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What Causes Bad Breath in Children?

What Causes Bad Breath in Children?

Posted Apr 25th, 2018 in Health & Nutrition, General Information, Pediatric Dentistry

It happens to the best of us – occasionally, we all have less than pleasant breath! This is true for children as well. Learn about the causes of bad breath in children, and how it can be prevented.

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Watch Video: Sesame Street's

Watch Video: Sesame Street's "Can't Go Wrong"

Posted Mar 28th, 2018 in Health & Nutrition, General Information, Preparing Your Child, Pediatric Dentistry

Elmo and his friend Abby rock out to a song about crunchy vegetables, and how great they are for your teeth, in this fun Sesame Street video clip!

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Preventing Dental Fluorosis in Children

Preventing Dental Fluorosis in Children

Posted Feb 28th, 2018 in Health & Nutrition, Pediatric Dentistry

Find out how you can prevent dental fluorosis in your kids while still making sure they reap the benefits of fluoride.

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Identifying & Avoiding Sugar in Packaged Foods

Identifying & Avoiding Sugar in Packaged Foods

Posted Feb 14th, 2018 in Health & Nutrition

We all know that sugar is one of the main culprits when it comes to tooth decay, and many of us try to avoid it for that reason. But sugar is hiding in some unexpected packaged food – here’s how to identify it.

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Treats for Kids with Braces

Treats for Kids with Braces

Posted Aug 2nd, 2017 in Health & Nutrition

It is perfectly fine to allow treats as part of your children's diet, as long as it’s a moderate one! With good oral hygiene, the occasional treat is just fine – even for kids with braces!

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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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