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Teenage Teeth: Seven Guidelines Parents Should Follow

June 19, 2014

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    As children become more independent, parents often have less direct influence over their child’s oral care. The transition to adolescence means that schedules become more crowded and teens are left with more responsibility in caring for their own teeth.  Too often, this results in first-time cavities and missed opportunities to catch dental issues…
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The Truth About Sports Drinks

May 15, 2014

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Kids and teens love sports drinks.  In fact, studies have shown that these “thirst quenchers” are consumed by 62% of adolescents every day.  But are they good for your child’s body or teeth? And are they truly necessary for sports performance?  Here are a few facts: Sports drinks contain more sugar than you may realize….
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Infant Oral Care: How Early is Too Early to Begin?

May 1, 2014

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Establishing a healthy starting point for your child’s oral care start earlier than you may realize.  It’s amazing how quickly time passes and how fast children grow up.  We’ve put together a few guidelines to encourage you to make good dental habits a priority and to begin caring for your child’s teeth as soon as…
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Top 6 Tooth Myths Busted

April 17, 2014

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There’s a lot of misinformation about dental care. While many of the myths are harmless, believing in some of them may actually cause you to neglect or damage your teeth. It’s important to get correct information and find out what’s true and what’s false. Here are the top 6 tooth myths we love busting. #1…
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Smoothies that are Great for your Teeth!

April 3, 2014

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  Do you love smoothies? Here are three great tasting and tooth friendly smoothies you and your family will love. Each one uses fresh, basic ingredients is easy to make and provides approximately 4, 8oz. servings. If you try one, we would love to hear your thoughts. The Super Bright Smile Smoothie     This…
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5 Crazy Things We Do to Our Teeth!

March 20, 2014

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  Kids and adults do some crazy things to their teeth! Avoiding our list of the top five is a great way to save yourself from future tooth trouble. 1. Using your teeth as tools.     Your teeth are not bottle openers, package rippers, string cutters or any of the number of other crazy…
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5 Bad Brushing Blunders: Tooth Brushing Mistakes to Avoid

March 6, 2014

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  We all know how to brush our teeth, right? Unfortunately there are times when we may actually do more harm than good. Here are the five worst toothbrush blunders:   1. Brushing too hard. Brushing with too much force can damage sensitive gums and wear away the protective enamel of your teeth. Try to…
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