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What Makes Food Mouth-Healthy?

March 23, 2018

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Proper oral healthcare is important for a person’s overall well–being, and a healthy diet plays a BIG role in oral health. When trying to eat mouth-healthy food, there’s a few things to look at when considering which food is best for your teeth.  Fiber Content  Fiber is an excellent nutrient for mouth-health, and supports a healthy digestive system. Fibrous fruits and vegetables…
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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with these Mouth Healthy Treats!

March 8, 2018

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St. Patrick’s day can be a fun holiday for the whole family to celebrate. This year, try making some mouth-healthy green treats that your family will love so much they may pinch you! Super Green Super Food Smoothie   This super green smoothie is fantastic for cooling down on a warm spring day. The kale gives it…
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6 Tips to Avoid Early Childhood Cavities

February 22, 2018

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Early childhood cavities are defined as cavities or decayed tooth surfaces that occur in a child under the age of 6. But there’s good news: cavities are nearly 100% preventable. You can help prevent cavities in your family by employing some of our favorite oral-health tips!  1 – Avoid Sugary Liquids Baby bottles give toddlers great comfort, but misusing…
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6 Tips to Avoid Early Childhood Cavities

February 22, 2018

Early childhood cavities are defined as cavities or decayed tooth surfaces that occur in a child under the age of 6. But there’s good news: cavities are nearly 100% preventable. You can help prevent cavities in your family by employing some of our favorite oral-health tips!  1 – Avoid Sugary Liquids Baby bottles give toddlers great comfort, but misusing…
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6 Tips to Avoid Early Childhood Cavities

February 22, 2018

Early childhood cavities are defined as cavities or decayed tooth surfaces that occur in a child under the age of 6. But there’s good news: cavities are nearly 100% preventable. You can help prevent cavities in your family by employing some of our favorite oral-health tips!  1 – Avoid Sugary Liquids Baby bottles give toddlers great comfort, but misusing…
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Warn Your Teen about the Dangers of Oral Piercings

February 8, 2018

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Did you know that surveys of adolescents and young adults (age 13 – 29) report that 25% to 35% have a body piercing at a site other than the ear lobe? With the rise of oral piercings, many teens are piercing their tongues and lips to enjoy a fashion trend. But, an oral piercing can…
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Is it OK for Kids to Whiten Their Teeth?

January 25, 2018

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A healthy, bright smile is a powerful thing – especially for kids. But many parents turn to whitening products to help improve their child’s smile. One of the most common teeth-whiteners is whitening toothpaste – but is it OK for your child to use? Whitening Toothpaste  Whitening toothpaste can work to remove stains on the surface of teeth, but…
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What is a “Dental Home” and Why is Important for Your Child?

January 11, 2018

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The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry advises that parents establish a dental home for their child before their first tooth emerges, or around the ages of 8 – 10 months. But, what is a dental home, and why is it important? Why not simply visit a general dentist? Extensive Pediatric Training Pediatric dentists have had 2-3 years of special training…
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