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Is Fluoride Necessary for Toddlers?

Any parent will know how hard it is to get a toddler to take their fluoride supplements.  If you live in an area with fluoridated water, this is not a problem for you, but others need to give their toddlers fluoride supplements daily. Many parents must wonder, is all this trouble of getting kids to […]

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What Vitamins are Good for Teeth and Gums?

Vitamins are usually taken to fill in any gaps you may have in your diet.  People take vitamins for all sorts of reasons. Vitamins can boost your immune system, promote healthy organs, and help hair growth.   But did you know that you can also take vitamins for your teeth and gums? You may not have […]

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Snacks That Are Good For Your Teeth

Everybody loves snacking, but unfortunately, many snacks are not good for your teeth.  These treats may taste good, but they can lead to tooth decay and cavities. However, there are snacks out there that are better than others.  This article will share the best snacks that are good for your teeth.  Why You Should Eat […]

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How to Make Tooth Brushing Fun For Toddlers

All parents know that brushing a toddler’s teeth can be difficult.  They may not like the feel or taste of it. However, it is important for them to develop good oral hygiene habits while they are young.   One method that helps with this is to make the process more fun for them. That way they’ll […]

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The Best Electric Toothbrush For Toddlers

Brushing a toddler’s teeth can be a bit of a challenge. They may not cooperate, and even if they do, it’s hard to properly clean inside of their little mouths. I found that using an electric toothbrush helps a lot for toddler oral health. See below for the top 3 best electric toothbrush for toddlers. […]

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Foods That Make Your Teeth Stronger

You know that brushing and flossing is good for your teeth, but did you know that there are foods that can make your teeth stronger?  Below are several tips to getting stronger teeth, all through diet and good habits.  How to Get Stronger Teeth If you want stronger teeth, the key is to care for […]

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The Best Electric Toothbrush For Periodontal Disease

Periodontal disease is the number one cause of tooth loss in adults.  And shockingly, 70% of adults over the age of 65 have some degree of this gum problem.  Luckily, periodontal disease is preventable and curable with proper oral hygiene.   Brushing and flossing your teeth well makes a big difference in fighting periodontal disease. It […]

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What is a Frenectomy on a Baby?

If you have a young child, you may have heard of the term “tongue tie”.  Tongue ties can negatively affect a child’s ability to eat and speak.  The procedure to fix a tongue tie is called a frenectomy.  So, what is a frenectomy on a baby? What is a Frenectomy? A frenectomy is a procedure […]

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What is the Best Electric Toothbrush for a Teenager?

As a parent of a teenager, and someone who has seen inside a lot of teenager’s mouths in my dental office, I can attest to the fact that tooth brushing may not be a high priority for teenagers. Unlike when they were little, we cannot brush their teeth for them every night.  So, how can […]

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What Happens During a First Dentist Visit for a Toddler?

Taking a toddler to the dentist for the first time can be a nerve wracking experience.  Your toddler may feel afraid or anxious of this new environment.  They also may not like having a stranger looking in their mouth.   With that in mind, dentists usually try to keep a toddler’s first visit low key.  They […]

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