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Which Pediatric Dentist is Right for My Child

Looking for the right pediatric dentist can be overwhelming if you don’t know what you’re looking for. Maybe you have a few qualities in mind, or maybe you are simply trying to avoid a dental visit ending with a tantrum and barely making it back to the car alive.   Wherever you are in the search…

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What You Drink Affects Your Health

What we eat and drink can either help or hurt our dental health immensely. Consuming acidic drinks regularly can soften tooth enamel, making your teeth more susceptible to cavities, and eventually tooth decay. Below you’ll find a helpful list of drinks that are good and bad for your health. Wine Drinking wine is not necessarily…

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Fascinating Facts About Your Teeth

You know the importance of maintaining good oral hygiene—to brush twice a day and floss in between meals. However, there’s more to know about those precious ivories in your mouth. How much do you really know about your teeth?  Here are some interesting teeth facts that you probably didn’t know.  Oral Health Facts The average…

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Don’t Believe These Myths About Baby Teeth!

Your baby’s milk teeth have a lot of purpose—they’re used for chewing, holding space in the mouth, and keeping the tooth fairy employed! There are a lot of misconceptions surrounding the importance of baby teeth, or milk teeth, and multiple online articles waiting to feed you myths about your baby’s teeth. Knowing the truth about…

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Oral Health for Senior Citizens

As kids, we were constantly nagged about the importance of brushing our teeth. As we age, however, we begin to realize the effects of poor dental hygiene. Aging affects our overall health, especially the strength of our teeth. By making clean teeth a priority, you will be well on your way to good oral health….

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Dental Health for Summer: The Most Tooth-Friendly Foods

Summer is the time for fun gatherings for any and every occasion—the 4th of July, family BBQs, or just a Saturday! With all the party snacking that will be happening, here are some great alternatives to foods that aren’t great for your teeth.  Potato Chips These, of course, are standard at any party, but that…

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Dental Health for Summer

A healthy mouth’s best friend is a strict routine—always remembering to brush, floss, and take care of your teeth throughout the day. But this routine can easily be completely thrown off by summer free time and vacation. Here are a few tips to keep up these good habits during the busy summer months! Keep Your…

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Permanent Teeth Behind Baby Teeth: What’s Going On?

If you notice that your human child’s teeth are starting to resemble a shark’s, there’s no need to panic. This is a pretty common problem in children losing and growing their teeth! It can look a little scary, but it’s very easy to treat, and there are hardly ever ongoing problems. What’s Happening? Most kids…

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Tooth Fairy Ideas for Today’s Kids

The beloved tradition of the tooth fairy has been around for decades, and if you want to keep it up in 2019 we have some fun ideas that your kids will love. How It Started Though it may seem like the tooth fairy has always been around, the very first mention in print was only…

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How to Avoid a Root Canal

Root canal. These words are enough to strike fear into the hearts of anyone who hears them. It’s about the last thing you want to hear when you go to the dentist. While a skilled dentist can significantly minimize the discomfort a root canal entails, they are still a procedure to avoid at all costs….

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