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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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6 Ways to Get Your Toddler Healthy Gums

May 26, 2016


Oftentimes, we are so focused on having healthy teeth that we lose sight of our gum health. However, your gums are imperative to your oral health, and also play a larger role in the overall health of your body. In toddlers, healthy gums can help prevent the pain caused by teething and bacteria buildup. Great…
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Top Five Healthy Snacks for the ‘On-The-Go’ Family

May 12, 2016


Caring for your child is a round’ the clock type of job that requires a lot of legwork and travel. Whether it’s ballet or baseball, it seems as if there’s always somewhere to be, and something to do. Often times, what’s lost in all of the after-school commotion is the quality of your child’s snack…
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Important: Essential Tips to Manage a Dental Emergency

April 28, 2016


By definition an emergency is generally unexpected, which means you didn’t plan on an accident occurring (of course!)  But you can prepare for common dental emergencies in case they do happen.  Knowing what to do can sometimes be the difference in saving or losing a tooth.  Here are a few essential tips to read over…
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Four Tips for Keeping Your Kids Cavity Free

April 14, 2016


Did you know that the most common chronic disease of children and teens is tooth decay?  Even worse, the CDC reports that nearly 20% of children’s cavities are left untreated.  What may be even more surprising is that nearly all cavities are 100% preventable.  In fact, simply by following these 6 steps, you could help…
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The Trouble With Juice, Preventing Infant Cavities

March 31, 2016


When we think of healthy alternatives to soda and other sugary drinks, its often common to look to fruit juice as a healthy alternative. Generally high in essential vitamins, fruit juice can be a much better choice than other beverages. Unfortunately, it can also be one of the worst offenders. The sugars and citric acid found in most fruit juices cause double trouble for teeth, and can lead to tooth decay at an early age.