe during pregnancy.

To ensure safe dental treatment during pregnancy, let your dentist know you are pregnant.

Holiday Oral Health Tips for Kids and Adults

Holiday Oral Health Tips for Kids and Adults

The holidays are the perfect time for family and friends to come together and celebrate. But those celebrations often center around food, and particularly sugar-rich food. Unfortunately, sugar-rich foods and drinks can be damaging to both your dental and general health.

The holiday season could be called the Sugar Season or even the Tooth Decay Season. At Dr. Sachdeva’s Dental Surgery, we can help you get through this season without suffering an increase in dental problems.

How Do Sweet Foods and Drinks Harm Your Teeth?

Sugary food or drinks are food for the bacteria naturally found in your mouth. Feeding the bacteria leads to acids as a result. The acids, which last in your mouth for 30 minutes, wear down tooth enamel and increase the risk of tooth decay as well as many other dental issues, including gingivitis.

Dentist Wantirna South Tips: Don’t let December Damage your Dental Bliss

Infographic: Don’t let December Damage your Dental Bliss

At this festive time of year, when everything seems happy and joyful, your dental health can be put at risk for several reasons: stress from family, work, and limited time pressures, an increased about of less than healthy holiday food and drink, and weakened will power to resist unhealthy temptations.

Here is a little bit of unsolicited, free advice from Dr. Sachdeva’s Dental Surgery to help your get through December’s dental dangers. Sometimes our behaviour and will power can be influenced just enough to make a difference by hearing a bit of advice and encouragement.

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6 Ways Unhealthy Teeth Can Affect Your Health

Other health conditions that might be connected to oral health include eating disorders, rheumatoid arthritis and Sjogren’s syndrome. Thus, it is important to tell your dentist if you have noticed any changes in your overall health or if you have a chronic disease such as diabetes.

You can protect your health and your body by practicing good oral hygiene every day and by visiting your dentist regularly. Also, by maintaining a healthy lifestyle such as eating a healthy diet and avoiding tobacco use, you can maintain strong teeth and bright smile. As soon as a dental problem arises, see your dentist immediately.