Here’s What To Know If Your Child Wants An Oral Piercing

December 29, 2017

Each generation seems to adopt new ways of expressing themselves, and oral piercings appear to be the latest rage among today’s teenagers to announce their individuality.  When it comes to piercing parts of the mouth (tongue, cheek, and lip), parents need to be concerned about the potential physical damage that it can cause. In this … Continue reading "Here’s What To Know If Your Child Wants An Oral Piercing"

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How You Can Prevent Your Toddler’s Tooth Decay

December 22, 2017

Tooth decay knows no age limit. For young and old alike, it can be a serious issue. Parents across the country were rocked just a couple of years ago when news broke that – for the first time in 40 years – reports of children getting cavities in their baby teeth were on the rise. … Continue reading "How You Can Prevent Your Toddler’s Tooth Decay"

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There’s a Right Way To Care For Your Child’s Toothbrush

December 15, 2017

Regular – and proper – toothbrushing plays a vital role in your child’s oral health, especially in the prevention against gingivitis. That’s why it is essential that you help your child take care of his or her toothbrush. In this issue, we’ll tell you how.

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Is Bottled Water Good For Your Child?

December 08, 2017

If you and family regularly drink bottled water rather than the tap version, you may be experiencing an increase risk in tooth decay by missing out on much needed fluoride. In this issue, we’ll talk about what’s going on.

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5 Ways To Protect Your Child’s Teeth During The Holidays

December 01, 2017

As we enter a holiday season rife with cookies, sugar and candy canes, parents need to be aware of and limit the risks to their child’s teeth. In this issue, we’ll share tips for keeping your children’s teeth healthy, clean and as cavity-free as possible.

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Should I Let My Child Use Mouthwash?

November 24, 2017

For many adults, rinsing with mouthwash is a part of our morning routines. But is mouthwash a good idea for children? We’ll talk about it in this issue.

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What’s Causing My Child’s Toothache?

November 17, 2017

No one wants to see their child in pain. Toothaches for children can be especially worrisome because it can be difficult to track down the source of the pain. In this issue, we’ll share a few basic tips you can use to track down the source of your child’s toothache.

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Keeping Everything in Place: The Importance of Space Maintainers

November 10, 2017

The American Dental Association tells us that most children will have a full set of baby teeth by the time they reach the age of 3. Besides helping your child to eat his or her solid foods, baby teeth provide a crucial function by serving as placeholders for your child’s permanent teeth. But if your … Continue reading "Keeping Everything in Place: The Importance of Space Maintainers"

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Why Your Child’s Enamel Is So Important

November 03, 2017

Even though tooth enamel is incredibly thin (2.5 mm at it’s thickest), it’s the hardest substance in our bodies. In this issue, we’ll talk in-depth about enamel; what it is, what it does and how you can encourage your child to take better care of it. What is tooth enamel? It’s the white, visible part … Continue reading "Why Your Child’s Enamel Is So Important"

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What To Do If Your Child Has Gingivitis

October 28, 2017

When we hear the term “gum disease,” it’s tempting to think that only adults experience it. But that’s far from the truth. For example, gingivitis is a condition that crosses all age barriers, and needs to be taken seriously as soon as the first symptoms arise. In this issue, we’ll talk more about gingivitis; what … Continue reading "What To Do If Your Child Has Gingivitis"

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