14Jul
2017
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3 Considerations When Buying Your Kid a New Toothbrush

The recommendation is to change a toothbrush every 3 months or anytime you can see visible wear on the bristles. That having been said, you still want to choose the right toothbrush for your child. Here are 3 things to consider when you are picking up a new brush. Toothbrush Size – If your child […]

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 […]

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? […]

08Mar
2017
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Is It Time to Curb Your Child’s Thumb Sucking Habit?

By the time a child reaches age 3, he or she is likely to end a thumb sucking habit. However, if this does not happen, it may be up to you as a parent to provide the proper amount of encouragement to stop the thumb sucking. Why does this habit need to be addressed? What […]