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05Sep
2017
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Help Your Kids Brush Their Way to a Longer Life!

Help Your Kids Brush Their Way to a Longer Life!

Did you know that proper brushing and flossing can actually increase the length of a person’s life? This has been the subject of a number of studies. Why is good dental health connected to a person’s lifespan? Here are just a few of the reasons. The Link Between Oral Hygiene and a Longer Life According […]

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 […]

22Aug
2017
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What Is Gingivitis? – Should You Worry About Your Kids Getting It?

What Is Gingivitis? – Should You Worry About Your Kids Getting It?

What is gingivitis? Should you worry about your kids getting it? Is there any way to prevent this gum condition? Read on for some preventative tips that can help to preserve your child’s happy smile. What Is Gingivitis? The short version is that gingivitis is the precursor to periodontal disease. When plaque builds up on […]

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 […]

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