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Here you will find information to help you and your kids live a healthy life and protect their teeth, news, and other fun resources. Enjoy!

Teledentistry’s Impact, According To Study

Teledentistry’s Impact, According To Study

Teledentistry has been around for a long time. In fact, it was first introduced in 1994 by the Department of Defense to provide care to remote areas, and its success has led to its continuous development over the following decades. When the pandemic began,...

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Effects of Coffee On Your Teenager’s Teeth

Effects of Coffee On Your Teenager’s Teeth

The teenage years are where parents often notice their children starting to drink coffee. Sometimes it’s to get going in the morning like their parents, and other times it’s from hanging out in coffee shops with friends throughout the day (casually or for study...

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Babies Grinding Their Teeth: What To Know

Babies Grinding Their Teeth: What To Know

Babies go through a lot of changes during the first year and a half, particularly. As their bodies change, often their behavior does as well to get used to the differences. Usually some degree of a baby grinding his or her teeth is them simply exploring. Getting used...

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Why Removing Plaque Is So Important

Why Removing Plaque Is So Important

Plaque is a soft buildup on teeth that accumulates over time, especially after eating sugary or carby food. Plaque produces acid as it sits on the teeth, which erode enamel and can cause decay. Plaque can also build up around the gums and cause gum disease. If the gum...

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Children’s Dental Health Month: Sealants

Children’s Dental Health Month: Sealants

February is Children's Dental Health Month! This is an opportunity created by the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the American Dental Association for everyone all over the world to celebrate oral health for children.  Our focus for this year is...

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Why Do My Kids Keep Getting Cavities?

Why Do My Kids Keep Getting Cavities?

A rise in the occurrence of dental cavities, or "caries," as the scientific name for tooth decay, can be caused by a variety of circumstances. Caries is the most frequent chronic pediatric condition, even more so than asthma, according to the Centers for Disease...

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3 Reasons Custom Mouth Guards Are A Better Buy

3 Reasons Custom Mouth Guards Are A Better Buy

We've talked about mouth guards before on the site, mostly as an overview of the different types of mouth guards available. (Link at the bottom.) In our experience, however, there's a big advantage of choosing a custom mouth guard at your pediatric dentist's office....

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