Kids Dental Development

When it comes to kids’ dental care, there are certain milestones that they should reach to ensure that their oral health remains in good condition as they age. Generally, it’s okay to have a little bit of a delay in losing and/or developing teeth, but too much of a delay could signal red flags for…

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National Children’s Dental Health Month

  February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, a great time to begin solidifying positive dental health habits! When children are especially young, it is crucial to educate them on how to properly care for their teeth to prevent future health issues. Bad dental habits could mean tooth loss, disease and orthodontic interventions among other…

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3 Ways to Combat Cold Sores

Did you know that cold sores can affect a child’s oral health? Cold sores are caused by a virus called the herpes simplex virus type 1(HSV-1). They often appear on the lips and around the mouth. Sometimes the pain caused by the sores can impact the desire to continue with regular brushing and flossing. The…

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Prevent Cavities This Halloween!

Every year during Halloween, kids are reminded of their love for sugary treats. Although candy is delicious, it’s important to remind your kids that foods that are high in sugar contribute to painful cavities. Did you know that up to 42% of children ages 2-11 years old have had cavities in their baby teeth? This…

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All About the Tooth Fairy

Who is the Tooth Fairy? The Tooth Fairy is said to be a 3 to 4-inch-tall fairy who wears a white dress and white slippers with wings that sparkle with glitter when she moves. However, the Tooth Fairy is very stealthy, and no one has claimed to catch her in the act of retrieving teeth…

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The Benefits of Dental Sealants

If your child asked you if they could go ride their bike outside, you would make sure they were wearing their helmets (safety gear). It is not because you think they will get into an accident or hurt themselves, but as a prevention from potential harm. It is always good to be prepared for everything.…

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