05Dec
2017
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Baby Teeth – Their Vital Role in Your Child’s Oral Health

Baby Teeth – Their Vital Role in Your Child’s Oral Health

Baby teeth fall out, so how important can they be? The answer is: very important! We’re about the explain the vital role that primary teeth (also called deciduous teeth) play in the oral health of your child. A Predictor of Future Dental Health First of all, kids who get cavities in their baby teeth are […]

24Nov
2017
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Make Way for Permanent Teeth – 3 Reasons for Space Maintainers

Make Way for Permanent Teeth – 3 Reasons for Space Maintainers

Sure, baby teeth fall out, but that doesn’t mean they have no useful purpose. In fact, the health of baby teeth can play a major role in how well your child’s permanent teeth grow in because they act as placeholders. But what if your child loses a primary tooth prematurely due to an injury or […]

17Nov
2017
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Should My Child Have Multiple Loose Teeth at the Same Time?

Should My Child Have Multiple Loose Teeth at the Same Time?

Kids usually start to lose their baby teeth during first grade (although this may vary depending on how old a child is when starting school). After that, your child may seem to lose one tooth at a time for several years until all of his or her baby teeth are gone and permanent teeth have […]

27Oct
2017
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5 Gentle Ways to Soothe a Teething Baby

5 Gentle Ways to Soothe a Teething Baby

Many parents are particularly concerned about using any kind of medication on an infant. For this reason, a parent may be at a loss for how to help a teething child deal with the pain that comes along with the eruption of new teeth. While a number of companies make “homeopathic” gels or tablets, the […]

24Oct
2017
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3 Ways to Choose the Right Toothpaste for Your Kids

3 Ways to Choose the Right Toothpaste for Your Kids

When you are choosing toothpaste for your kids to use, there are a number of factors to consider. You want the toothpaste to be effective for preventing cavities but also safe for use by a child. Here are three elements of a good toothpaste for kids. The Right Flavor – Let’s face it – toothpaste […]

17Oct
2017
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Frequently Asked Questions About Dental Sealants

Frequently Asked Questions About Dental Sealants

Dental sealants are a great way to protect your child’s teeth from tooth decay. But what is involved in the process and what are the best options for your kids? We’re about to address some of the most frequently asked questions about dental sealants. What Are Dental Sealants? This is a clear coating that is […]

06Oct
2017
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Does Secondhand Smoke Increase Tooth Decay? The Answer May Surprise You

Does Secondhand Smoke Increase Tooth Decay? The Answer May Surprise You

In Kobe Japan, a study was conducted that looked at the effects of secondhand smoke on the teeth of children. This is important because many children are subjected to secondhand smoke by strangers and relatives alike.  What did the study reveal? Children who are exposed to cigarette smoke as early as the age of 4 […]

19Sep
2017
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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Your Baby’s Teeth

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Your Baby’s Teeth

As your little one grows, the eruption of new teeth is just one part of the process. If this is your first child, you may have a number of questions about what will be involved in caring for your baby’s teeth. With that in mind, we’ve compiled this list of 5 things parents should know […]

12Sep
2017
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5 Ways to Know Your Kids Are Old Enough to Brush Their Own Teeth

5 Ways to Know Your Kids Are Old Enough to Brush Their Own Teeth

Your children need to have their teeth brushed from the time the first one erupts. That means you as a parent are going to be shouldering the work early on. Your child first needs to learn to spit out toothpaste and eventually how to brush on his or her own. But how can you know […]

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