oral hygiene for children

Benefits of Maintaining Good Oral Hygiene During Childhood

If you think back to when you were a child, it is likely that you didn’t like brushing your teeth. Most children avoid brushing their teeth as if it was the plague. It’s boring. It requires them to sit in the same place while running a toothbrush back and forth […]

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How Can Too Much Sugar Lead to Cavities?

Ever since you were a child, you probably heard your parents say, “If you eat too much candy, you’re going to rot your teeth.” But now that you’re an adult and you have children to look out for, you’re probably asking yourself, is that really true? Does sugar really cause […]

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Soft Tissue Surgery for Mouth Lesions

Mouth lesions are more than a nuisance. They can be extremely painful, especially when they hang on for weeks on end. When your child gets one of those dreaded red or white spots inside their mouth, you have to prepare them for discomfort. You may have to avoid giving them […]

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Ensuring Comfort for Your Child During Treatment

Children are more prone to fear certain things than adults simply because more of the world is unknown to them. For toddlers and young children, many of the experiences they have throughout the day are new. Things like visiting the dentist, which may be nothing for an adult, can be […]

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Keeping Teeth and Gums Healthy with Regular Dental Check-Ups

When you look in the mirror, one of the first things that you notice about yourself is your teeth. It is the same everywhere you go. With everyone you meet, their smiles are one of their most noticeable features. It’s your calling card to the world that opens doors of […]

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Cavities: Causes and Symptoms

Most kids are worried about being told that they have cavities. They realize that if they have cavities, they’re going to need to get them filled. For this reason, it is understandable that parents and children alike want to know what causes cavities, what the symptoms of cavities are and […]

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WaterLase for Canker Sore Treatment

If you are the victim of canker sores, you know how agonizing they can be. When these lesions form inside your mouth, they can make you want to cry. You know you’re in for about two weeks of torture as you let nature take its course. When it comes to […]

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Healthy Start for Sleep Disordered Breathing

It can be easy for us to take for granted how important sleep is in our development. When life gets busy and we get behind on tasks or chores, one of the first things that we push to the side is sleep. The truth of the matter is that having […]

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Treating Tooth Decay with Tooth-Colored Fillings

It is an unfortunate fact that nearly 29 percent of the population currently has untreated tooth decay. While this problem is extremely prevalent, it is also quite treatable when it is taken care of immediately. Tooth-colored fillings can be used to quickly improve the appearance of a patient’s smile as […]

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Common Causes of Gum Disease

Periodontal disease, which is commonly referred to as gum disease, is a serious health condition that affects millions of Americans. Most people typically do not show symptoms of gum disease until they are in their thirties or forties. While men are more susceptible to periodontal disease, women can also be […]

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