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Dried Fruit are Worse for your Teeth Than Fresh Fruit

We’ve all been taught the importance of eating a balanced diet to promote great health, and fruits are always mentioned as one of the main food groups. While fruit is still very much a healthy alternative to candy, dried fruit has shown to have some adverse consequences to your oral … Read More

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Can cavities go away on their own if they’re small enough?

We’ve been told how important it is to have good brushing and flossing habits in order to prevent cavities.  We’ve all been rewarded as children for having a cavity-free dentist visit, or reprimanded for having a couple, but how many of us really know what cavities are and how they’re … Read More

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Are Christmas Cavities Inevitable?

Are Christmas cavities an inevitable component of the winter season? It’s certainly a challenge for parents –ensuring their children aren’t saturated with sugary snack sweets, the consequences of which affect oral health in many significant ways. The first thing parents should know is that certain candies are considered far worse than others; … Read More

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Keeping Kids Safe This Halloween

Halloween is certainly a fun event for kids but it presents its own unique set of challenges when it comes to keeping them safe. Constant interaction with strangers, staying out well after dark – we understand many parents can find themselves experiencing mini-anxiety attacks! Relax, we can help make your … Read More

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Preventing Halloween Cavities

Do you know the only thing scarier than all the ghouls & ghosts so prevalent on Halloween? Imagining what that 10-pound bag of candy will actually do to your child’s teeth. It’s time to prepare a game plan before any nasty dental problems rear their ugly heads – leave that … Read More

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Can Parents Prevent Cavities?

No, parents can’t always provide a gourmet dinner every night of the week, they can’t always predict the weather, and they certainly can’t be everywhere at once. One amazing thing parents can do however is take an active role in preventing cavities among their children. The influence of a parent … Read More

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Why do Dentists Take X-Rays?

Ever since you have been a little you’ve had x-rays performed when you visit the dentist. Chances are the first x-ray that you ever had performed, was while you were in the dental seat. Here are the reasons why your dentist may be taking x-rays. Identify Decay One of the … Read More

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Choosing the Right Toothbrush

You may think that all toothbrushes are cut from the same cloth but there are actually several different factors that come into play when producing and purchasing a toothbrush. Your toothbrush is an effective tool that keeps your teeth pearly white but also combats bacteria that create tooth decay and gum … Read More

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Symptoms of Tooth Decay

Nobody wants a cavity. The result of untreated tooth decay, cavities that develop in the mouth can result in the loss of our natural teeth, costly dental services and serious oral health complications. Knowing that even people who take regular care of their teeth are susceptible to cavities, how do … Read More

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Choosing a Pediatric Dentist

Choosing the right pediatric dentist is a big decision for your family. If you pick the right dentist their services can be used for an entire generation of your family. Here are some things to think about when choosing a pediatric dentist: Finding a Kid’s Dentist Ask for recommendations from … Read More

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