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Our Guide to Halloween

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  • Caries or cavities are often caused by long exposure to sugary or sour substances
  • Monitor how much candy you and your family consume
  • Remind your children to brush their teeth twice a day
Halloween: a favorite holiday among children; a dentist's worst nightmare. Candies, chocolates, and sugary sweets will fill bowls and bags...
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Your Teeth at Halloween

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  • Teeth are particularly susceptible at Halloween because of the enormous amounts of sweets
  • After your night of eating sweets, take the time to thoroughly brush your teeth
  • Have fun this Halloween, but don't forget to take care of your teeth
Halloween is just around the corner and with it a whole host of...
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Early Orthodontics: Braces for Children

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  • Orthodontic treatment can be performed on children as young as age 6
  • Some conditions require early treatment to avoid long-lasting issues
  • It is important to help children take good care of their teeth while they have braces
Orthodontic treatment is usually reserved for older children, teenagers, and adults; however, in some cases, young...
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Early Orthodontics: Other Procedures

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  • Other early intervention orthodontic treatments may be used when the child is still young
  • The palatal expander is a device that helps expand a child's upper dental arch
  • Space maintainers can help keep proper teeth alignment
In addition to early braces, other early intervention orthodontic treatments may be used when the child is...
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Thumb Sucking: What You Need To Know

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  • Thumb or finger sucking is common, and even normal, among babies and young children
  • Prolonged sucking can lead to changes in the mouth
  • Talk to your child's dentist about your concerns
Thumb or finger sucking is common, and even normal, among babies and young children. Most children suck their thumb or finger as...
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Avoid Fruit Juice Before Age 1

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  • Labels such as “no added sugar” and “100% juice” give parents a false idea
  • Juice can wreak havoc on children's teeth and can contribute to obesity
  • If a child is old enough to eat solid food, give them the sliced, diced, or whole piece of fruit
Who isn't guilty of filling their child's...
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What Family Guardians should do for Oral Health?

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  • Keeping your teeth and gums healthy is very important. But you should know that the same thing should also apply to the rest of your family.
  • Family guardians will have to teach the rest of the family the value of maintaining the proper oral hygiene practices.
  • In most cases, they might have to...
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Teens and Oral Health

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  • Oral health is a matter that should concern all of us simply because tooth decay can happen to anyone at any age
  • Teenagers today should know that brushing their teeth twice a day and flossing once per day is a great way to keep their teeth in good condition for a lifetime
  • The...
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