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Alpha Dental Care is a family dentist located in Milton, Ontario. We know that there are often many questions when it comes to choosing a dentist or simply having general questions. Our blog is meant as a place to educate and hopefully answer questions related to family dentistry, children's dentistry, orthodontics and cosmetic dentistry.

Pros and Cons of Pacifiers

A pacifier is a quick and simple tool that keeps your baby calm and satisfied. It appears to be the very first thing in life for your little thing to appreciate and worship. This is why young mothers often find it hard to break the habit. Briefly, like any other thing on earth, a pacifier is both good and bad in some ways. Let’s see why.

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Pregnancy and Teeth

Teeth are a kind of mirror of a person’s general health, and any change in the body may immediately leave its mark on teeth and gums. Pregnancy is one such thing: it causes hormonal shifts, which may reveal underlying disorders that you have not noticed before or trigger new ones. It is not uncommon for a pregnant woman to realize that her teeth are decaying faster than before. This is quite something to consider if you are planning to have a child.

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Diabetes and Oral Health

Diabetes is a complicated chronic metabolic disease that causes many negative consequences. It affects the condition of important systems in the body as well as eyes, nerves, heart and kidneys of the person. Though the disease is so destructive, the patients are surprised when they discover one more serious complication of diabetes: deterioration of dental health. Actually, the condition features concomitant oral manifestations that harm dental issues. A study has revealed the prevalence of oral soft tissue diseases and tooth decay in diabetic group in comparison with non-diabetics. 

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Did you Know?

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15 March 2017
Family Dentistry
Do cold or hot food and drinks give you pain? Does it hurt badly when you brush or floss your teeth? If you say yes to these questions, you have sensitive teeth. It is an increasingly common issue, an...
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17 September 2017
Children's Dentistry
Lots of nursing moms are as happy about seeing first teeth erupt in their babies as they are worried. This is quite painful for babies, and they often get anxious and sometimes extremely noisy....
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18 October 2016
Family Dentistry
Diabetes is a complicated chronic metabolic disease that causes many negative consequences. It affects the condition of important systems in the body as well as eyes, nerves, heart and kidneys of...
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13 July 2017
Family Dentistry
What is root canal treatment?Root canal treatment is applied when the pulp of a tooth gets infected and has to be removed (pulpitis). After that, the dentist should clean, fill in and seal the canal. ...
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02 September 2017
Family Dentistry
Cosmetic Dentistry
Dental implants and dentures are used when it comes to replacing tooth crowns and/or tooth roots that are damaged beyond repair. Millions of people lose teeth for various reasons and face the necessit...