toothprints

Learn How Toothprints Can Save Your Child’s Life

September 22, 2017 ABC Children's Dentistry

Without doubt, there’s nothing more important to a parent than the safety of their child. A breakthrough in child dentistry has provided parents and law enforcement officials a powerful tool in helping to protect children. It’s called Toothprints, and we’ll talk about it in this issue. What are Toothprints? Just like fingerprints, dental imprints (Toothprints) … Continue reading "Learn How Toothprints Can Save Your Child’s Life"

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What Can You Do About Your Child’s Bad Breath?

September 08, 2017 ABC Children's Dentistry

Bad breath is something we can all experience. While it may be a sign of simply forgetting to brush, bad breath can also be an indication of actual health problems in your child. In this issue, we’ll explore bad breath a little more, and focus on its numerous causes and what its presence could mean.

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Find Out Why Fluoride Is So Important For Your Child’s Teeth

September 01, 2017 ABC Children's Dentistry

We hear the word “fluoride” a lot, but how much is really known about it and its importance to our teeth? In this issue, we’ll give you a crash course in fluoride and why it’s indeed important for healthy teeth in children and adults alike. What is fluoride? Fluoride is a natural mineral that’s found … Continue reading "Find Out Why Fluoride Is So Important For Your Child’s Teeth"

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breastfeeding

Can Breastfeeding My Child Cause Cavities? It Depends

August 25, 2017 ABC Children's Dentistry

Could breastfeeding your child lead to more dental cavities? It’s possible if you continue breastfeeding past the age of 2. That’s the conclusion of a recent study by researchers in Australia. We’ll talk about it in this issue.

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A Back to School Strategy For Your Child’s Teeth

August 18, 2017 ABC Children's Dentistry

A new school year is upon us! As you prepare your child for a year of learning, it’s crucial that you not let him or her take a step back when it comes to healthy teeth. In this issue, we’ll share tips for making sure your child stays on the path to good oral hygiene.

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Are Dental X-Rays Safe For Your Child?

August 11, 2017 ABC Children's Dentistry

The American Dental Association and the Food and Drug Administration have recommended that preschoolers at high-risk of having cavities in their baby teeth should have X-rays carried out once every 6-12 months. Parents of preschoolers who haven’t had a problem with cavities, however, are encouraged to have X-rays completed once every 1-2 years. In this … Continue reading "Are Dental X-Rays Safe For Your Child?"

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Is The Tooth Fairy Paying More?

August 08, 2017 ABC Children's Dentistry

Maybe its because she’s in a good mood these days or its an unlikely sign of an improving economy. Whatever the reason, recent reports tell us that the Tooth Fairy is feeling far more generous. We’ll talk about it in this issue.

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Here’s The Lowdown on Gummy Vitamins

July 25, 2017 ABC Children's Dentistry

Gummy treats have been around for a long time. In recent years, though, the gummy bear grew up and became a way for kids and adults alike to get a vitamin dose by eating a gummy. It’s a trend that’s definitely caught on. The New York Times reports that gummy vitamins account for $1 billion … Continue reading "Here’s The Lowdown on Gummy Vitamins"

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juice, teeth

Why You Shouldn’t Be Giving Your Child Fruit Juice

July 17, 2017 ABC Children's Dentistry

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) caused a bit of a stir recently when it announced recommendations of no fruit for children under 1 year. In this issue, we’ll explore the AAP’s recommendation and talk more about suggestions for daily juice intake for older children.

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The Dangers of Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

July 07, 2017 ABC Children's Dentistry

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 6 out of 10 children in the U.S. will have at least one cavity – or more – by the time they turn 5. A big source for those cavities is the baby bottle. It’s called “baby bottle tooth decay,” and we’ll talk about it in … Continue reading "The Dangers of Baby Bottle Tooth Decay"

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