How to Prevent Cavities in Children

A child’s life is filled with bumps and bruising from the moment they learn to roll over, through the rough and tumble experience of learning to walk, and finally getting out there and enjoying the journey toward adolescence and adulthood. Did you know that learning how to prevent cavities starts even before a child is born? Complications during pregnancy, and

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Preparing for Your Child’s First Dental Visit

Your child’s first dentist visit should be an enlightening, educational, and exciting experience for both you and your son or daughter. This brief informational guide should answer all of your questions and help you prepare. When to schedule the first appointment The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends that children see a dentist for the first time around their first birthday.

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Benefits of Fluoride Treatments for Kids

Preventative dental care can help your child maintain strong, healthy teeth that last a lifetime by preventing problems from occurring in the first place and identifying issues early when they do occur. Preventive care is comprised of things you do at home – such as brushing and flossing – and things your dentist does, including periodic cleanings, x-rays, examinations, and fluoride

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Should my Teen use Teeth Whiteners?

Everybody wants a shiny white smile — and this can be especially true during the teenage years when kids are particularly conscious of their appearance. However, many parents wonder whether teeth whitening is appropriate for young people — and if so, how early is too early for teen teeth whitening. Here’s what you need to know. Is Teeth Whitening Safe

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3 Steps When Your Child Chips a Tooth

Does this scenario sound familiar? One moment your child is playing with friends as happy as can be and the next they’ve come running and crying to your feet saying that their tooth hurts. You look down in horror as you see Jimmy’s tooth is chipped and his mouth is bleeding. You frantically call your child’s local dentist, but in

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Thumb Sucking or Pacifiers?

Babies suck — and that’s okay. Babies are hardwired to suck on fingers or toys for comfort, to soothe themselves, even when they are not hungry. Some ultrasounds even show babies sucking on fingers in the womb. Many infants depend on pacifiers or thumbs when they are not nursing or enjoying a bottle. Yet, there are ongoing discussions regarding thumb

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Benefits of a Pediatric Dentist

Whether you are a first-time parent or have parenting down to an art, you always want what is best for your children. This is particularly true when it comes to their health, seeing to it that they are well fed, exercised, and socialized. After all, a healthy child means a happy child, making the most of their exciting youth. Yet,

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Sealants and Their Benefits

To take care of our teeth, we brush day and night to get rid of the bacteria that cause tooth decay. Regularly scheduled visits with the dentist and additional procedures such as fluoride treatments also lead to healthier teeth. Besides these treatments and daily habits, another often overlooked treatment for your teeth involves the use of sealants. Let’s take a closer

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5 Tips to Teach Kids to Floss Correctly

One of the most important steps you can take to enhance your children’s dental care is to get them to brush and floss on a daily basis. Getting your kids to floss regularly is difficult. But it is even more difficult to get them to floss correctly. Check out these amazing tips to get your children’s flossing on the right track.

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Fun Ways to Limit Halloween Candy

As we get closer to Halloween, kids are more excited than ever to go trick or treating with  friends to collect some tasty candy. They look forward to enjoying their treats and eating all the candy they have collected. Unfortunately, candy contains a high concentration of sugar that helps bacteria produce acid which rots teeth and creates cavities. Lets find

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