Which toothbrush should I use?

Toothbrush Both electric and manual toothbrushes are capable of cleaning teeth.  Some people who struggle with one may see better results using the other type.  We’re okay with either as long as you’re using it for 2 minutes ...

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When Can Your Child Effectively Brush Their Teeth?

Did you know that kids don’t have the dexterity to brush their own teeth until they can tie their own shoes? Please take the time to help your child brush their teeth until they are able to do a good job on their own. #DentalFAQ #toothfairynews ...

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Teeth. What Are Your Goals?

Before buying your mouthwash, be sure to look for the ADA seal of approval so that you know the claims on the bottle have been tested and verified, and think about what you want to accomplish! If you want to help prevent tooth decay, get a mouthwash ...

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Sports Drinks Can Damage Your Teeth

Sports Drinks Dentists routinely caution patients about the over-consumption of soda pop, juice and sports drinks that pack little if any nutritional value and take a toll on teeth. Now the American Academy of Pediatrics is taking aim at sports ...

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Protect Your Kid’s Teeth With Mouth Guards During Sports

Does Your Child Play School Sports? Did you know that just under 20% of all sports related injuries occur to children’s mouths? Mouth guards can prevent oral injuries and lower your child’s risk of sustaining serious injuries to their ...

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Protect Your Child’s Teeth?

Protect Your Child’s Teeth 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.  ...

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Oral Hygiene-No More Summer Slacking

Oral Hygiene-no summer slacking ! Keep your daily hygiene schedule when school is out. Oral hygiene is easy to fall out of schedule when kids when kids are out of school.  For many this means they stop brushing twice a day. ...

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Mouth Healthy Lunch

When your child eats a school-supplied lunch, you are putting their oral health in the hands of their school. You can help keep their teeth by packing their lunch with a few mouth healthy foods! Try packing their lunch, and include an apple and ...

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How to Find the Perfect Toothbrush for Your Child

Finding The Perfect Toothbrush For Your Child 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 ...

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Gum with Xylitol For Your Teeth

Gum is a great way to freshen breath, but did you know that a certain type of gum actually cleans teeth as it’s chewed? Gum sweetened with Xylitol has been proven to reduce decay-causing bacteria, and reduce acids released by the bacteria in ...

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First Tooth!

First Tooth Do you know how to clean your child’s first tooth? We do! After their first tooth emerges – usually around the 8 month mark – begin to use a toddler’s toothbrush to clean their tooth! Find a toothbrush with very ...

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Drink More Water. Maintain oral health.

Drink More Water A great way to improve your overall health and to reduce the risk for ...

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Dental Home

Dental Home We recommend establishing a “Dental Home” for your child by one year of age. Children who have a dental home are more likely to receive appropriate preventative and routine oral health care. Share this post with your friends ...

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About your teeth. Did you know…

About your teeth About your teeth…did you know that your teeth are as unique as your fingerprint? Even identical twins have a different “tooth print”. ...

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Dental Sealants Protect Your Kid’s Teeth

  Dental Sealants Protect Your Kid’s Teeth Sealants and how do they Work? Dental sealants are a resin material applied to the chewing surfaces of the back teeth (molars). It acts as a barrier that prevents bacterial plaque from ...

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Vaping Explosions

Vaping explosions are on the rise. Vaping explosions from e-cigarettes are on the rise and more frequent than initial reports concluded.  Earlier in the year we posted an article on the increased use of vaping among children and teenagers ...

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Infused Water

Over the past many years, our office has suggested that parents please limit the amount of pop, gatorade, juices and energy drinks their children drink. Drinks containing sugar and drinks that have a low pH increase demineralization of teeth which ...

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Sugar Intake

Consumption of food and drinks containing sugar significantly contributes to early childhood caries (cavities) and obesity. It is very important to know how much sugar your child consumes daily? First consider the drinks containing sugar ...

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Teething Tips and Tricks

More Tips and Tricks on Teething Teething can start as early as 4 to 7 months. Because young babies are sensitive, only two essential oils are recommended for topical use during this early stage: chamomile and lavender. Chamomile is the most ...

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Canker Sores

  Canker sores (aphthous ulcers) are small lesions that develop on the soft tissues in your mouth or at the base of your gums. Unlike cold sores, canker sores don’t occur on the surface of your lips and they ...

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