What is Silver Diamine Fluoride?

What is Silver Diamine Fluoride?

Nearly half of all children will develop a cavity in at least one of their baby teeth. Luckily, there are many ways to treat and even prevent tooth decay. Specifically, silver diamine fluoride (SDF), a liquid substance that helps prevent tooth cavities, is a safe and effective treatment for young children. Read on to learn more. 

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Important Facts About Flossing

Important Facts About Flossing

It’s nine o’clock on a school night, and your kids are getting ready for bed. Some days, just the simple act of brushing their teeth is a hassle. Even more, trying to get them to floss seems like an impossible task. But, there are several health benefits that make flossing more than worth the effort. Read on for some fun facts about flossing and why it should become a part of your family’s daily routine.

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Healthy Lunch Ideas for Kids Who Can’t Brush at School

Healthy Lunch Ideas for Kids Who Can’t Brush at School

As a parent, you have your hands full. And sometimes, you might be too busy to even think about what your child’s eating for lunch. But, did you know that sugary juice drinks, chewy candy, and even potato chips can lead to tooth decay? Even when you’re in a pinch, it’s important to pack your kid a healthy, teeth-friendly lunch – especially when they can’t brush at school. Check out these healthy lunch ideas for some fresh inspiration.

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How to Prevent Enamel Erosion

How to Prevent Enamel Erosion

When it comes to oral health, tooth enamel has a big job to do. Enamel is the semi-transparent, hard outer shell that protects your child’s teeth. If the enamel starts to wear down, teeth become susceptible to cavities and decay. To help ensure your child’s dental health, there are a few easy precautions you should take to prevent enamel erosion.

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