5 Pediatric Dental Myths

Many different myths exist regarding health care—even myths about pediatric dental care! This article is meant to disprove and debunk some of the more common misconceptions that people have about pediatric dentistry. The following beliefs represent just some of the falsehoods about children’s dental care:   Myth #1: Tooth decay and cavities in baby teeth…

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The Importance of Regular Dental Visits for Your Child

Having your child attend their regular dental visits will help prevent cavities and reduce the risk of your child experiencing pain, trouble focusing in class and other possible medical issues. Small children who have healthy teeth can chew their food easily, speak clearly and smile with confidence.

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Three Stages of Hygiene to Protect Your Child from Cavities

It is never too early to encourage healthy dental hygiene for your child. Their teeth are at risk of cavities, also known as tooth decay, as soon as they first erupt. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, cavities in children is the most common chronic children’s disease in the country. In severe cases, tooth…

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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 Truth about Chewing Gum

You can’t check out at a convenience store, pharmacy or grocery store without seeing a display rack of chewing gum. It’s an American favorite. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the average American consumes 1.8 pounds of chewing gum each year. To determine if chewing gum is good or bad for your oral health, it…

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