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Keeping the Pearly Whites, White!

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Tips On What Teeth-Staining Foods Your Child Should Limit Or Avoid As adults, we know that coffee and red wine gets us in trouble when it comes to keeping our teeth shiny and bright, but what about our children? Certain foods and drinks that line the grocery store shelves are prone to staining or discoloring […]

The Dangers of Vaping on Oral Health

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The Dangers of Vaping on Oral Health It is common knowledge that smoking is bad for your overall health and well-being. Now, we are hearing more news about young adults and teenagers vaping. According to the Center on Addiction, this is when a person inhales aerosol, often referred to as vapor, which is produced by […]

How to Care for a Chipped or Broken Tooth

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How to Care for a Chipped or Broken Tooth You’re crunching on a hard candy, you took a tumble to the face, or tripped. Your child’s mouth is aching, or their tooth feels abnormal, and you then realize a piece of the tooth is broken. A chipped or broken tooth is not something to get […]

Teeth-Friendly Foods

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Teeth-Friendly Foods As parents, it’s hard to find foods that are both healthy, and easy to make for your kids. Pre-packaged foods can be full of processed ingredients that have harmful effects on your children’s teeth and overall health, and sugary foods stick to your children’s teeth to promote decay. Here is a list of […]

Link Between Cavities & Artery Damage

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Link Between Cavities & Artery Damage We are always telling our patients and their parents how oral health really is whole body health. Not only can untreated issues cause illness, those issues can linger as you get older. The old saying that “we don’t need to take care of baby teeth because they are just […]

Common Causes of Overbite

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Common Causes of Overbite No matter how good of habits your child has, they probably can’t avoid a trip to the orthodontist. Most of the issues fixed by orthodontia is caused by your child’s skeletal structure, but there are some behaviors to watch out for that may negatively impact your child’s oral health. Thumb sucking […]

Best Remedies for Teething Babies

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Best Remedies for Teething Babies Teething isn’t fun. It can be a painful process for babies when those teeth first come in. We want to give you some safe and effective tips for you to help ease your little one’s pain. Ice Sometimes the old remedies are the best. Just like a bruise on an […]

More Tips on Preventing Cavities

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More Tips on Preventing Cavities Last time, we explained why cavities are bad even in baby teeth and gave some simple tips to help avoid them. There’s lots more you can do to help keep those teeth happy and healthy. Think about the foods you eat. Starchy foods can get stuck on the tops and in […]

Tips for Preventing Cavities

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Tips for Preventing Cavities More likely than the cold and the flu, tooth decay is the most common childhood disease (and second most likely in adults after the cold). The good news is most tooth decay is entirely preventable by having good teeth care techniques. First, we should address, what is a cavity? A cavity […]

Summer Fun

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Summer Fun Summer is a time for fun, but it is important to be aware of some of the dangers our summer activities can pose to our teeth. Whether it is a chipped tooth from falling on a bike, or a baseball to the mouth, some injuries won’t be preventable. But it’s good to have […]