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What Hard Candy Does to your Teeth

While Lifesavers and Jolly Ranchers are wildly popular among kids (and perhaps adults, as well), they’re not so popular among parents and dentists. That’s because hard candy can cause some pretty serious damage to teeth. Here’s a deeper look at the dangers of this type of sweet treat. Cavities Because … Read More

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Our Favorite Teething Remedies

While some babies don’t seem to be affected by teething, others are fussier than usual when the first symptoms of teething appear.  This usually happens right around the six-month mark, but it’s perfectly normal for the first tooth to come in anywhere between 3-12 months.  By the time your little … 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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The First Trip to the Dentist

Taking your child to the dentist for the first time can be a scary occasion for both you and your toddler. By 2 ½ most children have cut all of their baby teeth, so toddlerhood is a great time to start practicing positive dental habits. Many dentists recommend that kids … Read More

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How Juice is Wreaking Havoc on Your Children’s Teeth

Parents often try to find the balance between obliging their children’s sweet tooth, while also fulfilling their nutritional needs; a result that often ends with juice. Apple, orange, grape—all these unsweetened flavors count as a five-a-day fruit and veggie according to experts, but not without repercussions. Nearly 25% of toddlers … Read More

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