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A Back to School Strategy For Your Child’s Teeth

August 18, 2017

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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How Laughing Gas Works

July 28, 2017

Most visits to the dentist’s office are fairly routine: a bit of scraping to remove plaque, some polishing of the teeth and a dose of flossing. But sometimes, more in-depth procedures requiring sedation are needed. A popular form of sedation is nitrous oxide, also known as “laughing gas.” In this issue, we’ll talk more about … Continue reading "How Laughing Gas Works"

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Here’s The Lowdown on Gummy Vitamins

July 25, 2017

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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Why You Shouldn’t Be Giving Your Child Fruit Juice

July 17, 2017

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

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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Why Professional Teeth Cleaning Is So Important For Your Child’s Health

June 23, 2017

Having your child’s teeth cleaned by a dental hygienist at least once every six (6) months is definitely a habit worth getting into. In addition to the benefits of having clean teeth and gums, a routine of professional teeth cleaning can also help with your child’s overall health. We’ll talk about it in this issue.

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Find Out Which Snacks Are Good For Your Child’s Teeth

June 16, 2017

There’s more to good dental care than just brushing and flossing. In this issue we’ll talk about nutritional choices that help your child’s teeth as well as his or her overall health. Foods That Lead to Strong Teeth for Children

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Why Your Child Should Be Wearing a Mouthguard

June 02, 2017

If you think mouthguards should be worn only during contact sports, it’s time to think again. In fact, mouthguards should be also worn during non-contact activities, like skating and gymnastics. In this issue, we’ll talk about why.

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Find Out How To Prevent Your Child From Being Tongue-Tied

May 29, 2017

If your child is having difficulty with talking, swallowing or eating, you may want to consider a frenectomy. Since that’s not a word one normally hears, we’ll talk about it in this issue. What is a frenectomy? It may sound scary or intimidating, but a frenectomy is actually quite simple. Basically, a frenectomy releases a … Continue reading "Find Out How To Prevent Your Child From Being Tongue-Tied"

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How to Treat Your Child’s Dental Emergency

May 22, 2017

As a parent, you probably already know that accidents can happen anytime and anywhere. A dental emergency in particular can be especially dicey and scary for your child and you. In this issue, we’ll share tips for how to treat common dental emergencies for children.

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