calcium

Find Out Why Calcium Is So Important For You And Your Child

October 20, 2017 ABC Children's Dentistry

Making sure your child is getting plenty of calcium is a key component to healthy bones and teeth. In this issue, we’ll talk more about calcium; what it is, how it helps our bodies and where to find it.

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Oral health and school grades

Can Your Child’s Grades Suffer Because of Poor Oral Health?

October 17, 2017 ABC Children's Dentistry

In a previous entry, we talked about how good oral health can be linkedtoh the overall health of your child. With the school year upon us, we’ll share in this entry results from a study that say your child’s academic performance can be affected by oral health.

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Wisdom teeth myths

What You Thought You Knew About Wisdom Teeth

October 06, 2017 ABC Children's Dentistry

Wisdom teeth are the last that will develop in our mouths, and they have the potential to cause a lot of havoc. In this issue, we’ll talk more about wisdom teeth, the meaning behind their name, their purpose and whether or not they need to come out.

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teeth

How To Stop Teeth Grinding

September 29, 2017 ABC Children's Dentistry

If you or your child experiences sore teeth and gums after a night’s sleep, you may be involuntarily grinding your teeth. This clenching of the jaws and grinding is an unconscious habit developed at any age. In this issue, we’ll talk more about teeth grinding, what it can lead to and what can be done … Continue reading "How To Stop Teeth Grinding"

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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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bad breath

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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flouride

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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back to school, girl in grass, sign

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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xrays, children, pediatric dentistry

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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