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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...

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  • Surprising Foods That Can Damage Your Teeth

    Everyone knows that sugar is bad for your teeth, but it's not the only culprit that is damaging your teeth. In fact, there are many other foods and beverages that can result in a trip to the family dentist. Luckily, dentistry is among the top 10 most trusted professionals in the country. Here are some surprising foods that can cause unexpected damage to your teeth and gums. Bread Is that a screec...

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  • Family Practices That Promote Dental Health From Childhood Onward

    Proper oral hygiene and tooth care are incredibly important in the early stages of life. Family dentists will tell you that creating positive habits from an early age can drastically improve oral health and act as preventative care in the face of dental disasters. Did you know that approximately 18.6% of children between the ages five and 19 will suffer from untreated cavities? Problems like th...

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  • 3 Smart and Sneaky Ways to Reduce Your Child’s Sugar Intake

    Most parents understand that developing a healthy oral hygiene regimen from a young age is the key to ensuring ongoing oral health. This is certainly true, but at the same time, many of these same parents underestimate just how much their child's diet affects their oral health. This is especially true when it comes to sugar intake. The American Dental Association recommends brushing twice a day, b...

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  • Dental Sealants: An FAQ For Beginners

    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. This is just one reason it's critical to prioritize dental care from a young age. Sealants are just one general dentistry practice that helps to protect the teeth from decay. Before you get sealants for yourself or your ...

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  • 2 Major Pediatric Dental Care Mistakes (And How to Avoid Them)

    Dental care is important throughout all stages of life, but not many people truly realize just how critical it is to prioritize and develop proper oral health habits from childhood. Children with poor oral health are three times more likely to miss school as a result of dental pain, and what's worse is that according to the Center for Health and Health Care in Schools, 51 million school hours are ...