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Help For Sensitive Teeth

August 21, 2014

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People of all ages often suffer from sensitive teeth.  Whether it’s biting into a cold ice cream cone or drinking a hot beverage, the pain that can come from hypersensitivity can be more than an inconvenience. The causes of sensitive teeth are varied.  Some of these causes include: Cracked or fractured teeth Missing or worn…
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6 Ways to Reduce Sugar in Your Family’s Diet

August 7, 2014

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Too much sugar can be bad news for your health.  When left on your teeth, sugar gives bacteria the food it needs to thrive and create cavities.  Further, high sugar has been linked to obesity, diabetes and poor heart health.  And while the average American consumes 22 grams of sugar a day (that’s twice the…
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6 Tips to Reduce Sugar in Your Family’s Diet

August 7, 2014

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Too much sugar can be bad news for your health.  When left on your teeth, sugar gives bacteria the food it needs to thrive and create cavities.  Further, high sugar has been linked to obesity, diabetes and poor heart health.  And while the average American consumes 22 grams of sugar a day (that’s twice the…
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Three Super Foods For Super Teeth!

July 24, 2014

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  We’ve all heard the old saying that you are what you eat.  And there’s certainly a connection between your child’s diet and the health of her teeth.  Eating foods that contain the right vitamins and minerals can be as essential as brushing and flossing.  Here are three super foods for super healthy teeth: Cheese…
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Five Fantastic Flossing Facts

July 10, 2014

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Flossing removes plaque between the teeth and gumline where a toothbrush can’t reach, in fact some sources indicate that floss does up to 40% of the work needed to remove plaque from your teeth.  Unfortunately it’s also one of the most overlooked practices in caring for our teeth.   You should floss your child’s teeth daily…
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Should Parents “Help Out” a Loose Baby Tooth?

June 26, 2014

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Many of us remember getting a little “help” with loose baby teeth when we were young.  It wasn’t uncommon for strings to be tied to teeth and attached to other objects to make things move a tad quicker.  Most children begin to lose their primary teeth around 5 or 6 years old, making room for…
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Why Choose a Pediatric Dentist?

June 12, 2014

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Many parents often wonder if they should look for a pediatric dentist instead of just taking their child to someone that practices general dentistry.  For those of you that are our regular patients, you already know the answer…it’s because you know how awesome our practice is! But others may want to know what sets us…
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