flu

Why Oral Health Is So Important During Flu Season

February 02, 2018

We’re in the midst of another flu season, and this year’s version is definitely making its presence felt. According to officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, this year’s flu season seems especially rough because the entire continental U.S. has reported flu symptoms during the same week – the first time that’s happened … Continue reading "Why Oral Health Is So Important During Flu Season"

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

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

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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Toothbrush care

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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toothache

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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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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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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