Archive for the ‘Oral Health’ Category

Common Children’s Tooth Injuries that Happen at Home

Thursday, March 14th, 2019
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Almost half of all children will sustain some sort of tooth injury during childhood, most of which are preventable. Here’s some common tooth injuries that a child can have at home, and how to prevent them. Permaturely Lost Baby Tooth The most common injury to primary teeth is the premature loss of the front teeth….
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Celebrate National Children’s Dental Health Month by Staying Mouth-Healthy

Thursday, February 28th, 2019
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February is National Children’s Dental Health month, and we’re here to help parents and children celebrate the right way – by learning better oral health practices.  Maintain a Regular Oral Health Routine  Avoiding cavities begins with proper, routine oral care. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry advises that everyone brushes their teeth twice per day, for two…
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Mouth-Healthy Valentine’s Day Sweets

Thursday, February 14th, 2019
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This Valentine’s Day, you can celebrate with some treats that will please your taste buds without damaging your teeth! Frozen Strawberries and Yogurt  These frozen strawberry and yogurt bites are the perfect tooth-friendly treat for Valentine’s Day. Yogurt is a mouth healthy because it is packed with protein and high in calcium – both of…
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These 4 “Healthy” Foods are Terrible for Teeth

Thursday, January 24th, 2019
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A healthy snack is always a great addition to any diet, but some healthy foods are terrible for teeth. Try limiting these damaging “healthy” foods in your child’s diet to help them maintain a healthy smile. 1 – Trail Mix A fantastic substitute for unhealthy snack foods is trail mix. But, be careful! If you decide…
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The 3 Best Ways for Children to Earn Whiter Teeth

Thursday, January 17th, 2019
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A healthy, luminous smile is something that everyone values. Here’s some of the best ways for your child (and you) to earn healthier, whiter teeth without having to get expensive bleaching treatment. What Causes Tooth Discoloration?  There are a few things that cause tooth discoloration in children. Extrinsic discoloration (discoloration of the outer layer of…
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What Causes Cavities?

Thursday, December 20th, 2018
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Tooth decay is the single most common chronic childhood disease—5 times more common than asthma, 4 times more common than childhood obesity, and 20 times more common than diabetes. But, cavities are nearly entirely preventable and treatable. Here’s some common causes for cavities, and how to defeat cavities.   Poor Dietary Choices  One of the primary ways parents can help prevent…
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4 Healthy Mouth Habits for 2019

Thursday, December 13th, 2018
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2019 is almost here, and it’s time to share our favorite mouth healthy habits that will help your family achieve oral health in the new year! 1 – Establish and Maintain a Proper Oral Health Routine  Food debris left on your child’s teeth encourages bacteria growth that eats away at enamel and causes cavities. This is why it’s important…
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Our Top Tips for Protecting Young Teeth

Wednesday, November 21st, 2018
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Keeping teeth clean is a full time job – especially for parents of young children. Here are our top tips for keeping young teeth healthy and clean!  Use the Right Tooth Cleaning Tools  Your child needs the right tools in their oral health arsenal to protect their teeth from cavities and tooth decay. Be sure that they…
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Your Children Aren’t Flossing and It’s Doing More Damage than You Think

Thursday, November 15th, 2018
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Flossing is incredibly important to keep the spaces between teeth clean, which are often neglected. If your child doesn’t floss regularly, then their teeth – and overall health – could suffer.   Excessive Plaque and Cavities If your child is not flossing, then plaque can build up between their teeth and lead to cavities. Plaque is…
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Dental Cavities Just Love Halloween Candy Binges

Thursday, October 25th, 2018
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Halloween is a fantastic holiday for families to enjoy their neighborhoods, and gives children a chance to fill their jack-o-lanterns with some serious candy. As fun as it is for children, Halloween candy is terrible for teeth. Here’s why cavities thrive on Halloween candy, and how you can help your child enjoy their Halloween candy…
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