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Dental Care Maintenance Tips for Moms

Dec 30, 2014 - 02:12 PM EST
Posted under: Dental Tips

It is no secret that moms these days are busier than ever before, with many juggling careers, volunteer work, and responsibilities at home. An unfortunate consequence of such hectic lifestyles is that dental care is often put on the back burner. The good news is that with just a little bit of coordination, every busy mom has the ability to find an affordable dentist, maintain terrific oral health, and teach … continue reading article

Why Oral Hygiene Matters in Orthodontics

Nov 6, 2014 - 01:11 PM EST
Posted under: Dental Tips, Orthodontics

Being sure to take the best possible care of your teeth can sometimes be a challenge, but it’s about a lot more than just visiting your orthodontist regularly and making sure your teeth look nice. Proper oral hygiene is as crucial to overall health as exercise and eating well. When wearing braces for kids or adults, how you care for your teeth can have consequences that continue well past the … continue reading article

Sports Safety – Avoiding Tooth and Mouth Injuries

Sep 18, 2014 - 12:09 PM EST
Posted under: Dental Tips, General

Parents of athletes and pediatric dentists know that tooth decay in children is only one reason kids end up at the dentist’s office. Accidental tooth loss is common, and sports dental injuries are a major culprit. In fact, between 13 and 29 percent of all dental injuries occur during sports activities. These injuries usually affect at least one front tooth, and they often involve painful damage to the tongue and … continue reading article

Teaching Your Child about Dental Care

Jul 28, 2014 - 08:07 AM EST
Posted under: Dental Tips, General

All kids need to understand the importance of proper dental care. It is best to start taking them to a pediatric dentist and emphasizing healthy dental care habits at an early age, but it is never too late to start teaching something so crucial to their long-term health and well-being. Almost all kids reach an age when brushing becomes their least favorite chore. You can overcome these stages by teaching … continue reading article

Foods That Cause Tooth Decay in Kids

Jul 24, 2014 - 07:07 AM EST
Posted under: Dental Tips, General

Many foods can cause tooth decay in kids, but some are more problematic than others. Candy and simple carbohydrate foods like crackers and chips are all culprits. Other foods that cause tooth decay include certain fruits and juices and any food that tends to accumulate in teeth. How often problem foods are eaten and the length of time food remains in the mouth are both factors that influence the risk … continue reading article

Brush Up on the Facts About Preventing Cavities in Children

Jul 15, 2014 - 07:07 AM EST
Posted under: Dental Tips, Pediatric Dentistry

As parents, you do everything you can to keep your kids healthy. But if you think that there’s nothing you can do to keep them cavity-free, think again. Preventing cavities in children doesn’t have to be hard, as long as you know a few simple steps for keeping that dental decay away. It helps to know what causes these cavities from forming in the first place, along with some tried-and-trusted … continue reading article

Preventing Dental Injuries by Using Mouth Guards in Children’s Sports

Jul 4, 2014 - 07:07 AM EST
Posted under: Dental Tips, Pediatric Dentistry

Participation in children’s sports has grown consistently over the years. As many as 25 millions young athletes engage in competitive sports regularly. Some dental experts suggest that mouth guards are essential for preventing dental injuries in both children and adults who participate in recreational sports where collision and contact occurs. The American Dental Association recommends the use of mouth guards in children’s sports, including wrestling, hockey, gymnastics, acrobatics, basketball, football, … continue reading article

10 Tips for Preventing Dental Cavities in Children

Jul 2, 2014 - 07:07 AM EST
Posted under: Dental Tips, General

Nobody likes to deal with cavities. Tooth decay not only affects your health, but it is also painful to repair. The same is true for children. As a parent, if you don’t teach your children the importance of routine dental care, they could face some very uncomfortable dental procedures. To protect your child’s oral health, it is essential to understand the best ways to prevent dental cavities in children. continue reading article

How to Provide Relief When Your Baby is Teething

Jun 26, 2014 - 11:06 AM EST
Posted under: Dental Tips, General, Pediatric Dentistry

Teething occurs when your baby’s first set of teeth attempt to break through gum tissue. It will probably start when your baby is about six months old, but it could begin sooner or later. Some babies seem to be relatively unaffected by teething, but others show distinct symptoms. continue reading article

6 Common Causes of Your Child’s Sensitive Teeth

May 5, 2014 - 01:05 PM EST
Posted under: Dental Tips, General

If you can’t take the ache of sensitive teeth, imagine how it feels for a child to face these stinging and shocking sensations. And it’s tough to tell if the pain they feel is truly tooth sensitivity or actually something else. So if your child complains about tingling teeth or a pang of pain when they brush or chew, chances are that your child is experiencing sensitive teeth and needs … continue reading article

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