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Which Foods Are Good and Bad for Your Child’s Teeth?

As parents, our goal is to maintain good health for our children, encompassing physical, mental, and dental health. We teach them essential habits like brushing and flossing to promote healthy teeth. Apart from oral hygiene, their diet has a significant impact on dental health. Certain foods and beverages can cause cavities, while others can help

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Wisdom Teeth Removal for Teenagers

What Are Wisdom Teeth? Definition and Age Range By the time they turn 13, children should have gained a total of 28 permanent adult teeth. On top of that, four more wisdom teeth may join in too! Typically this happens between 17 and 21 years old for young adults or teens; some even get their

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Tips for Preventing Cavities in Children

Did you know that one in five children have cavities by the time they reach kindergarten? That’s a lot of teeth that will need to be filled! In this blog post, we will discuss some tips for preventing cavities in your little ones. Follow these simple steps and you can help keep your child’s smile

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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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