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3 Tips for Your Child’s Back-to-School Oral Health

August 03, 2018

The new school year begins late this month for most San Diego children. As you prepare with new school supplies and clothes, it’s vital to keep your child’s oral health in mind. In this issue, the San Diego child dentist experts at ABC Children’s Dentistry will share important tips for making sure your child stays … Continue reading "3 Tips for Your Child’s Back-to-School Oral Health"

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vitamin d

Find Out How Vitamin D Prevents Tooth Decay

July 20, 2018

We’ve shared tips recently about foods and drinks that can be harmful to your child’s teeth. In this issue, however, the San Diego pediatric dentists at ABC Children’s Dentistry will offer exciting news about the powerful role vitamin D can play in preventing tooth decay.

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charcoal

Here’s the Lowdown on Charcoal Toothpaste

July 13, 2018

In a recent issue, the San Diego pediatric dentists at ABC Children’s Dentistry talked about the risks associated with using whitening strips on your child’s teeth. The overriding concern is to wait until your child is 18 before using whitening strip, so that your child’s tooth enamel is fully calcified. In this issue, we’ll talk … Continue reading "Here’s the Lowdown on Charcoal Toothpaste"

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teeth

Are Whitening Strips Good For Your Child’s Teeth?

July 06, 2018

If your child’s teeth are looking a bit more yellow or stained, you may be tempted to try whitening them. While adults often nothing about applying products like whitening strips or whitening toothpaste, you need to think twice before doing the same with your child’s teeth. We’ll talk about it in this issue.

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fruit

You’ll Never Guess Which Fruits Can Destroy Your Tooth Enamel

June 29, 2018

Fruit is a key ingredient to just about guide to eating healthy, and what’s not to like about fruit? From the sweet taste and juice to the high content of vitamin C, fresh fruit can be very beneficial to our overall health. As with most things in life, however, there is a catch – even … Continue reading "You’ll Never Guess Which Fruits Can Destroy Your Tooth Enamel"

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5 Tips for Soothing Your Child’s Dentist Phobias

June 16, 2018

The scientific name for anxiety about visits to the dentist office is dentophobia, and the American Dental Society acknowledges that it keeps about 10% of the U.S. population from seeking dental care. However, it doesn’t have to be this way. Because dental health can mirror your child’s overall health, it’s vital that you do what … Continue reading "5 Tips for Soothing Your Child’s Dentist Phobias"

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diabetes

Find Out How Diabetes Can Affect Your Child’s Teeth

June 08, 2018

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirm that about 29 million people in the U.S. have diabetes. If your child is diabetic, you should know their oral hygiene is especially important. That’s because diabetes often leads to periodontal disease and other problems associated with dental health.

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Why Opening Things With Your Teeth is a Bad Idea

June 01, 2018

Opening things with our teeth is a bad habit many of us pick up as a child. Whether it’s using our teeth to open a bag of chips, a bottle or a walnut, we’re risking fracturing or cracking a tooth in the process. In this issue, we’ll talk more about how to teach your children … Continue reading "Why Opening Things With Your Teeth is a Bad Idea"

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oral hygiene

4 Ways For Maintaining Good Oral Hygiene During Your Child’s Summer Break

May 25, 2018

The school year will be ending soon. In fact, the last day for classes here in San Diego is Friday, July 20. For many families, summertime means that schedules will soon turn topsy-turvy with vacations and weeklong all-day playtimes for the kids. Because summertime fun can get in the way of daily routines, in this … Continue reading "4 Ways For Maintaining Good Oral Hygiene During Your Child’s Summer Break"

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toothbrush

You’ll Never Believe What You Can Do With Your Old Toothbrush

May 18, 2018

Using a toothbrush at least twice daily is an essential path to good oral health. It helps to prevent tooth decay, gum disease and tooth loss. However, what do you do with your old brush after buying a new one? You may be surprised at the number of incredible uses for old toothbrushes. We’ll talk … Continue reading "You’ll Never Believe What You Can Do With Your Old Toothbrush"

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