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Can children be at risk for developing periodontal disease?

Monday, August 12th, 2019
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Our team hears this question a lot. While many people believe periodontal disease is an adult problem, studies have indicated that periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, as well as other serious infections such as gingivitis and periodontitis, are prevalent among kids and adolescents. First, let’s identify the differences between gingivitis, periodontitis, and periodontal…
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Tips for Teaching Your Toddler to Brush Their Teeth

Thursday, July 25th, 2019
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Around two years old, your child may be ready to start brushing on their own. The transition is not always easy, but with these tips, your toddler will be brushing on their own in no time!  Show them how it’s done. Before handing over full responsibility, encourage your child to watch in the mirror as…
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Summer Sports and Mouthguards

Monday, June 17th, 2019
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School’s out and you’ve emptied your gym locker until next fall. But while you’re stowing away the football gear, the basketball warm-ups, the field hockey sticks, and all the other equipment you’ve collected over the school year (that’s where that other shoe went!), be sure to keep one item handy: your mouthguard. Team and contact…
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Are My Child’s Baby Teeth on Schedule?

Friday, May 31st, 2019

  Your darling three-month old is crying and fussy—can she be teething already? Or, your happy baby boy has just celebrated his first birthday—with only one tooth in that beautiful, gummy smile. Is this normal? Probably! While baby teeth do typically erupt (come in) in the same order for all babies, and around the same…
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Pediatric Dentistry Q&A

Thursday, May 16th, 2019
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Today, our team thought we would answer some of the most frequent questions about pediatric dentistry and oral health we hear from parents. What constitutes a “healthy, balanced diet” for my child? A healthy, balanced diet contains all the nutrients your child needs to grow, including one serving each of fruits and vegetables, breads and…
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How to Find the Perfect Toothbrush for Your Child

Thursday, August 9th, 2018
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One of the most important tools in your child’s mouth-health arsenal is their toothbrush. Often overlooked and under considered, it is vital that you take the time to buy the right toothbrush for your child. Below are some smart shopping guidelines to consider when buying your child’s next toothbrush. Bristles Bristles come in all shapes…
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Can Gummy Vitamins Harm Teeth?

Thursday, August 9th, 2018
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Gummy vitamins have become very popular in the last several years and even adults now have the option of getting essential vitamins and nutrients through a tasty gummy treat. But while this can be a great way to get children to take their vitamins, gummy vitamins can harm your teeth. Yes, they are enhanced with…
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How Can I Protect My Child’s Tooth Enamel? Here Are 5 Sure-Fire Steps.

Thursday, August 9th, 2018
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The first line of protection for your child’s teeth is the enamel, which is the white, visible part of the tooth. It’s also hardest substance in the human body, and yet it takes a lot of abuse. Enamel can crack, chip and wear away. What steps can you take to protect your child’s enamel? Use…
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