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4 Keys to a Healthier Mouth this Year

January 17, 2019

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2019 is here, and with it comes a new year to tackle oral health success! Here’s our keys to a healthier mouth this year. 1 – Enjoy a Mouth-Healthy Diet  Fibrous fruits and vegetables actually scrub teeth as they are being consumed, which helps remove bad mouth bacteria that lead to cavities and tooth decay. When eating fibrous…
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The Perfect Mouth-Healthy Stocking Stuffers

December 20, 2018

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Stocking are usually hung with care and full of sweet treats that aren’t exactly great for teeth. But we have some recommendations for our favorite mouth-healthy stocking stuffers that can give your child a leg up on oral health this holiday season.   Toothbrush Toothbrushes should be replaced every 3-4 months, depending upon the health of the bristles,…
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5 Important Vitamins and Minerals for Healthy Teeth

December 13, 2018

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You may wonder to yourself “what makes something mouth-healthy,” or, “how can I tell if something is healthy for my teeth and gums?” Well, below is a list of our favorite vitamins and minerals for healthier teeth and gums. Calcium  Calcium is one of the most abundant minerals in the body and it aids in…
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The Ultimate Tooth Care Kit for Holiday Vacation

November 21, 2018

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Thanksgiving gives families the chance to travel across the country to visit loved ones from afar, and enjoy collecting around a table to eat an incredible feast. If your family is traveling this Thanksgiving, be sure that everyone packs the right oral health kit to take care of their teeth while away from home.  1 – Tooth…
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How Native Americans Cared for Their Teeth before the First Thanksgiving

November 15, 2018

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The toothbrush was first invented and popularized in Europe, so how did Native Americans care for their teeth before being introduced to the toothbrush?  Healthy Dietary Practices The Native Americans were expert hunters and gatherers, and were able to survive completely off of the land. Their diet consisted mostly of corn (maize), beans, squash, fish and game. They would eat…
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5 Halloween Costumes that are All About Teeth

October 25, 2018

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Halloween is such a fun time of year for communities to celebrate the changing season, and for children and families to get into costume. This year, we thought we’d share our favorite Halloween costumes that are all about teeth. 1 – Tooth Fairy  Our favorite dental character, the Tooth Fairy, makes an excellent costume choice for…
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Try These Mouth-Healthy Halloween Treats Instead of Candy

October 11, 2018

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Halloween is full of candy and treats for children and families to share and enjoy. But, most of the treats being shared on Halloween are packed with sugar, and are terrible for teeth. Here’s some mouth-healthy alternatives for parents to consider passing out this Halloween.  Pumpkin Seeds  Halloween treats don’t have to be sweet all of the time. Pumpkin…
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Which Mouthwash is Right for My Children?

September 28, 2018

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We get many questions in our office about the best ways to help children get a healthy smile that last a lifetime. Today, we’re going to cover some key point about mouthwash, and how different types offer different benefits.  Mouthwash is Versatile and Diverse First, you have to narrow down what you’re helping your child…
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