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 […]

03Nov
2017
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Caring Properly for a Child’s Molars Before They Erupt

Caring Properly for a Child’s Molars Before They Erupt

Caring Properly for a Child’s Molars Before They Erupt   Children need to learn to care for their teeth early on as first molars, which play a key role in chewing, begin to grow in as early as 6 or 7 years of age. Second molars begin to erupt by age 11 and are usually […]

31Oct
2017
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4 Ways to Have Your Kids Celebrate National Dental Hygiene Month

4 Ways to Have Your Kids Celebrate National Dental Hygiene Month

October is National Dental Hygiene Month so be sure to take this opportunity to discuss some dental hygiene reminders with your kids. Here are four things you can talk about to ensure that your kids are doing everything they can to reduce the risk of cavities and tooth decay. #1 Brush Twice Per Day Your […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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