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Is your child a mouth breather?

A Variety of Dentures to Meet Your Needs It’s a Wrap: Ending the year with a smile!   Have you ever watched to see if your child is breathing through his or her mouth? Breathing through the mouth instead of the nose may lead to trouble for youngsters. Kids who typically breathe through their mouth—most

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A Variety of Dentures to Meet Your Needs

Are you a tooth grinder? Is your child a mouth breather?   With advancements in prosthetic dentistry, patients are now able to wear dentures that are comfortable, natural looking, and long lasting. There are different options to choose from that will meet your individual needs, whether you have a few teeth missing or have lost

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Are you a tooth grinder?

Find Out how Your Diet can Cause Cavities A Variety of Dentures to Meet Your Needs   Perhaps you had a particularly irritating commute home from work, and you realize at the end that your jaw was clenched tight the entire time. Or maybe you grind your teeth when you are nervous or anxious about

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Find Out how Your Diet can Cause Cavities

Curing the Nail-Biting Habit Are you a tooth grinder?   Sometimes food that’s good for your body isn’t necessarily the best for your teeth. Drs. Janet Kan and Paul Chapman and our team want you to know which healthy foods can harm your teeth and gums, and what steps you can take to continue enjoying

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Curing the Nail-Biting Habit

Sealants: What are they and how do they help? Find Out how Your Diet can Cause Cavities   Do you ever find yourself gnawing at your nails? Nail-biting is a very common and difficult to break habit which usually has its beginnings in childhood. It can leave your fingers and nail beds red and swollen.

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Sealants: What are they and how do they help?

Alleviate Tooth Sensitivity Curing the Nail-Biting Habit   Molars are made up of canyons, caves, pits, and seemingly endless caverns that are a breeding ground for decay. The protective solution is a sealant. When done correctly, a sealant from Drs. Janet Kan and Paul Chapman of Rideau Dental on 4th St can be most effective

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Alleviate Tooth Sensitivity

Halloween: Candy, costumes, and more! Sealants: What are they and how do they help?   If a sip of ice water, spoonful of ice cream, or piping hot latte is enough to send shivers up your spine from tooth sensitivity, be assured you are not alone. It’s estimated that as many as one in eight

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Halloween: Candy, costumes, and more!

I have sensitive teeth. What are my options? Alleviate Tooth Sensitivity   All Hallows’ Eve, more commonly known as Halloween, is a yearly event celebrated on October 31, and one that is anticipated by the young and young at heart all over the world. Some scholars claim that Halloween originated from Celtic festivals that honored

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I have sensitive teeth. What are my options?

Good Dental Hygiene Impacts Overall General Health Halloween: Candy, costumes, and more!   At Rideau Dental on 4th St, we have patients coming in asking us why a taste of ice cream or a sip of coffee becomes a painful experience, or why brushing or flossing makes them wince or cringe. The answer, usually, is

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Good Dental Hygiene Impacts Overall General Health

Thanksgiving in North America I have sensitive teeth. What are my options?   There are many ways in which your oral health has an impact on your overall general health. There are naturally occurring bacteria in the mouth. Some of those bacteria, including strep and staph, are harmful, while other bacteria are essential for the

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