Category Archives: children’s dental care

Rising Tooth Fairy Payouts Reflect Good Economy

As far back as ancient times, a variety of cultures ritualized ways of disposing of baby teeth. Eventually folklore evolved into the story that when a child loses one of his or her baby teeth, the tooth should be placed … Continue reading

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Sweets Don’t Love Your Kids’ Teeth

Your child might love sweet treats, but the bacteria in his or her mouth loves them even more. Sugar feeds the bacteria that cause tooth decay and that bacteria produces acid that etches away at tooth enamel. According to the … Continue reading

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Dental Sealants

A dental sealant is a thin, protective coating placed on the chewing surface of permanent teeth. They are typically placed on molars, the back teeth we use to chew with, which are an ideal hiding place for leftover food and … Continue reading

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What You Should Know About Pacifiers

Sucking is a normal part of development that is comforting to children well into their first years of life. For centuries, parents have been giving their babies soothing objects to suck on, everything from knotted rags dipped in water or … Continue reading

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Link Between Vitamin D and Childhood Tooth Decay

We’ve heard a lot about vitamin D in recent years. Discovered in the fatty tissue of animals and in plants in 1928, vitamin D is essential in helping the body absorb calcium and promote bone growth. A number of clinical … Continue reading

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Holiday Gift Suggestions for Healthy Teeth

One of the nicest things you can do for your loved ones is to give holiday gifts that promote good oral care. So when you are making out your Christmas gift list, why not include some of the following suggestions … Continue reading

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Back-to-school Dental Tips

You’re making your way through your “back-to-school” to-do list for the family—buy school clothes, load up on school supplies, get immunizations and doctor checkups for the kids. But don’t forget that back-to-school dental exam for your children. Tooth decay affects … Continue reading

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