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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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toothpaste, children's toothpaste

How to Select the Right Toothpaste For Your Child

June 30, 2017

In a previous entry, we talked about how to select the right toothbrush for your child. Because brushing is such a vital part of keeping your child’s teeth and gums as healthy as possible, we’ll talk in this issue about how to select the right toothpaste for your child. Choosing the Right Toothpaste For Your … Continue reading "How to Select the Right Toothpaste For Your Child"

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teeth cleaning, pediatric dentist

Why Professional Teeth Cleaning Is So Important For Your Child

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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mouthguard

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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Emergency dental

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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thumbsucking

The Good & Bad of Thumbsucking

May 15, 2017

Thumbsucking is a perfectly natural part of growing up. In fact, the American Dental Association (ADA) describes thumbsucking as a “natural reflex for children” that may help them “feel secure and happy.” But at what point does thumbsucking and pacifier use affect your child’s teeth, and when should the habit stop?

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