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Are You Buying the Right Toothpaste for Your Child?

Posted on September 12, 2018
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Category: Dental Advice
Are You Buying the Right Toothpaste for Your Child? Sadly, American children lose over 50 million school hours every year due to oral disease, the most common of all childhood diseases. One of the best things you can do to protect your child from oral disease caused by tooth decay is to make sure they brush at least twice a day for two minutes a time. And you should also make sure they’re using the
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What To Do About Baby Teeth Cavities and Other Common Questions Do you need to fill cavities in baby teeth? Cavities are infections. Cavities in baby teeth can be repaired with fillings or crowns, which prevent an infection from causing pain, spreading, requiring the removal of the tooth or worse harming a child’s health. Removing baby teeth prematurely can interfere with a child’s speaking, growth and eating. Baby teeth also hold the place for future
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How to Handle a Dental Emergency

Posted on August 23, 2018
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Category: Dental Advice
How to Handle a Dental Emergency Being an active child means being exposed to the possibility of minor accidents, which means there’s a chance your child will have a mouth-related injury at some point. As with other emergencies, dental emergencies often happen at the worst possible time, so it’s a good idea to have a plan for how to handle them. Here are some ideas on how to handle the most common dental emergencies. Toothache
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Dentist of the week Dr. Benton Perry, Pediatric Specialist, Yukon, Oklahoma. Meet Dr. Benton Perry Dr. Perry grew up on a small farm in Utah. He received an associate’s degree from Snow College after which he attended Utah State University graduating cum laude. Dr. Perry then attended dental school at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale Florida. He loved Florida and thoroughly enjoyed his time in dental school. Dr. Perry loved working with children in
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Don’t Be in a Rush to Brush

Posted on August 14, 2018
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Category: Dental Advice
Don’t Be in a Rush to Brush Every parent knows that it’s ideal for their child to brush after every meal. But what every parent doesn’t know is that their child should wait at least 30 minutes after eating before brushing. The fact is that brushing right after meals can actually be damaging to your child’s teeth. The reason is that eating elevates the acid levels in the mouth and temporarily weakens the enamel. If