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Four Ways to Say “Thank You” to Your Teeth!

November 20, 2014


Your teeth are important!  Not only are they the first stage in eating and digestion, but a healthy set of teeth will keep you looking your best.  So perhaps it’s a idea good to say “Thank You” to your teeth for being so awesome.  Here are a few ways you can show your gratitude. Hum…
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When Fruit is Bad for Your Teeth

November 6, 2014


  With all of the junk food available to kids and adults, it’s hard to imagine that something as seemingly healthy as fruit could ever be bad for your teeth.  And certainly there are a lot of foods that are high in sugar that would be considered far worse for your overall oral health.  Still,…
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Should you worry about your child’s teeth grinding?

October 23, 2014


Occasionally parents will reach out to us because they’ve been alarmed by the sounds their children make while sleeping. And while it generally goes away, there are a few considerations you should be aware of.

Make Brushing & Flossing Fun: 4 Ideas that Work.

October 9, 2014


Too often, brushing and flossing can become an afterthought, especially when kids are less than excited about it to begin with. Here are a few tips to make brushing and flossing fun (and regular) in your household:

Recognizing Gum Disease and Taking Early Action

September 25, 2014


If you or your child’s gums bleed from routine brushing and flossing you should understand that this is not normal. If left untreated, gum disease may mean that teeth are lost or have to be removed.

Being Prepared for Dental Emergencies

September 11, 2014


When a dental emergency occurs, it’s essential to get prompt treatment.  Of course, the first (and best) step is to have an established dental home.  Whether an injury happens on the playground, in school or at home, having a dental home and maintaining regular dental check-ups and cleanings is the first and best way to…
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Your Kids Will Love These Tooth Friendly After-School Snacks

August 28, 2014


The time when your child’s school serves lunch to when your family eats dinner often means that little tummies need a snack to hold them over.  But snacking doesn’t have to be a health disaster.  In fact, it can be a great opportunity to provide much needed vitamins and minerals to fuel your child’s active…
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Thumbsucking: Bad For Little Mouths?

August 14, 2014


Not all children suck their thumbs or fingers and for those that do, it’s not always problematic. For some children, however, the thumb sucking habit can be a hard one to break. This can have a negative impact on growing mouths and developing teeth, causing the front teeth to push forward over time. According the…
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