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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.

Dental Care For Baby Teeth and Gums

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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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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Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

What is Baby Bottle Tooth Decay?

Baby teeth are very important as they are susceptible to cavities too. Healthy and strong teeth help to chew food thoroughly, speak properly and ensure their permanent teeth come in correctly. It's also crucial to get into healthy dental habits as early as possible because tooth decay may develop with the appearance of the very first tooth. Tooth decay is the most common dental disease among infants and children. Such tooth decay is also known as Baby Bottle Tooth Decay, Early Childhood Caries or Nursing Bottle Mouth.

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Did you Know?

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16 January 2017
Family Dentistry
Smoking-related diseases go far beyond what we are pretty much used to hear about – lung cancer, emphysema, chronic cough, etc. Many of us forget about the mouth, which actually takes the whole brunt ...
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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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05 September 2016
Family Dentistry
Welcome to our blog and we hope you follow us for frequent updates.  The Milton Dental Blog will be a place where we post important information, tips, updates, promotions and local Milton Informa...
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30 May 2017
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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 ...
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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. ...