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Jan 14, 2019, 10:21 PM
Every year, most Americans set goals that we intend to keep throughout the year. These goals, which we refer to as New Year’s resolutions are an attempt to better ourselves from the year before. These goals can range from…
Child in dental chair
Dec 27, 2018, 9:34 PM
If you’re looking to make the most out of your child’s next visit to Firestone Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics, there are a few questions you can ask in order to learn as much as you can about your child’s dental health.…
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Dec 11, 2018, 2:06 AM
The most common dental diseases are tooth decay, dental cavities, and gum disease. These also happen to be the dental diseases that are the easiest to prevent. Practicing good at-home oral hygiene habits like brushing twice a…
Young boy plugging nose in disgust
Nov 26, 2018, 10:59 PM
Undergoing orthodontic treatment is the best way to help you achieve a straight, beautiful smile. However, the time spent with braces is an investment and we know that it can come with some sacrifices. Flossing can be a…
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…
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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…