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). […]

29Sep
2017
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The Surprising Reason Your Teens May Suddenly Care About Dental Health

The Surprising Reason Your Teens May Suddenly Care About Dental Health

It is finally trendy for teens to take care of their teeth. What surprising development do we have to thank for this phenomenon? Technology! More so than ever, teens never know when they are going to end up on social media. Plus, many teens love to take selfies with their friends to commemorate a special […]

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 […]

19Sep
2017
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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Your Baby’s Teeth

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Your Baby’s Teeth

As your little one grows, the eruption of new teeth is just one part of the process. If this is your first child, you may have a number of questions about what will be involved in caring for your baby’s teeth. With that in mind, we’ve compiled this list of 5 things parents should know […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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