Make Dental Care Fun for Little Ones


Kids are not notorious for their enthusiasm when it comes to oral health. While these challenges may seem par for the course, they can lead to lifelong problems. Some of the issues which may arise in the future include poor oral health practices, stress-related dental conditions, and the dreaded dental phobia that plagues millions of adult Americans. 

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Do Your Children Know How to Brush and Floss?


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February is Children’s Dental Health Month and a fitting time to remind families of the importance of good oral health. Children can be effective partners in a dental hygiene routine if they know how to brush and floss. Consistent at-home care is important for maintaining healthy teeth and it’s never too early to start.  

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How to Avoid the “Sugar Wars” of Halloween


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Halloween is all about costumes and treats and fun. But when those trick-or-treat bags come home, often the “sugar wars” begin. All that candy to be eaten! How do parents set limits? Is it OK to let the kids splurge on their collected loot? Children’s dental care is on the minds of us all at this time of year.

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How to Win the “Sugar Wars” of Halloween


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Halloween is all about costumes and treats and fun. But when those trick-or-treat bags come home, often the “sugar wars” begin. All that candy to be eaten! How do parents set limits? Is it OK to let the kids splurge on their collected loot? Children’s dental care is on the minds of us all at this time of year.

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When Are Your Children Old Enough for Flossing?


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Did you know that you can start a daily flossing routine for your child’s teeth as soon as any two teeth touch each other? Of course, parents will initially perform the flossing. But as soon as children have learned to brush on their own, it’s time to teach them how to floss. 

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Brush and Floss for Better Children’s Dental Care


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February is Children’s Dental Health Month and a fitting time to remind families of the importance of good oral health. Children can be effective partners in a dental hygiene routine if they know how to brush and floss. Consistent at-home care is important for maintaining healthy teeth and it’s never too early to start.  

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Does Halloween Candy Start the “Sugar Wars” in Your Home?


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Halloween is all about costumes and treats and fun. But when those trick-or-treat bags come home, often the “sugar wars” begin. All that candy to be eaten! How do parents set limits? Is it OK to let the kids splurge on their collected loot? Children’s dental care is on the minds of us all at this time of year.

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Children’s Dental Care Starts With Baby Teeth


Starting your child off with good dental care can help protect their teeth for decades to come. A baby’s 20 primary teeth are already present in the jaws at birth. Those baby teeth that begin coming through the gums around 6 months help set the stage for future smiles by keeping space in the jaw for adult teeth. 

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Dental Apps Make Brushing Teeth Fun for Kids


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All parents want their children to have healthy teeth free of cavities and other painful dental problems. Teaching children how to brush and floss requires patience and active home care routines that are fun for the whole family. More parents are turning to dental apps to attract the attention of their techie children.

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How to Brush and Floss for a Healthy Smile


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Good oral health requires regular dental exams and consistent at-home care.  You visit your dentist every six months for an exam and a professional cleaning. That’s good, but not enough. Brushing and flossing are equally important if you want to avoid cavities and other oral problems that affect your health and appearance.

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