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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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When Should Your Child Visit the Orthodontist?

When Should Your Child Visit the Orthodontist?

It’s important to take your child to the dentist on a regular basis. But, a dentist isn’t the only one who takes care of teeth. There’s also someone called an orthodontist. In this blog post, we’ll talk about the orthodontist and help you decide if, and when, your child should visit the orthodontist for the first time.

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Foods That Are Just as Bad as Candy

Foods That Are Just as Bad as Candy

As a parent, you probably know that candy is bad for your kids’ teeth. In order to break down a lot of sugar, the mouth has to produce acid. And, it’s this acid that leads to cavities. But, candy isn’t the only thing that’s bad for teeth. Here’s a list of foods that are just as bad as candy, that can turn a healthy grin into a not-so-healthy smile.

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The Truth About Pacifiers and Dental Health

The Truth About Pacifiers and Dental Health

For centuries, parents have used pacifiers, also known as soothers, to calm their infants. But while pacifiers have been shown to lower the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), extended pacifier use can lead to dental problems. Keep reading to learn the truth about pacifiers, and why you should wean your little one sooner rather than later.

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Is Mouthwash Safe for Kids?

Is Mouthwash Safe for Kids?

When it comes to our children, we always want to ensure that the products they are using are safe. Specifically, as a parent, you brush your child’s teeth until they are old enough to do so on their own, but do you use mouthwash? At what age is mouthwash safe? There are many different types of mouthwashes that tackle different problems. While some are made for bad breath, others are made for swollen gums. Let’s figure out how you can know which ones are safe for your child, so you can pick out the best one!

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