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6 Tips for Teenagers- Guidelines for Healthy Tooth Care

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Life is full of exciting experiences and challenges as a teenager, but one crucial aspect that often gets overlooked amid the hustle and bustle is oral hygiene. Maintaining a healthy and radiant smile is essential for self-confidence and plays a significant role in overall well-being. Good habits formed now can positively impact your future. This […]

Should Your Teen Still See a Pediatric Dentist?

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Should your teen still see a pediatric dentist?   A question we are often asked is, “Should my teen still see a pediatric dentist or switch to a dentist for adults?” If you’ve been taking your child to the dentist since an early age, they’ve probably already visited a pediatric dentist instead of a general […]

Healthy Snacks for When You’re “On the Go”

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Healthy Snacks for When You’re ‘On-the-Go’ We all know that brushing and flossing are important for dental health. But consuming a balanced diet rich in nutritious, low-sugar foods is also important. Sometimes life can get busy and families need to snack while away from home. Many snacks that aren’t good for your body are also […]

Yellow Permanent Teeth in Children

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Why are my child’s adult teeth coming in yellow? You may have noticed that when your child’s adult teeth begin to erupt, they come in darker and more yellow than baby teeth. Rest assured, this most likely isn’t because your child’s teeth are stained or that they’re doing a poor job brushing. Why Are Permanent […]

Holiday Tooth Care

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Oral Hygiene Tips for Kids this Holiday Season With holidays around the corner and children ready to eat cake, pies, candy and all the wonderful sweet holiday treats, it is a good time to focus on kids’ oral health. To help, we’ve complied 5 common oral health issues in children along with tips to treat […]

Are Sparkling and Carbonated Water ok to Drink?

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It’s well known that sugary teas, sodas, and juices are not good for your teeth, but have you ever stopped to consider the impacts of sparkling water and seltzer drinks? There has been an increase in the market of different types and kinds of sparkling water, including no sugar, artificially sweetened, and zero calories. Even […]

Vitamins and Minerals for Cavity Prevention

We all know that brushing and flossing are essential for our children’s overall oral health and the type of food and liquids they consume daily can have long-term effects. Consuming a balanced diet of foods rich in vitamins and minerals will help ensure your little ones will have healthy teeth and gums to last a […]

Common Questions for Pediatric Dentists

What constitutes a “healthy, balanced diet” for my child? A healthy, balanced diet contains all the nutrients your child needs to grow. Your child’s diet should include one serving each of fruits and vegetables, breads and cereals, milk and dairy products, and meat, fish and eggs per day. Make sure your child limits snacking in […]

Serving Snacks: Your Best Summertime Bets

Serve the Right Kind of Crunch Potato chips are standard party fare but they may bring unwanted guests into your mouth! Chewed-up chips often settle in the pits of your teeth, giving cavity-causing bacteria the chance to make a meal from your teeth. Yuck! Instead, put apples and pears on your fruit platter and stock […]

Three Quick Tips for Summer Smiles

Summer sun brings summer fun. While warm months are perfect for spending time together, summer vacation can also throw off your usual dental routine. Here are three ways to prevent summertime tooth decay:   STAY ON A ROUTINE Whether your kids are staying up to catch fireflies or a fireworks show, resist the temptation to skip […]