About Anita Awuor

I believe patient care is the most important thing in a dental practice, and we need to build relationships and mutual trust with our patients. My primary duty is to let you know that The George R. Owino & Associates Dental Centre is there to take care of your needs and keep you informed, as much as possible, regarding your treatments.

Flossing and Life Expectancy

 

How Flossing Can Improve Your Life Expectancy

 

When you floss, you help prevent your gums from becoming inflamed. Which is a good thing. What happens when your gums are inflamed is that you have a chronic bacterial infection in your mouth. This harms your arteries through two mechanisms: the bacteria find their […]

By |January 26th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dental Pumice Powder

What is Pumice?

Pumice is formed when lava containing high levels of gases and water erupts from a volcano. The escaping gas bubbles make the lava frothy.  When the gas-rich froth of glassy lava solidifies rapidly, a very light and porous volcanic rock is formed giving the cooled pumice its light […]

By |June 12th, 2018|Information|0 Comments

Bad Breath (Halitosis)

What Causes Bad Breath?

There are a number of reasons why you might have bad breath. While many causes are harmless, bad breath can sometimes be a sign of something serious.

 

Bacteria

Bad breath can happen anytime thanks to the numerous types of bad breath-causing bacteria that naturally live in your mouth. Your […]

By |May 21st, 2018|Information|0 Comments

Dental Emergencies

For all dental emergencies, it’s important to visit your dentist as soon as possible. Be sure to call your dentist and provide as much detail as you can about your condition. If the accident occurs when your dental office is not open, visit the nearest hospital. Here are some common […]

By |July 14th, 2017|FAQs|0 Comments

Oral Cancer Awareness

A risk factor is anything that increases a person’s chance of developing cancer. Although risk factors often influence the development of cancer, most do not directly cause cancer. Some people with several risk factors never develop cancer, while others with no known risk factors do. However, knowing your risk factors […]

By |April 13th, 2017|Information|0 Comments

Dental Sealants

Brushing and flossing are the best ways to help prevent cavities, but it is not always easy to clean every inch of your teeth, especially those teeth at the back of your mouth (called molars) that you use to chew. Molars are rough and uneven, a favorite place for leftover […]

By |January 14th, 2017|FAQs|0 Comments

Starting Early

A baby’s 20 primary teeth are already present in the jaws at birth. Those baby teeth that begin coming through the gums (erupt) around 6 months of age help set the stage for adult teeth by keeping space for them in the jaw.

Most children have a full set of 20 […]

By |November 20th, 2016|Tips & Advice|0 Comments

Teething

 

 

Your baby was born with all 20 primary teeth below their gumline. They typically start to come through between 6 and 12 months. Children usually have their full set of baby teeth in place by age 3 (36 months).

It’s not hard to tell when your baby starts teething. He or […]

By |November 18th, 2016|Tips & Advice|0 Comments