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When Should My Child First See a Dentist?

Many parents often ask, “At what age should I schedule my child’s first dental visit?” The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends, “First visit by first birthday.” They suggest that the best time for a child’s first dental check up is when they turn one. The idea of such early dental visits can be surprising […]

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How to Avoid the “Scary” Aftermath of Your Children’s Tooth Health This Halloween

While the Halloween festivities may be over, now the challenges begin with the worries about what all that sugar and candy may be doing to your children’s dental health. Since it can be difficult to keep your teeth clean from the endless bags of candy and trick-or-treating. Halloween certainly presents parents with a variety of […]

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How to help develop your child’s good flossing habits

Starting a new school year means getting back into daily routines. Your daily routine should include developing your child’s good flossing habits to prevent bacteria and build up that could lead to gum disease over time. When should my child start flossing? Flossing is necessary once a child’s teeth begin to fit closely together. This […]

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