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Child in dental chair
Nov 9, 2018, 8:56 PM
While it is important to know the signs of trouble in your child’s mouth and teeth, it can be just as important to know what signs point to strong, healthy teeth. This allows you to know that your child is keeping up with his…
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Oct 22, 2018, 9:44 PM
Xylitol is a sugar substitute that has been shown to be good for your child’s teeth! Instead of regular sugar which will create acid on the teeth that eat away at the tooth enamel, xylitol is naturally derived from plants. In…
Young boy biting his nails
Oct 11, 2018, 6:04 PM
If your child has a chronic nail-biting habit, you can rest assured that he or she is not alone. In fact, nail-biting is a very common reaction to stressful situations and is a habit that’s difficult to stop. However, it’s…
3 boys with thumbs up
Sep 27, 2018, 10:10 PM
Luckily, gum disease and gingivitis are both very easy to prevent. The biggest threat to your child’s vulnerable gum tissue is bad at-home oral hygiene habits. Even if you believe that you help your children follow an optimal…
Little boy
Sep 17, 2018, 3:53 PM
Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder that can cause sufferers to have an intolerance to gluten. When sufferers of celiac disease consume foods that contain gluten, their bodies will not properly absorb the gluten, leading…
Child with tooth in hand
Aug 23, 2018, 8:51 PM
In decades past, most of us got a little help pulling out loose teeth. Mom might tie one end of a string to the loose tooth and the other end of the string to the doorknob, or dad might just reach into your mouth and yank the…
Young gilr with braces
Aug 7, 2018, 9:01 PM
Orthodontic treatment is more common than ever, mostly because of the wide array of orthodontic hardware available these days. However, even with a growth in popularity, there are still a few misconceptions and myths that…
Fruits and veggies
Jul 25, 2018, 10:06 PM
Summertime means fun in the sun, outdoor cookouts, and plenty of fresh produce. It’s important that you’re eating a variety of different fruits and vegetables all year round because of the important vitamins and minerals they…
Young girl with braces
Jul 17, 2018, 7:01 PM
Orthodontic treatment is more common than ever, mostly because of the wide array of orthodontic hardware available these days. However, even with a growth in popularity, there are still a few misconceptions and myths that…
Mother and daughter smiling
Jun 26, 2018, 2:07 PM
We know that it can be stressful to have your child undergo any dental procedure, but oral surgery can be especially anxiety-inducing. These procedures are performed every day in our office by our skilled dental…