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3 Tips for Keeping Your Child's Teeth and Gums Healthy

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Dental care is as important for children as it is for adults; many parents believe that wrong childhood choices will not affect the permanent teeth once they erupt, but this couldn’t be further from the truth. Teaching a child good dental habits can set them up for a lifetime of responsible tooth care, as well as ensure the permanent teeth are set on ‘good ground’ once they erupt. This article highlights some tips to keep your child’s mouth healthy throughout childhood. Read More»

MRI Scans and Braces Removal: Why an MRI Scan Might Require Braces Removal

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Health care professionals sometimes need to rely on MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) scans to more accurately diagnose medical conditions. However, because of the powerful magnetic field generated by this system, metal objects that contain iron (ferromagnetic) must be removed beforehand. Orthodontic braces, however, are usually not a problem in this regard. Metal Braces Interfere With Image Quality Numerous studies have assessed the risks and found that there is no danger to patients wearing orthodontic braces. Read More»