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Is Your Child Grinding Their Teeth?

We all know that noise that makes you wince a little when you hear it; teeth grinding. And it’s more common in children than you might think it is.  An …

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How To Stop A Thumb Sucking Habit

Children are born with an innate sucking reflex that often lends itself to a comfort behavior over time. Often, an infant or young child will suck a finger or thumb …

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10 Things You Want To Know About Braces

So you’re curious about braces? Whatever the reason, you’ve found yourself wondering about braces; you’re not alone! Over four-million Americans are wearing braces at this very moment. Here are a …

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Helping Children Overcome Fear of The Dentist

Many children have fear or anxiety about going to the dentist. The good news is that, as adults and parents, we can help them to have an enjoyable experience at …

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Good Nutrition Can Prevent Tooth Decay

Nutrition plays a huge role in tooth decay. Teaching children how to properly fuel their body can lead to lifelong oral and physical health. We often hear that sugar is …

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Is Fluoride Safe for My Child?

It’s always fair and respectable for parents to question the safety of their child. One of those “hot topics” that tends to show up quite frequently, is the topic of …

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Should your child use an electric toothbrush?

As adults, we get ads all the time telling us to use electric toothbrushes. They say they are superior to those manual brushes. As parents, we prioritize our child’s brushing …

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How long will my child have to have braces?

That’s a pretty broad question, since each mouth is unique. Let us say this: getting braces is a big commitment of time, money, and lifestyle changes. It can take a …

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Simple ways to help protect your child’s enamel

Did you know that the hardest part of the human body is tooth enamel? Even though enamel has a pretty tough reputation, it still can become eroded. Once tooth enamel …

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The sticky truth behind chewing gum

But first, a brief history We bet you didn’t know that chewing gum has a long and fascinating history. For real, it does! For 5,000 years humans have enjoyed chewing …

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