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February Is Children’s Dental Health Month

THE CDC REPORTS THAT 1 in 5 children (between ages 5 and 11) in the US have untreated tooth decay. Not only should tooth decay be treated in regular dental appointments, it should be prevented! Tooth decay is 100 percent preventable with effective personal care and regular dental cleanings. In honor of Children’s Dental Health Month, we’re spreading the word about children’s dental health. YOU
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How Pacifiers Affect Your Baby’s Teeth

  AS CHILDREN GROW OLDER, some parents begin to worry about their child’s thumb sucking or pacifier habits. This is a normal behavior for an infant, but the older a child gets, the more harm pacifiers can do to their oral and dental development. The Pros And Cons Of Pacifiers Pacifiers have many benefits for infants, including reducing a child’s
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Why You Shouldn’t Wait To Treat A Cavity

MANY OF US HAVE HAD at least one cavity in our lives, and if we don’t keep up on our oral hygiene, it’s likely that we’ll get a couple more as time goes by. While cavities may be inconvenient, it’s imperative that we get them treated immediately. Early treatment of cavities prevents long-term damage to our teeth and is essential
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What You Should Know About That Loose Tooth

DO YOU REMEMBER losing your baby teeth? For children, it is an extremely important milestone that symbolizes becoming a “big kid!” Losing their first tooth—and every tooth after that—is a special moment, not only because they’ll be receiving a visit from the tooth fairy, but also because it is a sign they are growing up. Here’s some information to help
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Vacation Tips From Your Dentist!

A vacation from work or school doesn’t mean a vacation from your dental health.  In fact, the change in your family's schedule and diet means that it is even more essential to be vigilant in maintaining those beautiful smiles.  Here are five pointers for a healthy mouth while you and your children are traveling or on vacation: 1. Get up