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How to Make a Fast food Trip Mouth-Healthy

March 8, 2018


As a parent, time is often in limited supply. That can lead you to foregoing making a meal, and instead choosing fast food to fuel your family. If you MUST eat fast food, then try making the meal a little healthier with these tips. Choose Your Drink with Care  A place where sugar loves to…
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Kids and Starbucks – Should Parents be Concerned?

February 22, 2018


As a parent, you have the world on your mind when it comes to raising your child. A healthy diet is one of the primary concerns of most parents, and can go a long way in helping children get healthy teeth. Unfortunately, some of your child’s favorite drinks at Starbucks are packed with sugar, and…
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Is Chewing Ice Bad for Your Teeth?

February 8, 2018


It’s incredibly common for people to mindlessly chew ice. Unfortunately, chewing ice can cause a myriad of oral health issues, and even cost you an expensive trip to the dentist or orthodontist. Here’s some of the real damage caused by chewing ice. Chewing Ice can: Damage Tooth Enamel Tooth enamel is the hardest substance in…
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The New Mom’s Guide to Your Baby’s Mouth & Teeth

January 25, 2018


Being a new mom is a great challenge, and an amazing responsibility. As a new parent, you’re probably searching for the best ways to raise a happy, healthy child. One great way to improve your child’s overall health is by paying attention to their oral health at an early age. Here’s some do’s and don’ts for…
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Sneaky Tooth Killers Your Kids Should Avoid

January 11, 2018


Most parents know the importance of a proper oral health routine, and regular visits to the pediatric dentist. But, there are some silent tooth killers that parents need to recognize and avoid, to get their children a healthier smile.  Chewing Ice Ice can be an awesome accompaniment to any drink, but to the surprise of many parents, it can also…
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4 Steps to Keep Kids Cavity-Free in 2018

December 28, 2017


2017 is almost over and the holiday season is underway. As families visit relatives near or far, oral health is probably the last thing on the minds of many parents. But, you can use the holiday down time to make a few changes in your child’s routine to get them a healthier smile in 2018….
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Just How Long Have Humans Chewed Gum?

December 14, 2017


Did you know that humans have used animal hair to make toothbrushes, or that we’ve crushed shells to use as toothpaste? Over the years, humanity has had its ups and downs when discovering and designing medical technologies – especially oral care. But what about chewing gum? How long have we chewed gum, and has it ever helped clean teeth throughout history? …
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Everything Parents Need to Know about the 4 Layers of Teeth

November 30, 2017


Teeth are a lot of fun to learn about, and understanding teeth can help children enjoy going to the pediatric dentist! Did you know that teeth are composed of four primary layers? Each layer plays a pivotal role in supporting a strong smile and a healthy mouth. Try reading this article with your child, and teaching them about…
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