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How to Prevent Childhood Cavities

September 15, 2016


It’s never too early to begin a healthy oral care routine. In fact, you should begin caring for your child’s gums long before their first tooth emerges, which is usually around the six-month mark of their life. Healthy gums are an important predicator of healthy teeth, and maintaining clean gums will help ensure that your…
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Are Your Children’s Drinks Harming Their Teeth?

September 1, 2016


The average American consumes 22 grams of sugar per day, which is double the recommended daily amount. All of that sugar does considerable damage to tooth enamel and can lead to cavities and other oral issues. Some of the beverages we consume are surprisingly high in sugar. Below are some of the best – and…
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Read This Before Letting Your Child Floss!

August 18, 2016


Flossing is an important part of maintaining a healthy mouth for your child, yet a recent study found that only 4 out of 10 Americans floss on a daily basis. Brushing teeth alone only cleans the visible areas and misses out on the spaces between teeth and leaves your child vulnerable to acid buildup and…
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The Perfect Mouth Healthy Picnic for Your Family

August 4, 2016


Packing the perfect picnic is a fantastic way to get outside and spend some time with your family. But having an outdoor meal can also be a chance to eat foods that will improve your teeth! Below are some picnic “must haves” that taste great, and help keep your mouth healthy! French Onion Dip French…
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Baby Bottle Do’s and Don’ts to Avoid Childhood Cavities

July 21, 2016


Did you know that childhood cavities are the most common chronic childhood disease, and are almost entirely preventable? A great place to prevent cavities is in your child’s baby bottle. Follow these steps to help keep your infant cavity-free. Don’t: Put Sugary Drinks in Your Child’s Baby Bottle Putting sugary beverages such as fruit juice…
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6 Ways to Keep Your Kids’ Tooth Enamel Strong

July 7, 2016


Tooth enamel is the first line of defense your teeth have against plaque and cavities. It is the white, visible part of the tooth and it is also the hardest part of the human body. Unfortunately, tooth enamel takes a lot of abuse from the acids formed by cavity-causing bacteria. So how can you protect…
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The Truth about George Washington’s Teeth

June 23, 2016


George Washington, the first President of the United States and revolutionary general, had dental problems his entire life. When he was inaugurated President in 1789, he only had one real tooth remaining in his mouth. A man known for his strength and resolve, Washington’s great oral pain sometimes made it quite difficult for the renowned…
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Picking The Perfect Dental Home for Your Child

June 9, 2016


Choosing a primary doctor or dentist for your child can be a hard and confusing process. So, how can you choose the right dentist for your children? We’ve outlined a few reasons why pediatric dentists are the absolute best choice to be your kids’ dental home. Pediatric Dentists Make Office Visits Fun Pediatric dental offices…
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