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What Are These White Spots On My Child’s Teeth?

Those are white spot lesions! Let’s talk a bit about why they happen and what we can do about them. What Are White Spot Lesions (WSLs)? White spot lesions are simply areas of decalcification of our enamel. Before we have a true cavity (a… Continue Reading “What Are These White Spots On My Child’s Teeth?”

What Is Oil Pulling?

Charcoal toothpaste, sucking on lemons, placing aspirin in your mouth – there’s never a shortage of new tips and tricks in dentistry. There’s always going to be changes and claims in medicine as well as new methods to treating disease. It’s our job as… Continue Reading “What Is Oil Pulling?”

Doc, What Kind of Toothbrush Should I Be using?

The plethora of options for buying a new toothbrush might be confusing. Should you go with an electric or non-electric (manual) toothbrush? Which brand of electric or manual toothbrush? What type of bristles should my toothbrush have, does it even matter? Let’s clear the… Continue Reading “Doc, What Kind of Toothbrush Should I Be using?”