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Preventive Dental Sealants
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Preventive Dental Sealants

Did you know that the natural grooves in permanent molars are a very common place to find that a child has developed a first cavity? These grooves are so narrow that even with very good tooth brushing skills bacteria, food and stain can get inside and cause decay. What if you could prevent cavities from forming in the deep grooves of your child’s newly erupted adult molars?

First Dental Visit! What to Expect.
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First Dental Visit! What to Expect.

What an exciting time! Your child is ready to go to the dentist! The Canadian Dental Association recommends children are seen by a dental professional within six months of the eruption of their first tooth, or by the age of 1 year. Now you may be thinking “there is no way my child will sit still for a dental appointment”!

Great Success At Oral Hygiene Workshop for Alcona Glen Elementary School Students
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Great Success At Oral Hygiene Workshop for Alcona Glen Elementary School Students

We were recently given a wonderful opportunity to help instruct four Grade 1 classes at Alcona Glen Elementary School in oral hygiene. It was a fun-filled morning with an entertaining video, colouring activity and hands-on instruction. We learned about what causes cavities (bacteria in plaque) and what we can do to prevent cavities!