thumbsucking

What Emma Stone Says About Continued Thumbsucking Did To Her Teeth

September 07, 2018

In a recent entry, we spoke of the good and bad of thumbsucking. Speaking with W magazine, Hollywood megastar Emma Stone revealed much of the bad part of thumb sucking. In this issue, the San Diego child dentist experts with ABC Children’s Dentistry will share details from Stone’s interview about how prolonged thumbsucking affected her … Continue reading "What Emma Stone Says About Continued Thumbsucking Did To Her Teeth"

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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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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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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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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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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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Are Energy Drinks Bad For You?

May 04, 2018

If you or someone in your family relies on energy drinks for an extra boost, it’s time to get out of that habit. According to a study published in General Dentistry and reported on National Public Radio (NPR), energy drinks are “significantly more capable” than sports drinks and sodas of causing irreversible tooth damage.

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Find Out What Type of Gum Your Child Should Be Chewing

April 20, 2018

If you allow your child to chew gum, we have a few suggestions to pass along to you. In this article, we’ll talk about how old your child should be before chewing gum and the types of gum that are best for your child’s teeth.

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What’s Causing White Spots On Your Child’s Teeth?

March 30, 2018

While white teeth are generally a good sign of healthy teeth, white spots can be an indicator that there are some problems going on. In this issue, we’ll talk about what could be causing white spots to appear on your child’s teeth and what should be done about it.

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Why Your Child Should Not Be Using Tobacco

March 16, 2018

Despite repeated warnings, about 8 of every 100 (8%) high school students and 2 of every middle school students (2.2%) admit to smoking cigarettes in the past 30 days. That’s according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The data also reveals that about 6 of every 100 high school students (5.8%) said they … Continue reading "Why Your Child Should Not Be Using Tobacco"

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