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Dec 8, 2017, 1:46 PM
Baby teeth are temporary and only spend around 6-8 years in your child’s mouth. However, this doesn’t mean they aren’t very important. Not only will baby teeth serve as a placeholder for adult teeth, taking good care of them…
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Nov 24, 2017, 2:52 PM
There are many reasons we love Thanksgiving including the time spent with family members, the delicious food we get to eat, and the time spent talking about all the things we’re thankful for. In addition to all these things,…
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Nov 15, 2017, 4:27 PM
Taking care of your child’s teeth and gums aren’t only important for his or her smile. It’s been proven that good oral hygiene contributes to overall health as well. Gum disease and tooth infections have been linked to…
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Oct 20, 2017, 8:53 PM
Halloween is notorious for being an unhealthy holiday, both for overall health and for teeth. Thanks to all the candy corn, caramel, chocolate, popcorn balls, and other unhealthy treats, it can be tough to stay away from…
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Sep 29, 2017, 7:45 AM
Here at Firestone Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics, it’s important to us that children learn how to maintain their oral hygiene even during the school year. As many as 52 million hours of school are lost each year due to…
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Sep 11, 2017, 5:02 PM
Many associate gum disease and gingivitis as problems that only occur in mid to late adulthood. However, teens and even small children are also at risk to develop gum disease. There are a few different types of gum disease,…
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Aug 25, 2017, 5:13 PM
Summer is coming to an end, and families all over the nation are preparing to send their kids back to school! This often includes new backpacks, wardrobes, school supplies, and even haircuts. But did you know that over 51…
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Aug 17, 2017, 10:34 PM
When you think of smoking cigarettes inside the house, exposure to secondhand smoke is often the first thought. However, secondhand smoke isn’t the only threat lurking in your home. While secondhand smoke is defined as the…
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Jul 31, 2017, 6:27 PM
So, it’s time for you to receive your braces. You might be wondering what to expect from this appointment! The unexpected can cause even more anxiety than you may already be feeling, so we’re here to take the mystery out of…
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Jul 24, 2017, 4:46 PM
Kids love nothing more than spending lots of time outdoors in the sun, especially during summer vacation. If you forget the sunscreen, even once, you may have a kid with a nasty sunburn. Sunburns are quite painful, but there…