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Mouth-Health Valentine’s Day Treats

February 8, 2018

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Valentine’s Day is a day where people everywhere share candy and sweet treats with their loved ones. It can be fun to celebrate Valentine’s Day, but eating too many treats can harm tooth enamel and lead to tooth decay. This Valentine’s Day, you can celebrate with some treats that will please your taste buds without damaging…
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Here’s How Preventing Cavities can Save Your Child’s Life

January 25, 2018

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Cavities are the most common disease afflicting children today, and they’re almost completely preventable. But, did you know that cavities affect other diseases as well? Here’s how cavities and tooth decay are linked to other common ailments. Tooth Decay Can Lead to Infection – Or Worse Severe cavities and tooth decay are major causes of tooth loss, which makes you more prone to infection. In…
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4 Quick Tooth Tips for New Parents

January 11, 2018

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Being a new parent is a HUGE challenge filled with thousands of questions and a lot of research. We’re here to help new parents get their children a healthy smile with some of our favorite tooth tips for new teeth! Begin an Oral Health Care Routine Question: do you have to clean baby’s mouth if it has…
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Don’t Let Your Child Use Their Teeth as Tools

December 28, 2017

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Did you know that you can crack or fracture your teeth if you use them improperly? In fact, cracked and fractured teeth are the third leading cause of tooth loss. If your child decides to use their teeth for anything other than eating, then they face an increased risk of damaging their teeth and facing costly dental…
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Stocking Stuffers for Kids of all Ages that help Teeth Shine!

December 14, 2017

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Those of you celebrating Christmas are quite familiar with stockings, and have surely filled them with little gifts on more than one occasion. This year, we suggest balancing out some of the candy and tiny treats with some mouth-healthy stocking stuffers!   Toothbrush – Great for Any Age   Toothbrushes should be replaced every 3-4 months, depending upon…
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Oral Piercings Can Harm more than just Appliances

November 30, 2017

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Piercings are a trendy way for teenagers to fit in with their friends and express themselves. Teens can pierce just about any part of their body, but it can be particularly concerning when your child gets an oral piercing. Tongue, lip and cheek piercings can damage teeth, gums and cause infections that can lead to more serious illnesses.   Piercings can…
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Some “Health” Food can Cause a Catastrophe for Teeth

November 9, 2017

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Whether it’s snacking on granola bars, or choosing fruit instead of potato chips, there are endless dietary actions that you can take to improve your child’s health. But, before you overhaul their diet, did you know that some foods that are marketed as healthy are actually terrible for teeth? When shopping for your child, watch out for some stealthy unhealthy food.   Granola…
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What’s the Best Toothpaste for Children?

October 19, 2017

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Tooth decay is the most common childhood disease, with more than 16 million children suffering from them each year. Oral disease also leads to just over 51 million school hours lost every school year. So how can you help prevent your child from getting cavities? You can buy them toothpaste that works to protect their…
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