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The Best and Worst Halloween Candy for Teeth

October 27, 2016


Did you know that just over 25% of candy purchased in America each year is bought at Halloween? For children, Halloween is all about dressing up with their friends, and bagging as much candy as they can get. But, how are those sweets affecting your child’s teeth? Today, we’ll look at some of the best…
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Participate in Our Candy Buy Back to Support our Troops!

October 20, 2016


Operation Gratitude annually sends upwards of 200,000 care packages filled with food, entertainment, hygiene, and handmade items, plus personal letters of appreciation to members of our armed forces to say “Thank You” to all who serve. Our dental practice is proud to participate in this operation by hosting our annual candy buy back campaign. Each…
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Would you Brush your Teeth with Toast? Your Ancestors did.

October 13, 2016


Did you know that dental floss used to be made of silk thread? Or, that toothbrushes used to be made of bone and horse hair? Oral health care has a long and weird history that stretches back to ancient cultures and includes numerous ingredients and tools that have helped carve the path for modern dentistry….
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Stop! That Healthy Snack May Ruin Your Child’s Teeth.

September 29, 2016


As a parent, you’re always trying to gain a leg up on creating a healthy lifestyle for your child, and one of the best ways to help is by giving them a more nutritious diet. Whether it’s snacking on granola bars, or choosing fruit instead of potato chips, there are endless dietary actions that you…
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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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