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Everything Parents Need to Know about Baby-Teething

The first year of parenthood is a stressful endeavor, so we’re here to help. Here’s what new parents need to know about their children’s baby teeth, and how to care for toddler’s teeth. When do Baby Teeth Arrive?  Your child’s first tooth will typically erupt between 6 and 12 months, although it is common to occur […]

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What Parents Need to Know about Periodontal Disease 

Periodontal disease is one of the most prevalent illnesses afflicting children today. Here’s what parents need to know about gum disease, and what they can do to help their children avoid it. What is Periodontal Disease?  Periodontal disease is a chronic inflammatory disease that affects the gum tissue and bone supporting the teeth, according to the American […]

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Oral Health Tips for a Baby’s First Year

Life as a new mom is packed with new information about how to care for an infant, and the overload of information can cause a lot of stress. But, new parents can help their children achieve oral health success by using some of our favorite oral health tips.  Clean Their Gums  Many people think that oral care […]

Keep Your Child in Class by Fighting the Tooth Decay Epidemic 

Did you know that students with oral health problems are three times more likely to miss school? Tooth decay is one of the most common chronic conditions in children with over 60% of children age 5 having already had at least one cavity. Tooth decay is painful and distracting, and can cause your child to lose focus in school or even prevent them from participating in the […]

More important than you think: Picking your Child’s Perfect Toothbrush

Often overlooked and under considered, it is vital that you take the time to buy the right toothbrush for your child. By selecting the proper toothbrush, you can help your child obtain a healthier smile with ease and comfort. Below are some smart shopping guidelines to consider when buying your child’s next toothbrush. Size The toothbrush head should be […]

Nicotine Continues to Threaten the Oral Health of US Teens

Each day in the U.S., more than 3,200 people younger than 18 years of age smoke their first cigarette, and an estimated 2,100 youth and young adults who have been occasional smokers become daily cigarette smokers. That is a staggering amount of young people that become new smokers each year. Tobacco has zero health benefits, […]

What Parents Need to Know about Dental Whitening

Did you know that children smile about 400 times per day? This puts their teeth front-and-center for a large chunk of each and every day. But, when it comes to getting a consistently bright, pearly white smile, teeth are notoriously fickle. External factors like trauma, food and drinks, infection and medications can alter tooth shading […]

Is Mouthwash Safe for My Child?

Mouthwash is a great tool to help you and your child get clean teeth and gums. Different types of mouthwash have different benefits like preventing tooth decay, reducing plaque, freshening breath, and reducing and preventing gingivitis. But with so many products on the market it can be hard to know what to look for in […]

Is Your Child Using the Wrong Toothpaste?

Tooth decay is the most common childhood disease, with more than 16 million children suffering from them each year. Oral disease also leads to just over 51 million school hours lost every school year. So how can you help prevent your child from getting cavities? You can buy them toothpaste that works to protect their […]