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It’s Back 2 School Time! Are Your Children Ready?

Posted by BestDentist4Kids.Com on Aug 22, 2016 10:15:00 AM

It’s that time of year again! Schools back in session, and children everywhere are ready to tackle another great year of learning and growing. Now’s the perfect time to schedule your dental checkup. September is busy though, so make sure you grab and appointment while they last!

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Topics: Events

Can Pool Water Stain Your Teeth?

Posted by BestDentist4Kids.Com on Jun 9, 2016 8:33:00 AM

It’s Summer! Time to hit the pool… But did you know that swimming in the pool can have some interesting effects on your teeth? From staining to enamel decay, The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) has identified some risks associated with pool recreation that we think you should be aware of...

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Topics: Healthy Teeth

It’s Teething Time!

Posted by BestDentist4Kids.Com on May 20, 2016 9:19:00 AM

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry encourages parents to bring their baby in for their first dental check-up around their first birthday or no later than six months after their first tooth erupts, whichever comes first. This helps to provide a solid dental foundation that will last well into adulthood.
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Topics: Pediatric Oral Care

6 Tips For Strong & Healthy Enamel

Posted by BestDentist4Kids.Com on Mar 11, 2016 12:35:00 PM

Enamel - It's a tooth's first line of defense against cavities, decay and plaque. The hardest part of the human body, enamel is the bullet-proof vest that teeth wear to defend against erosion. Acids in the food we consume, and naturally produced by the bacteria that live in our mouth, are the number one enemy of healthy teeth. That thin white outer coating of enamel, though almost as hard as diamonds, is precious and must be protected. So how can you ensure that your child's enamel will remain strong throughout their baby-teeth years, and help develop healthy habits your child will take into adulthood?

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Topics: Pediatric Oral Care, Healthy Teeth

Did George Washington really have wooden teeth?

Posted by BestDentist4Kids.Com on Feb 15, 2016 4:04:56 PM

Once again, it's President's Day! In honor of this national holiday, we've decided to take a closer look at one of the most famous (and toothiest) presidential stories in US history....

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Should my child chew sugar-free gum?

Posted by BestDentist4Kids.Com on Jan 26, 2016 2:38:29 PM

When it comes to chewing gum, dental professionals across the board have come to agree: Sugar-free chewing gum is better for our teeth. Even with the support of experts from organizations like the American Dental Association and Colgate, adults everywhere – especially those who are parents – have come to question the overall benefits of sugar-free gum.

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Topics: Pediatric Oral Care, Healthy Teeth

The Mouthguard: A Hockey Parent's Best Friend

Posted by BestDentist4Kids.Com on Jan 22, 2016 3:21:08 PM

Hockey season is in full swing! And for hockey parents everywhere, this means lots and lots of equipment – both new and old. Unfortunately, one of the most important pieces of equipment also happens to be one piece of equipment that's most often overlooked – the mouthguard!

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Topics: Pediatric Oral Care, Healthy Teeth

A Healthy Smile CheckList for 2016

Posted by BestDentist4Kids.Com on Jan 7, 2016 2:41:20 PM

The New Year Has Arrived!

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Topics: Pediatric Oral Care, Healthy Teeth

5 Stocking Stuffers That Will Keep Little Smiles Big and Bright!

Posted by BestDentist4Kids.Com on Dec 21, 2015 1:21:57 PM

With Christmas only a few days away, we've put together a list of 5 easy tooth-tastic stocking stuffers that are perfect for any last-minute holiday shopper looking to take care of everyone on their list. What could be better than gifts that keep little smiles big and bright? 

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Topics: Pediatric Oral Care, Healthy Teeth

8 ToothFairy-Approved Books

Posted by BestDentist4Kids.Com on Dec 17, 2015 12:43:44 PM

 Who doesn't love a good book? And better yet, who doesn't love a good book about teeth or the Tooth Fairy? Perfect for any occasion (or as holiday stocking stuffers), we've gathered a list of eight fun, silly, creative, and educational children's books that would most definitely receive the Tooth Fairy's stamp of approval!

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Topics: Pediatric Oral Care, Healthy Teeth, Tooth Fairy