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Sports Drinks May be Giving Your Child Cavities

July 12, 2018

Did you know that spots drinks like Gatorade and PowerAde are consumed by 62% of adolescents every day? Sports drinks are widely popular, and used by people of all ages. But, they are terrible for teeth, and can lead to cavities. Here’s why your family should avoid sports drinks for the sake of your teeth. Most Sports Drinks Have too Much Sugar  Unfortunately, sports drinks can contain more sugar than…
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The Perfect Menu for a Mouth-Healthy Day

June 28, 2018

A mouth-healthy diet can be a great tool for improving your oral health. But, altering your diet can take a lot of time and research. So, we’ve decided to help by outlining the perfect day of mouth-healthy food. Breakfast: Apple Slices, Mixed Nuts, and Milk  Breakfast is the perfect time to begin a mouth-healthy day of nutrition!…
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When is it Too Soon to Lose a Baby Tooth?

June 14, 2018

Baby teeth aren’t permanent, but did you know that it’s possible to loose a baby tooth too soon? Here’s everything parents need to know about losing a baby tooth too soon. It’s Too Soon When…  If your child loses a tooth before the age of 3, then you need to schedule an appointment with your pediatric dentist….
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All About Wisdom Teeth

June 4, 2018

Tales of wisdom teeth often sound like horror stories, but that’s not the whole story. In fact, wisdom teeth were once useful tools that helped ancient people chew and eat. Here’s what you need to know about wisdom teeth. What are Wisdom Teeth?  Wisdom teeth are the back most molars on each row of teeth, and…
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Sweet Treats are Fine for Teeth

May 10, 2018

A well-rounded diet is vital for healthy teeth and gums. Unfortunately, dieting means excluding some of your favorite sweets to improve your overall wellbeing. But, never fear: you can still enjoy certain sweet treats that promote a healthy mouth. Dark Chocolate  Dark chocolate might not strike you as mouth healthy – but it’s actually a fantastic…
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These Foods Destroy Oral Appliances

April 19, 2018

Caring for an oral appliance can be difficult, but it is absolutely imperative. If your oral appliance is not clean, then it won’t properly function. One way to keep your appliance clean is by avoiding foods that can harm it.  Nuts  Nuts are very hard, and can do real damage to oral appliances. Nuts can destroy rubber…
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Teeth & Tummies! 5 Foods that are Great for Tooth & Gut Health

April 6, 2018

A mouth-healthy diet can go a long way in helping your entire family improve their oral health, but can also better your general health as well. Here are 5 foods that your teeth – and stomach – will love.  1 – Probiotic Yogurt  Probiotic yogurt is an absolute must-have for those seeking mouth & gut health. Yogurt…
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4 Keys to a Healthy Mouth

March 23, 2018

A healthy mouth is something that parents can help their child attain right in the comfort of their own home. Here are 4 important keys to a healthy mouth for children – and adults! 1 – Maintain a Proper Oral Health Routine  Food debris left on your child’s teeth encourages bacteria growth that eats away at…
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Why Does My Child have Bad Breath?

March 8, 2018

Children can get bad breath from a variety of sources, and it’s actually an incredibly common and treatable condition. In fact, 50% of Americans are diagnosed with bad halitosis (bad breath) each year. But never fret, bad breath comes from a number of innocent sources, most of which can be easily fixed. Poor Oral Hygiene…
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Are Your Kids Getting Enough Sleep?

February 22, 2018

Adequate sleep is vital to leading a healthy life – regardless of age. For parents, it can be tough to know how much sleep your child should get every night. Here’s a quick guide outlining the amount of sleep your child needs for each stage of their development.   Newborns (0 – 3 months): 10 –…
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