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Try These Mouth-Healthy Halloween Treats Instead of Candy

October 11, 2018

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Halloween is full of candy and treats for children and families to share and enjoy. But, most of the treats being shared on Halloween are packed with sugar, and are terrible for teeth. Here’s some mouth-healthy alternatives for parents to consider passing out this Halloween.  Pumpkin Seeds  Halloween treats don’t have to be sweet all of the time. Pumpkin…
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Which Mouthwash is Right for My Children?

September 28, 2018

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We get many questions in our office about the best ways to help children get a healthy smile that last a lifetime. Today, we’re going to cover some key point about mouthwash, and how different types offer different benefits.  Mouthwash is Versatile and Diverse First, you have to narrow down what you’re helping your child…
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Your Teenager Probably Isn’t Getting Enough Sleep – Here’s how to Fix That.

September 13, 2018

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A good night’s sleep is absolutely important for your children’s health and academic performance. Unfortunately, most teenagers do not get adequate sleep during the week. Here’s what parents need to now about teenager’s sleep patterns, and how they can help their children get the sleep they need to succeed. The Facts about Teen Sleep  During adolescence, a…
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Are You Prepared for a Dental Emergency?

August 30, 2018

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When it comes to raising children, parents have a lot on their plates. In order to help parents prepare for their rigorous duties, we’ve outlined a few common dental emergencies, and how you can handle them.   How to Handle Your Child’s Dental Emergency First, stay calm and assess the severity of your child’s injury. Any blow to…
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Bruxism can Cause Major Tooth Damage – but It can be Beat

August 16, 2018

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You’ve heard of cavities and tooth decay, but there’s a more subtle oral health ailment afflicting nearly 30% of children today – bruxism. Here’s what parents need to know about the problem, and how they can help their children beat it. What is Bruxism?  Bruxism is more commonly known as teeth-grinding, and a surprising number of children suffer from…
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8 Fun Facts about Flossing!

July 26, 2018

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Flossing is an important part of a proper oral health routine, but most people would rather go shopping for groceries than floss! To help make flossing fun, we found some of our favorite facts about floss to share with you!  1 – Flossing removes food debris and plaque that is wedged in the hard to reach…
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All About Spit: How Saliva Cleans Teeth

July 12, 2018

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Spit may seem like a gross subject, but it’s actually quite fascinating! The truth is, saliva plays a pivotal role in cleaning teeth, and maintaining overall oral health, making it worthy of a further look. What is Saliva? Saliva is a liquid made of water, mucus, proteins, minerals, and an enzyme called amylase made by the salivary…
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The Weird History of Fake Teeth

June 28, 2018

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Dental history is a winding story of tools and gadgets that helped humanity get healthier teeth. But, what happened when someone in the ancient world lost a tooth too soon? Here’s the odd history of fake teeth. Old Animal Teeth  The oldest dentures ever recorded date back to around 2500 BC, and were found in Mexico. Excavators estimate that…
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