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Are Electric Toothbrushes Really Better?

It’s no secret that electric toothbrushes are becoming increasingly popular. But are they any better than traditional manual toothbrushes? According to the American Dental Association, the answer is a resounding yes! How Electric Toothbrushes Stand Out Electric toothbrushes are more effective at removing plaque and bacteria from teeth and gums, and they can be especially

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My Child’s Teeth Are Sensitive!

Why are My Child’s Teeth Sensitive? Parents never want to see their children in pain, but tooth sensitivity is an inevitable part of your child’s teeth growing and changing. However, if you’re child is experiencing tooth sensitivity outside of the average growing pains, it could be pointing to a more serious issue. Here’s what might

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TMJ Disorders and Your Teen

TMJ stands for temporomandibular joint. It is the joint that connects the mandible (lower jaw) to the rest of the skull. Did you know that TMJ disorders are more common in teenage girls vs boys? There are a variety of symptoms depending on the type of TMJ disorder, so let’s dive in. Types of TMJ

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Pediatric Dental Emergencies We Commonly See

Kids are always getting into some kind of trouble, and if that trouble has something to do with the state of their teeth, you’ll want to be prepared. Some emergencies you can handle yourself, but for others, you’ll most likely need a dentist. Seven of the most common emergencies are found below. 1. Knocked Out

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Oral Hygiene Through the Years

Setting the Record Straight There is a common misconception that ancient people didn’t care about their kids’ tooth care, or their own for that matter. Egyptologists, opening tombs that haven’t been touched in 5000 years, find mummies with worn-down nubs for teeth and the world turns to one another and says, “see? They didn’t care.”

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Choosing the Right Dentist

American Dental Association Tested, Kid-Approved If you’ve said it once to your kid before bedtime, then you’ve probably said it a thousand times: floss, brush, and eat the right foods to protect your teeth! As a parent, teaching your kid proper dental care is of top priority: your kid’s teeth are more prone to cavities

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Why You Should Use a Pediatric Dentist

It’s important for parents to have a good grasp of your kid’s dental hygiene. A key job of parenthood is to help your children develop healthy habits when they are younger so that they maintain that they maintain that habit into adulthood. Because of this, when you start to take your child to the dentist,

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Your Guide to When Baby Teeth Come In

Every baby is on their own schedule, but as parents, we tend to compare how our children are developing against other children. In most cases, your child will develop at a normal pace, within what is considered to be a normal timeframe. Baby teeth tend to come through around the same time for most children,

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