Children’s Oral Hygiene

28
Oct

The best (and worst) Halloween treat options for your kids and 5 tricks to enjoy treats and keep your teeth clean!

Halloween is a time of great fun! With “trick or treat” being the pinnacle of holiday spirit for most children, many parents are worried about their children consuming so much candy and sugar in such a short time. If you are worried about your children’s health being affected by all that candy – you have good reasons. But you can’t

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17
Sep

Preventive Dentistry – what you can do for yourself and for your children today, at home to save money and agony in the future

Prevention is always the best option and always better than cure. Sure enough when you already suffer from a condition a cure is what you want and need, but why get there in the first place? Dentistry is no different than any other field of medicine or anything else in life. Preventive dentistry focuses on preventing dental issues such as

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14
Sep

Clinical Research: Flossing in children could reduce decay

A research published in 2006 found that professional flossing in children could reduce decay. The research included 6 trials with 808 subjects aged 4-13. The conclusion was that “Professional flossing in children with low fluoride exposures is highly effective in reducing interproximal caries risk”. The research can be found on PubMed. The research looked at professional flossing as opposed to

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15
Jul

Selling to the Masses

Flossers for those who hate to Floss “…Regular flossing is perhaps one of the most beneficial habits for dental and overall health. Yet many people won’t touch dental floss with a ten foot pole.  It hurts.  It makes the gums bleed.  The floss unravels and breaks in the teeth.  It might be beneficial, but for many, the immediate discomfort and hassle outweigh

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14
May

World Oral Health Day – Yes… oral health is THAT important!

Not many people know that March 20th marks the world’s “Oral Health Day” every year. Celebrated in more than 75 countries, the occasion is a day usually devoted to special programs and events aimed at raising awareness of the importance of oral health in both children and adults. The 2014 Oral Health Day was all about “Celebrating Healthy Smiles.” By

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