15Dec
2017
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Watch Out for These Sneaky Snacks that Harm Teeth

Watch Out for These Sneaky Snacks that Harm Teeth

When it comes to snacks, some parents figure anything is better than candy. While that is true for the most part, there are some snacks that seem pretty healthy but could be hiding a higher risk of tooth decay. Let’s look at five snacks you may want to check the label on before passing them […]

21Nov
2017
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3 “Healthy” Food Options That Are Not Great for Teeth

3 “Healthy” Food Options That Are Not Great for Teeth

Kids love to have snacks between meals, and parents who try to provide healthy snacks for kids are on the right track. However, it is important to note that some snacks that seem to have nutritional value may still not be the best thing for your child’s teeth. Here are three snack options that most […]

20Oct
2017
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The 3 Bests Fruits for Your Child’s Teeth

The 3 Bests Fruits for Your Child’s Teeth

A great way to provide kids with a sweet snack without all the refined sugars that can lead to tooth decay is to pack fresh fruit. What are some of the best fruits for helping your child to maintain a healthy and happy smile? Here are 3 that we recommend. Apples – Eating an apple […]

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 […]

03Oct
2017
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Dental and General Health Reminders as Kids Go Back to School

Dental and General Health Reminders as Kids Go Back to School

Summer is over, and kids are back in school. While you may still be making the transition from your summer to your fall routine, you want to be sure that the dental and general health of your kids doesn’t get put on the backburner (which can be easy to do if a child is healthy). […]

22Sep
2017
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Is Chewing Sugar-Free Gum Actually Good for Your Child’s Teeth?

Is Chewing Sugar-Free Gum Actually Good for Your Child’s Teeth?

This actually quite a controversial subject, so we will present to you some of the pros and cons as well as the results of some research that has been performed. Then you, as a parent, will be able to make an informed decision as to whether you want your child to chew sugar-free gum or […]

15Sep
2017
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A Creative Way to Teach Your Kids to Make Good Food Choices

A Creative Way to Teach Your Kids to Make Good Food Choices

Sugar intake is one of the top issues facing young people in America, especially when it comes to weight and dental health. How can you teach your kids how much sugar is in certain foods in a way that is fun and memorable? Using Sugar Cubes to Create a Visual Impact An inexpensive visual aid […]

08Sep
2017
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3 Reasons to Avoid Giving Kids Gummy Vitamins

3 Reasons to Avoid Giving Kids Gummy Vitamins

Perhaps when you were a kid, your parents gave you chewable vitamins in the shape of cartoon characters. They tasted okay and were easy to take. It was a smart way for your parents to get you to take supplements that you may have needed. However, there is a modern trend in vitamins that is […]

01Sep
2017
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3 Reasons Diet Soda Is Just as Bad for Kids as Regular Soda (If Not Worse)

3 Reasons Diet Soda Is Just as Bad for Kids as Regular Soda (If Not Worse)

Some parents wonder if diet sodas are better for their kids since it is assumed that the worst thing for teeth is the sugar. Is that really the case? Can you get your kids to stop bugging you for soda by giving them diet soda? Here are 3 important reasons you don’t want diet soda […]

11Aug
2017
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The Importance of Fluoridated Water

The Importance of Fluoridated Water

Fluoridation of water goes back to Grand Rapids, Michigan. This was the first city to add fluorine to their drink water and it was done way back in January 1945 in order to prevent tooth decay. What does fluoride do? Is fluoridated drinking water safe for kids? Why are kids drinking less fluoridated water in […]

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