27Mar
2018
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7 Snack Ideas for Healthier Teeth and Gums

7 Snack Ideas for Healthier Teeth and Gums

We often equate the word snack with the idea that something has to be bad for you. Kids love to snack, but you want to protect their teeth. Well here are 7 ideas for healthy snacks that will satisfy your child’s hunger without posing a risk to his or her teeth and gums. Raw vegetables […]

06Mar
2018
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5 Reasons Proper Dental Care Is a Must

5 Reasons Proper Dental Care Is a Must

Kids always want to know why. Our article is designed to provide you with good reasons when your child asks why dental care is so important. The next time he or she is fighting you over brushing or flossing, you can offer these five reasons for taking good care of teeth. Healthy Teeth – Avoiding […]

02Mar
2018
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Preparing Your Child for a Dental Filling

Preparing Your Child for a Dental Filling

Many people suffer from anxiety when it is time to be in the dentist’s chair, and that’s even just for a cleaning. Imagine how a child may feel about coming into the office for a filling if he or she doesn’t know what to expect. There is really nothing to worry about, so here are […]

13Feb
2018
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Is Cavity Prevention Really a Matter of Life and Death?

Is Cavity Prevention Really a Matter of Life and Death?

We know that dental care is important. We’ve all seen the struggle of elderly ones who no longer have their teeth. But did you know that proper oral hygiene can be a matter of life and death? Here are three reasons you want to help your kids stay cavity-free. #1 Risk of Infection When tooth […]

06Feb
2018
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3 Food Secrets for a Brighter Smile

3 Food Secrets for a Brighter Smile

Kids love to snack and while certain snacks may put a smile on a child’s face today, it could lead to a toothache in the future, so choosing the right options is important for parents. Here are 3 secrets to better snacking for kids. #1 Apples Fight Cavities An apple a day may keep cavities […]

05Jan
2018
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Which Teeth Should Your Child Have Sealed and When

Which Teeth Should Your Child Have Sealed and When

Dental sealants are a protective coating supplied to the chewing surface of teeth to provide extra defense against tooth decay. When combined with proper dental hygiene, sealants can protect teeth for years. But which of your child’s teeth need to be sealed, and when should you get it done? Which Teeth Benefit the Most from […]

12Dec
2017
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5 Things to Do When Your Child Complains Of a Toothache

5 Things to Do When Your Child Complains Of a Toothache

Uh oh – your child is complaining about a toothache. What do you do? Don’t panic! We’re about to give you a 5-step process you can follow when your child is dealing with this painful condition. Step 1 – Determine the Source of the Pain Is it actually tooth pain or is there a problem […]

24Oct
2017
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3 Ways to Choose the Right Toothpaste for Your Kids

3 Ways to Choose the Right Toothpaste for Your Kids

When you are choosing toothpaste for your kids to use, there are a number of factors to consider. You want the toothpaste to be effective for preventing cavities but also safe for use by a child. Here are three elements of a good toothpaste for kids. The Right Flavor – Let’s face it – toothpaste […]

17Oct
2017
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Frequently Asked Questions About Dental Sealants

Frequently Asked Questions About Dental Sealants

Dental sealants are a great way to protect your child’s teeth from tooth decay. But what is involved in the process and what are the best options for your kids? We’re about to address some of the most frequently asked questions about dental sealants. What Are Dental Sealants? This is a clear coating that is […]

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 […]

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