Every health-conscious Derry parent knows that sugar is the number one cause of cavities for New Hampshire kids – and plenty of us adults also snack on too many sweet snacks and beverages.
Most Derry men and women know that flossing is an important part of oral health. The value of this simple yet essential exercise in oral hygiene has been shown time and time again. But does fear have to play a role in Manchester’s commitment to the practice?
Teeth grinding is also a common dental threat. Be careful not to grind teeth, this can not only wear away enamel but also pave ways for cavities to get in. If you grind your teeth while you are sleeping, make an appointment to be fitted for a night guard. Your enamel will thank you.
Fortunately, for Derry NH patients there are a variety of effective treatments for bite problems. If you suspect your child has a bite misalignment, it is especially important to have them examined as early as possible.