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Easy Mouth-Healthy Options in 2017

January 5, 2017

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This year, try helping your child get a healthy smile by packing their lunch with mouth-healthy items that can help keep their teeth clean and strong. Cheese Cheese is high in calcium, which promotes strong teeth. But the benefits of cheese don’t end there. It also contains a protein called casein which strengthens tooth enamel…
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Tooth Friendly Stocking Stuffers

December 22, 2016

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Those of you celebrating Christmas are quite familiar with stockings, and have surely filled them with little gifts on more than one occasion. This year, we suggest balancing out some of the candy and tiny treats with some mouth-healthy stocking stuffers! Toothbrush Toothbrushes should be replaced every 3-4 months, depending upon the health of the…
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Is Your Child at Risk for Baby Bottle Tooth Decay?

December 8, 2016

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Tooth decay is the most widespread diseases among children today – and it’s almost entirely preventable. Tooth decay is called early childhood carries (cavities) when it occurs in children ages 6 and younger. Tooth decay is 5 times more common than asthma, 4 times more common than childhood obesity and 20 times more common childhood…
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How did Native Americans and Pilgrims Care for Their Teeth?

November 22, 2016

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As Thanksgiving approaches, we look back to the discovery of the new world and observe how two cultures came together to share in their humanity and celebrate the harvest over a great feast. We know about the meal – but what about the clean up? Did the Native Americans or pilgrims take care of their…
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Foods That Clean Teeth as You Eat

November 10, 2016

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There are foods that are bad for teeth, and foods that are good for teeth, but did you know that there are foods that clean your teeth as you eat them? Here are a few foods that clean your teeth as you eat them. Apples Eating apples can help cleanse and clean teeth, and fight…
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The Sweet History of Halloween Candy

October 27, 2016

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Did you know that Halloween hasn’t always involved trick-or-treating for candy? Actually, Halloween used to be undertaken as The Festival of Samhain, which celebrated the harvest and the Celtic New Year – which started on November 1st. So, how did Halloween turn into an all out candy grab? Well, it started right here in America,…
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Participate in Our Candy Buy Back to Support our Troops!

October 14, 2016

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Operation Gratitude annually sends upwards of 200,000 care packages filled with food, entertainment, hygiene, and handmade items, plus personal letters of appreciation to members of our armed forces to say “Thank You” to all who serve. Our dental practice is proud to participate in this operation by hosting our annual candy buy back campaign. Each…
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Tooth Travel Kits are Perfect for Kids on the go

October 13, 2016

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The school year demands a lot of time commitments from both students and parents. Between altering morning commutes, trucking kids to and from extracurricular activities and unexpected overnights, schedules change and time seems to slip away. Sometimes, a jam-packed schedule can leave us with less time to take care of our teeth at home, which…
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