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 […]

03Aug
2017
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Dental Health Issues Faced by Teens

Dental Health Issues Faced by Teens

As your kids hit adolescence, there are an entirely new set of concerns that can affect their future oral health. How can you help to protect your teenager’s dental health for years to come? Here are some issues to look out for that teens specifically face in regard to oral care. Oral care habits – […]

02Aug
2017
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How Often Should Your Kids Get a Dental Checkup?

How Often Should Your Kids Get a Dental Checkup?

You are probably familiar with the recommendation for young and old alike to have a dental checkup twice per year. By having their teeth examined every six months, your children can be helped to avoid cavities and gum disease. Regularly scheduled x-rays can help to anticipate problems and keep a smile healthy. However, there are […]

30Jun
2017
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The Top 4 Things that Are Damaging Children’s Tooth Enamel

Tooth enamel is the primary layer of protection against cavities. Keeping enamel strong can prevent tooth decay and limit the need for restorative dental treatments that are costly. Here are four categories of foods and beverages to watch out for in order to help your children maintain a bright and cheerful smile. Sugary Drinks – […]

28Jun
2017
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Should Your Kids Be Using Mouthwash?

The final say when it comes to any sort of treatment or preventative care used by kids is the responsibility of parents, so this article is just to present some suggestions when it comes to the use of mouthwash by kids. Here are a few things to consider based on the age of the child. […]

02Jun
2017
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What to Tell Your Teens About Oral Piercings

If your preteen or teen has already started asking you for permission to get a lip, tongue, or other oral piercing, you need to fully understand the risks involved so that you can make an informed decision and help your child understand the reasons behind it. What are some of the risks associated with oral […]

26May
2017
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Does Your Child Need to Floss? Why Brushing Alone Isn’t Enough

Brushing at least twice a day is an important part of a good oral care routine for your kids. But is brushing enough on its own? We’re going to discuss two important reasons that flossing is necessary for proper dental care at home. #1 Flossing Covers More Surface Area A toothbrush alone can’t reach every […]

03May
2017
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Is Dental Health Affecting Your Child’s Schoolwork?

You may be surprised to learn that there is a great deal of research connecting a child’s oral health to his or her performance in school. Why is proper dental care so vital to being able to get a good education? Here are some of the things that researchers have discovered. Dental problems result in […]

28Apr
2017
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4 Ways to Help Your Pre-Teen Defeat Bad Breath

Bad breath is caused when bad bacteria builds up in the mouth. Today, we’re going to focus on helping your pre-teen to conquer bad breath in 4 easy steps. This is important for kids, especially as they get a little older, because the other kids at school can be merciless, and bad breath can really […]

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