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preventing childhood cavities

TWO OUT OF every five kids develop one or more cavity by the time they turn eleven. That makes dental cavities the most common disease of childhood. The good news is that it’s very preventable when parents prioritize their kids’ dental health. We’re here to help you do that for …

sealants

AS A PARENT, maybe you spend a lot of your time worrying about whether your child’s teeth will develop cavities. You want your kids to have healthy teeth. Obviously, it’s critical to teach them how to brush and floss and encourage them to do so daily, but there’s something else …

mouth breathing

There are several negative effects of mouth breathing that kick in either immediately or very quickly. A major one is lower oxygen levels. When we breathe through our noses, we trigger nitric oxygen production, which helps our lungs absorb oxygen. Mouth breathing skips this process, making it harder to get the …

baby teeth

TWO OF THE BIGGEST milestones of child development are when their baby teeth start coming in and when they start being replaced by adult teeth. First-time parents probably have a lot of questions about what’s normal and whether it’s time to worry, so we want to give you a quick guide …

childhood tooth injuries

CHILDHOOD IS A TIME of scraped knees and bumps and bruises as kids run around discovering the world. As pediatric dentists, we want to help parents minimize the risk of their kids getting preventable tooth injuries while they’re enjoying what childhood has to offer. The Main Risks in Tooth Injuries For …