12Dec
2017
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5 Things to Do When Your Child Complains Of a Toothache

5 Things to Do When Your Child Complains Of a Toothache

Uh oh – your child is complaining about a toothache. What do you do? Don’t panic! We’re about to give you a 5-step process you can follow when your child is dealing with this painful condition. Step 1 – Determine the Source of the Pain Is it actually tooth pain or is there a problem […]

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 […]

13Oct
2017
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Tips for Protecting Your Child’s Teeth During Halloween

Tips for Protecting Your Child’s Teeth During Halloween

One of the toughest times of year to protect your child’s teeth as a parent is Halloween. Candy just seems to be everywhere. Educating your kids about how much candy is too much and what types of candy are the easiest on teeth is an important part of avoiding tooth decay and the potential for […]

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 […]

18Oct
2016
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bad drinks for teeth

The Best and Worst Drinks for Your Child’s Teeth

In the US, the average daily sugar consumption weighs in at a whopping 88 grams (picture a pile of about 30 sugar cubes). The recommended daily intake of sugars, on the other hand, is between 24 and 36 depending on factors such as gender. That means a 12-ounce can of cola exceeds the recommended limit […]

05Oct
2016
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pediatric dental sealing san diego

How Sealants Can Help Your Children Maintain a Cavity-Free Smile

According to the American Dental Association, dental sealants play a key role in preventing tooth decay. This is a great way to give your child a head start on maintaining a healthy smile for many years to come. What is a sealant? When should your child have his or her teeth sealed? Let’s take a […]