What Parents Need to Know About Tongue and Lip Ties

Most parents have never heard of the term “tongue and lip tie” or “tongue-tie” so when a pediatric dentist or pediatrician mentions their baby has it, it can be very overwhelming. It’s important for parents to understand what it is and how to treat it, so the article below explains what parents need to know…

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Banking Baby Teeth for Dental Stem Cells

Scientists have used stem cells from umbilical cord blood and bone marrow to treat diseases, metabolic and immune disorders, and blood cancers for years, but there is a newer trend where parents are banking baby teeth for dental stem cells, and the practice shows great promise. What are stem cells and why are they important?…

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What Kids Eat Can Harm Their Teeth

Making sure that kids brush and floss their teeth every day is a fantastic way to keep your child’s smile healthy, but did you know that what they eat can impact their dental health? While a few foods might be obvious, there are some foods that are surprisingly hard on kid’s teeth, and many parents…

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Fluoride and Your Child's Dental Health

There is a lot of information out there that talks about fluoride; some is positive, some isn’t and some is downright confusing! Busy parents need to know what’s best for their kids, so I’ve taken the time to provide some information below so you can know all the facts about fluoride and your child’s dental…

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Starting the New Year with Healthy Dental Habits

Children are no different than most of us this time of year; they eat more sweets and snacks than usual, and healthy habits are at risk of falling by the wayside. When the last of the holiday candy has been consumed, here’s how to focus on starting the new year with healthy dental habits for…

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Do My Kids Need to Floss Their Teeth?

There have been a few articles out lately that put into question whether flossing is still an important part of a daily routine for healthy teeth. Parents are confused by these conflicting articles and often ask, “Do my kids need to floss their teeth?” The answer is YES!  Read on to learn why. What started…

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Holiday Tips to Keep Your Child's Teeth Healthy

The holiday season is a time for treats, sweets and overindulging as we spend time with friends and family. While parents want to make the holidays magical for their kids, there are some tips to follow to ensure that December’s celebration doesn’t turn into January’s dental problems. Here are some holiday tips to keep your…

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Teething Tips Every Parent Should Know

Many parents find the teething process a stressful one, especially for those parents who are going through it for the first time!  They’re unsure what’s considered normal, what they can do, and how long this process lasts.  Below are teething tips every parent should know to get through the teething process. How do I know…

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8 Fun Ideas On Things to do with Leftover Halloween Candy

Kids absolutely LOVE Halloween!  They get to dress up in fun costumes and eat more treats than their parents usually let them eat. For parents, the candy can quickly become an issue. With so much candy sitting around the house, the temptation is too great for their kids to eat candy in excess, which is…

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