All About Teething

Before motherhood, you probably looked forward to this momentous milestone with anticipation.  Your baby's first tooth.  One step closer to eating solid foods.  The adorable, toothy grins. Now that it's here, you realize that it actually means a lot of fussing and NOT a lot of sleeping.  (And, seriously, when does the crying stop long […]

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Helping Your Child Take Care of Their Teeth

We all know children are incredibly messy.  Turns out, they’re just as messy on the inside as they are on the outside. Cleaning your child's teeth must be top priority.  Your child’s mouth needs to be cleaned regularly to keep it healthy. Even before they get their first tooth, wipe their gums, tongue, and cheeks […]

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4 Things To Do to Teach Your Children Good Dental Habits

Monkey see, monkey do.  From Day 1, kids mimick what they see.  And since they’re around mostly the family for the first few years, it’s only natural that they pick up on your habits — the way you walk, the facial movements you make, and even the occasional curse word you let slip.  So why […]

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Tips & Tricks to Get Your Child to Brush Their Teeth

Maybe you’re one of the lucky ones. On any given night, you can find your kids dutifully standing in front of the bathroom mirror diligently brushing their teeth, without even being asked. Chances are that’s not the scene at your house though.  More than likely you fall into the category with millions of other parents […]

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3 Common Causes of Children’s Tooth Decay

Your dentist has drilled the brushing and flossing routine into your head since your very first visit.  While your oral health habits are vital to your dental health, they’re not the only factors that play into it.  Don’t get us wrong – this is no excuse to skip your daily trips to the bathroom sink.  Instead, […]

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Why Should My Child Brush Their Teeth?

Let’s start with this: Do you know why YOU should brush your teeth? The same reasons apply to your child. The mouth has been called “the window to your health.”  If you have bad dental health, chances are you have – or will soon have – other health problems as well. (Why? Because cavities and […]

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Common Dental Health Questions

Are dental x-rays safe? Exposure to any source of radiation isn’t ideal, but fortunately the dose of radiation you get from taking x-rays is extremely small.  You can thank the wonderful engineers and scientists in the dental industry for that.  New, digital x-ray machines limit the beam of radiation to just the small area being […]

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More Fun Dental Facts!

​Here are some more great Fun Dental Facts! The average human produces 25,000 quarts of saliva in a lifetime – enough to fill 2 swimming pools! The Statue of Liberty's mouth is 3 feet wide. A sneeze zooms out of your mouth at over 600 mph! Most tooth loss in people under 35 years of age is […]

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How to Prevent Tooth Decay During the Holidays

It's the most wonderful time of year! For both your child and the cavity-causing bacteria in their mouth. It's the dreaded holiday tooth decay.  It’s hard to find a child who doesn’t love the holidays, and almost all of the holidays come with heaps of sweets and sugary candy.  You want your kids to be […]

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Top 10 Myths About Children’s Teeth

Baby teeth aren’t important. They’re just going to fall out anyway. It is true that none of your child’s 20 baby teeth will survive into their teenage years.  But if you want those 32 permanent teeth to come in shiny and straight, it’s absolutely essential to take care of their predecessors. Baby teeth aren’t here […]

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