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Book: You Think It’s Easy Being the Tooth Fairy?

Book: You Think It’s Easy Being the Tooth Fairy?

Posted Oct 2nd, 2018 in General Information, Preparing Your Child

You Think It’s Easy Being the Tooth Fairy? By Sheri Bell-Rehwoldt is the essential guide for every kid who loses a tooth!

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How To Brush With an Electric Toothbrush

How To Brush With an Electric Toothbrush

Posted Jun 20th, 2018 in General Information, Helpful Tips for Parents, Preparing Your Child

An electric toothbrush can make the brushing teeth easier and more fun for children. Here are some tips for teaching your child how to brush with an electric toothbrush.

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Identifying & Avoiding Sugar in Packaged Foods

Identifying & Avoiding Sugar in Packaged Foods

Posted May 23rd, 2018 in General Information, Health & Nutrition

Sugar is one of the main culprits when it comes to tooth decay, and many of us try to avoid it for that reason. But sugar is sometimes hidden in certain packaged foods that you may not expect – here’s how to identify it.

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Early Baby Tooth Loss: What To Do

Early Baby Tooth Loss: What To Do

Posted Apr 25th, 2018 in General Information, Health & Nutrition, Helpful Tips for Parents, Pediatric Dentistry

Baby teeth are supposed to fall out to be replaced by permanent teeth, but sometimes they can fall out too early. Find out what to do when this happens.

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What Causes Bad Breath in Children?

What Causes Bad Breath in Children?

Posted Feb 28th, 2018 in General Information, Health & Nutrition, Helpful Tips for Parents, Pediatric Dentistry

It happens to the best of us – occasionally, we all have less than pleasant smells coming out of our mouths! This is true for children as well. Learn about the causes of bad breath in children, and how it can be prevented.

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Your Child’s First Dental Cleaning: What to Expect

Your Child’s First Dental Cleaning: What to Expect

Posted Jan 17th, 2018 in General Information, Pediatric Dentistry, Preparing Your Child

Ideally, your child should begin visiting the dentist every 6 months starting at the eruption of the first tooth. Here’s what to expect from the first dental cleaning.

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Treats for Kids with Braces

Treats for Kids with Braces

Posted Jan 3rd, 2018 in General Information, Health & Nutrition

It is perfectly fine to allow treats as part of your children's diet – in moderation. With good oral hygiene, the occasional treat is not a problem, even for kids with braces!

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How to Make Flossing Easier for Kids & Teens

How to Make Flossing Easier for Kids & Teens

Posted Dec 6th, 2017 in General Information, Helpful Tips for Parents, Pediatric Dentistry

Children and teens need to floss regularly to keep their teeth and gums healthy. Fossing can be tricky and a bit cumbersome though, and young children in particular may struggle to properly manipulate the floss. Here are some ideas to help make flossing easier for kids and teens.

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SmileTown Book Club: Bear’s Loose Tooth

SmileTown Book Club: Bear’s Loose Tooth

Posted Nov 22nd, 2017 in General Information, Preparing Your Child

In the Karma Wilson's book, Bear's Loose Tooth, Bear discovers he has a loose tooth and feels a little worried about it! Good thing his friends are there to help him remain calm.

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What is Puberty Gingivitis?

What is Puberty Gingivitis?

Posted Oct 11th, 2017 in General Information, Pediatric Dentistry

Puberty gingivitis is a relatively easily preventable type of gingivitis in children. This oral disease is very similar to that in adults.

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