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3 Surprising Things That Can Damage Children’s Teeth

3 Surprising Things That Can Damage Children’s Teeth

Posted Jul 5th, 2017 in Health & Nutrition

We all know that things candy, pop and other sweets contain sugars that can do a lot of damage to children’s teeth. But sugar is also lurking in some unexpected foods and drinks; here are just a few.

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5 Surprising Things the Dentist Can Tell by Looking at Your Child’s Teeth

5 Surprising Things the Dentist Can Tell by Looking at Your Child’s Teeth

Posted May 24th, 2017 in Health & Nutrition, General Information

The dentist can tell a variety of things about your child’s daily life and health simply by examining his or her teeth. Here are four things you may not realize the dentist can deduce!

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5 Quick and Easy Oral Health-Friendly Treats

5 Quick and Easy Oral Health-Friendly Treats

Posted Feb 8th, 2017 in Health & Nutrition

We all know that sugar is bad news when it comes to oral health, and that it should be consumed in moderation by children and adults alike. But if you need a quick fix that will satisfy your child’s sweet tooth without giving it a cavity, here are some suggestions for you!

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Are Sugar Substitutes Bad for Teeth?

Are Sugar Substitutes Bad for Teeth?

Posted Oct 26th, 2016 in Health & Nutrition

As a parent trying to cut back on your children’s sugar consumption for improved oral health, you may be looking at including some sugar substitutes in their diets. And if you are, you may be wondering if sugar substitutes might have and adverse effect on oral health like real sugar does.

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5 Foods That Help Keep Teeth Clean

5 Foods That Help Keep Teeth Clean

Posted Sep 7th, 2016 in Health & Nutrition

There is no replacement for daily brushing and flossing when it comes to keeping your children’s teeth healthy and clean, but there are a few different types of food that can help keep things clean between brushings!

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Hydration & Oral Health

Hydration & Oral Health

Posted Aug 31st, 2016 in Health & Nutrition

Many people, and even children, are in a continuous state of mild dehydration day to day. This can have significant oral health consequences.

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How Does Pop Affect Teeth?

How Does Pop Affect Teeth?

Posted Jul 20th, 2016 in Health & Nutrition

Pop is a fun treat that most children enjoy every now and then. However, It’s important that it remain an occasional treat, as it can do a lot of damage to children’s teeth!

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Non-Dairy Calcium Sources

Non-Dairy Calcium Sources

Posted Jun 29th, 2016 in Health & Nutrition

Dairy products are probably the most commonly known source of calcium, and they’re very kid-friendly, too. But if dairy isn’t an option for your child, there are many good sources of calcium out there that are dairy-free.

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 Protein & Oral Health

Protein & Oral Health

Posted May 25th, 2016 in Health & Nutrition

Most people know that calcium is an important part of keeping growing teeth strong and healthy. However, there are many other dietary elements that are important to the good oral health of children, and protein is one of them.

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Sugar & Tooth Decay

Sugar & Tooth Decay

Posted May 18th, 2016 in Health & Nutrition

While most people know that sugar causes tooth decay, many people don’t completely understand how exactly that works. And they also often don’t realize how much sugar they’re really consuming.

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