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Healthy Children’s Dental Habits – American Dental Association

As a child grows up, it becomes increasingly critical that they learn how to care for their own teeth. As a baby, you take care of your children’s gums, and eventual teeth, yourself. During their toddler years, you still intervene… Read More »Healthy Children’s Dental Habits – American Dental Association

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Teeth Grinding At Night Can Cause Severe Damage

We all have our own odd, nightly habits. Some of us have snores that could virtually be heard a mile away. Others of us twitch, talk gibberish, or even walk in our sleep. It’s always fun learning from our friends… Read More »Teeth Grinding At Night Can Cause Severe Damage

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Back to School Checklist: A Healthy Smile

A fresh, new school year has started up once again (or maybe it’s coming up very soon where you live). Many parents are scrambling to get their children back into the groove of going back to hybrid or 100% in-person… Read More »Back to School Checklist: A Healthy Smile

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Why Does My Kid Keep Getting Cavities?

One of our main goals as a parent is to make sure our children face as few health complications as possible. We want our kids to always be healthy, but it’s easier said than done. Over the years, they’ll catch… Read More »Why Does My Kid Keep Getting Cavities?

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Books About Brushing for Kids

Every parent knows that at some point, they’re going to have to teach their child how to brush their own teeth. We all know the benefits. Research even shows that healthy teeth can lead to better school performance. Who would… Read More »Books About Brushing for Kids

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Tooth Fairy Traditions

So many of us overlook the fact that growing up is hard. Within a short period of time, children are forced to learn about the world around them and the people in it. They begin consuming solid foods, using the… Read More »Tooth Fairy Traditions

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Why Do Wisdom Teeth Need to Be Removed?

The teeth are quite interesting. When we are born, we don’t have any visible teeth on the surface of our gums (nor do we need them at this point in time). However, as we get a little older, our first… Read More »Why Do Wisdom Teeth Need to Be Removed?

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How Much Calcium Does My Child Need?

Just like our hair, skin, and nails, our teeth, too, require certain vitamins and minerals to be their best and their healthiest. One of the minerals that our teeth need is calcium. And you bet that children’s teeth have a… Read More »How Much Calcium Does My Child Need?

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Is Fluoride Bad for Toddlers?

Many know that there is differing information surrounding fluoride. Some believe in its importance. On the other hand, a decent chunk of people firmly believes that fluoride is harmful to the teeth. Yet, for decades, dentists have been vouching for… Read More »Is Fluoride Bad for Toddlers?

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Pregnancy, Breastfeeding, and Mother’s Dental Health

Every woman knows that becoming a mother is one of the biggest challenges they will ever face. There are so many adjustments involved. It’s enough to make any expecting or new mother’s head spin. From dealing with out-of-whack hormones and… Read More »Pregnancy, Breastfeeding, and Mother’s Dental Health

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Connection Between Oral Health and School Performance

There are many things we want for our children. For instance, we want them to be kind and be able to form healthy relationships with others. Parents also want their children to stay out of trouble as much as possible.… Read More »Connection Between Oral Health and School Performance

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Help! My Child is Afraid to Visit the Dentist!

Did you know that approximately 20% of all children have a fear of going to the dentist? Even with some of the best dental health care in the world, children in the United States still remain anxious, and for various… Read More »Help! My Child is Afraid to Visit the Dentist!

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Caffeine and Your Kid’s Teeth

Many parents are aware of the fact that sticky, hard, sugary snacks are not friends of their children’s teeth. So, it’s no surprise that parents often don’t want their kiddos enjoying too many Jawbreakers, caramels, and taffies, for instance. These… Read More »Caffeine and Your Kid’s Teeth

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6 Ways to Get Your Toddler Healthy Gums

Every parent understands that at some point, they’re going to have to care for their son or daughter’s teeth. It’s an integral part of helping our children stay healthy. Keeping our kid’s pearly whites in top-notch condition involves a kid-friendly… Read More »6 Ways to Get Your Toddler Healthy Gums

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How to Prevent Childhood Cavities

Cavities are things that no parent wants their child to have. But sometimes, they seem to just appear in the blink of an eye. You might think that you’ve done everything correctly. As your child gets older, you might be… Read More »How to Prevent Childhood Cavities