7 Ways to Strengthen and Support Children’s Positive Mental Health

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For kids to grow up happy and healthy mental health is as important as physical. And this is often overlooked. Mental health means having a healthy mind and body and being able to see things around us as are, it influences our perception of the world and ourselves. Kids are exposed to different types of emotions both at home and at school, even at the playground, from happiness to frustration and disappointment and teaching them how to cope with them in the right way is absolutely essential for helping them, maintain positive mental health. Help them understand it is not permanent Kids who experience bad emotions for the first time, like sadness, frustration or anger tend to feel overwhelmed by them and are not capable of understanding that is just a temporary state. This is why it is important to talk them through these emotions, explaining that it is temporary. As you know emotional injuries are quite similar to physical ones in the sense that it takes time for them to heel. Teaching your child how to deal with these emotions rather than suppress them is one of the most important lessons. Help them acquire knowledge Through education comes an […]

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Expecting A Baby? Visit A Dentist!!

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Pregnancy is a very special time in a woman’s life and care should be taken to make it as healthy as possible. If one is preparing for pregnancy or has already conceived, our goal is to provide a healthy disease free mouth, ensuring a healthy mother and baby. Planning Stage If you are in the pregnancy planning stages, now is the time to visit your dentist. An oral check-up and a thorough cleaning is a must. Any cavities and X-rays that need to be taken should be done at this stage. No Silver Amalgam (Containing Mercury) are to be done. The “amalgam fillings” contain mercury, which could cause toxic effects; hence the removal is done either before pregnancy or after. Any teeth to be extracted or any impacted teeth like the ‘wisdom teeth–molars’ should be attended to at this stage. Mouth should be bought to ‘Free From Infection’ phase at this stage. During Pregnancy There is a belief that the teeth get harmed during pregnancy. This is not entirely true but the gums are more susceptible to infections during pregnancy. This is due to the increased hormone levels in a women’s body during the entire period of pregnancy. General belief […]

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Expecting A Baby? Visit A Dentist!!

pregnant-

Pregnancy is a very special time in a woman’s life and care should be taken to make it as healthy as possible. If one is preparing for pregnancy or has already conceived, our goal is to provide a healthy disease free mouth, ensuring a healthy mother and baby. Planning Stage If you are in the pregnancy planning stages, now is the time to visit your dentist. An oral check-up and a thorough cleaning is a must. Any cavities and X-rays that need to be taken should be done at this stage. No Silver Amalgam (Containing Mercury) are to be done. The “amalgam fillings” contain mercury, which could cause toxic effects; hence the removal is done either before pregnancy or after. Any teeth to be extracted or any impacted teeth like the ‘wisdom teeth–molars’ should be attended to at this stage. Mouth should be bought to ‘Free From Infection’ phase at this stage. During Pregnancy There is a belief that the teeth get harmed during pregnancy. This is not entirely true but the gums are more susceptible to infections during pregnancy. This is due to the increased hormone levels in a women’s body during the entire period of pregnancy. General belief […]

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