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 […]

26Jan
2017
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Healthy Snacks for a Child’s Teeth When Traveling

If your family is always on the go, it can be tough to snack right and keep teeth healthy. After all, it’s almost too easy to pull off at a fast food restaurant and order one or two items off a discount menu. However, your child may not be able to brush for a long […]

30Dec
2016
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When Should Your Child Start Flossing?

You know that brushing and flossing are both vital parts of your child’s dental health. However, you may wonder what age is appropriate for flossing. We’re going to address this question in two ways. First of all, at what age should you start helping your child to floss? Second, at what age can your child […]

21Dec
2016
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Helping Your Children Cope with Sensitive Teeth

Sensitive teeth can be especially difficult for a child who does not understand why cold or hot foods are suddenly resulting in discomfort. We’re here to help you understand some of the things that cause tooth sensitivity in children and provide some preventative care techniques. What Causes Sensitive Teeth in Children There are a number […]

16Dec
2016
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How to Get Your Kids to Brush Their Teeth

Brushing teeth on a regular schedule is not something your children take up as a habit by themselves. It takes motivation from parents to make oral care a lifelong habit. If you are struggling to get your kids to be regular in brushing and flossing, here are a few tips to help get them on […]

08Dec
2016
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5 Suggestions for Reducing Your Child’s Sugar Intake

Sugar is the arch enemy of health teeth and gums. Of course, that doesn’t mean your child has to live a desert-free existence with no sugar at all. They key is moderation, which is something the US, in general, is not good at when it comes to sugar. Here are 5 ways that you can […]

25Nov
2016
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Gummy Vitamins—Good or Bad for a Child’s Teeth?

When it comes to getting your child to take a daily vitamin, you may be happy to accept anything that doesn’t turn it into a struggle. Most children are not able to take pills, and chewable or liquid vitamins may not taste very good. Thus, the industry has come up with gummy vitamins to encourage […]

18Oct
2016
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The Best and Worst Drinks for Your Child’s Teeth

In the US, the average daily sugar consumption weighs in at a whopping 88 grams (picture a pile of about 30 sugar cubes). The recommended daily intake of sugars, on the other hand, is between 24 and 36 depending on factors such as gender. That means a 12-ounce can of cola exceeds the recommended limit […]