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 […]

01Dec
2017
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Good Dental Health 101 – 3 Keys to a Healthy Smile

Good Dental Health 101 – 3 Keys to a Healthy Smile

The way to maintain good oral care for kids isn’t a mystery. There are a few basic things that create the environment for good dental health. If you want to keep your kids cavity-free and help their smiles shine brightly, here are three of the basic elements of good dental health for children: Good Dental […]

14Nov
2017
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3 Reasons to Schedule a Dental Appointment by the End of the Year

3 Reasons to Schedule a Dental Appointment by the End of the Year

If you don’t already have dental appointments for your kids between now and the end of the calendar year, you may have good reason to schedule one. Here are three reasons to set up a dental appointment before the new year begins. #1 Get Your Two Annual Cleanings Your kids should be having two cleanings […]

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 […]

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 […]

10Oct
2017
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Insurance Reminders as the End of the Year Nears

Insurance Reminders as the End of the Year Nears

We are in the final quarter of the calendar year, and that means a number of things when it comes to dental insurance. Here are a few reminders so that you can be sure the kids have the dental insurance they need for upcoming cleanings and should any emergencies arise. Don’t miss out on covered […]

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). […]

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