enamel

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

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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calcium

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

October 20, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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