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  • How To Help Your Child Feel Comfortable At The Dentist

    As adults, we know that going to the dentist is a necessary and normal event. It may not always be the most comfortable experience, but we can understand that any poking and prodding is for the benefit of our dental health. Children, however, often don't have this forgiving knowledge and view the dentist and all of their shining instruments as overwhelmingly scary. This fear can make bringing y...

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  • The Good, The Bad, And The Cavity-Inducing: How Certain Foods Affect Your Child’s Teeth

    You've spent the time to teach your child healthy dental practices, from brushing their teeth twice a day to making regular trips to a licensed dentist. However, these good habits aren't all there is to having healthy teeth. Over 40% of children have dental cavities by the time they go to kindergarten. These dental issues must have a source of some sort. The most likely culprit is the types of foo...

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  • 5 Essential Dental Milestones to Watch For in Your Children

    Raising a child means constant love and attention, especially when it comes to their health. After all, children are growing at a lightning-quick pace and it's your responsibility to ensure they're hitting all the necessary milestones as they age. While it isn't uncommon for some children to experience milestones at different times compared to their peers, most kids will follow the same pattern...

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  • Citrus Sins: Why Healthy Foods Should Also Be Regulated For Oral Health

    While we all know that eating fruits and vegetables is an essential part of a healthy diet, it's less known that these acidic foods can also damage your teeth. It seems strange to limit or monitor your fruit intake, but too many acidic foods can actually damage your oral health and lead to complications with repeated exposure. In the fight to prevent tooth erosion and sensitivity, what we eat a...

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  • Cavities 101: What You Should Know About This Oral Health Issue

    Did you know that more than 40% of children entering kindergarten suffer from dental cavities? While we all know that we should avoid this common oral health issue, few of us know what they actually are or what they can do to your teeth. If you're one of the many people who want to learn more about cavities, read on to discover how this common condition can be avoided. Cavities: What are they? ...

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  • Don’t Believe these Myths About Your Baby’s Teeth

    Pediatric dentistry is vital in keeping your child's teeth happy and healthy. Unfortunately, there are a few common myths that parents believe which might put the health of your child's teeth in jeopardy. If you're the parent to a young child -- or a child yourself -- don't believe these common myths about baby teeth. It's pointless to brush baby teeth Many parents believe that baby t...

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  • Why Are Children More Likely To Get Cavities?

    If you have noticed that your child gets more cavities than you, you're not alone; in fact, reports have shown that dental cavities are one of the most common infectious diseases seen in children. But why are so many children prone to getting cavities? Here's why cavities are an issue for our youth and how to prevent them from happening in the future. They like sugar Let's be honest: we ...

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  • These Foods Can Strengthen Your Toddler’s Teeth

    Most parents are aware of the fact that adult teeth typically start to come in around age six. Until then, baby teeth act as placeholders for the permanent teeth, and damage to them can cause substantial problems later. And while brushing and engaging in other standard oral hygiene practices is fundamental, some parents underestimate the impact that eating the right foods can have on a child's pos...

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  • 3 Teeth-Healthy Tips to Boost Fluoride Intake

    Adult teeth typically start to come in around age six. Until then, baby teeth act as placeholders for the permanent teeth, and damage to them can cause substantial problems later. That being said, it's important for people of all ages to take care of their oral health, which includes getting enough fluoride in your diet. Fluoride is an essential mineral that helps promote oral health and boosts en...

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  • Are You Doing Enough for Your Child’s Teeth?

    Did you know that over 40% of kids have dental cavities by the time they reach kindergarten? Cavities can be painful and uncomfortable for children of all ages; the best way to keep your kids from having to handle cavities and unnecessary interactions with dentists is preventative care. Fluoride, a natural substance that is found in water, soil, and some foods, is one of your best weapons in th...