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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

24Mar
2017
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Will Your Child Benefit from Using Mouthwash?

Dental care is different for parents and children. One thing that you as an adult should be using is mouthwash. You may wonder if your child should be using mouthwash as well. Here are a few points to help you determine if your child needs to take this additional step, and a few tips for […]

14Mar
2017
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Helping Your Adolescent to Maintain Healthy Gums

Helping Your Adolescent to Maintain Healthy Gums

Teens are a high risk for gum disease thanks to the hormone changes that take place during puberty. This makes a good oral care routine for those nearing or going through the adolescent years vital. What are some indicators of gum disease, and how do you know when it’s time to schedule a dental appointment? […]

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