Struggling to Establish a Breastfeeding Relationship with Your Newborn? Should You Seek Tongue-Tie Surgery?

Posted on: 22 August 2016

If your dreams of having a child have always included the mental image of holding a snuggling infant to your breast, you may be frustrated by latching issues that interfere with the establishment of a breastfeeding relationship. A bad latch between mouth and nipple can cause your child to ingest too much air and develop gas, interfere with the balance of foremilk and hindmilk your body produces, and cause nipple pain and even cracking and bleeding. [Read More]

2 Tips To Make Your Child More Comfortable With Wearing Their Removable Palatal Crib

Posted on: 1 August 2016

A palatal crib is not designed to be painful, but the device can take some getting used to. The device is constructed to fit around your child's molars and snakes around the inner parts of their teeth. The wires prevent your child's thumb from making contact with their gums that are located behind their front teeth. This takes away the enjoyment that your child feels when they engage in thumb sucking. If your child wears a removable palatal crib, then this discomfort can cause them to want to remove the device. [Read More]

3 Tips For Keeping Your Veneers White

Posted on: 14 July 2016

If you have recently had veneers installed in your mouth, the last thing you want is for your veneers to get stained or start to look dull. Veneers are expensive, and you don't want to have to replace them for cosmetic reasons. Here are a few tips that will help you keep your new veneers looking white and shiny for the long-term. Ditch The Whitening Toothpaste The first thing you need to do to keep your veneers nice and shiny white is to ditch the whitening toothpaste. [Read More]

Protect Your Teeth From Stains When Eating Barbecue This Summer

Posted on: 29 June 2016

There are a few ways that eating barbecue can damage your teeth, however, by practicing good oral hygiene, you can avoid a lot of the dental problems that can occur as the result of barbecue. Knowing how barbecue can damage your teeth and what you can do to prevent a problem from occurring is important for maintaining your dental hygiene. How can barbecue damage your teeth? Barbecue can damage your teeth in the following ways: [Read More]