Does Breastfeeding Affect Oral Health?

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  Breastfeeding, often referred to as the ‘liquid gold’ of infant nutrition, is not only known for its numerous health benefits but also for its intriguing effects on oral health. As mothers provide this natural nourishment to their babies, they might not be aware of the intricate dance happening within those tiny mouths. This dance…

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Can Your Child Overcome Dental Anxiety?

Dental anxiety and dental phobia can be a major health issue for a good percentage (%) of the population. It can disrupt our lives and our health in many ways. The sad truth is many parents pass on their fear of the dentist to their children without even realizing it. Overcoming the fear is possible with…

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Back To School? Don’t Forget Dental Check Ups!

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As our children head back to school, we have a list of items on our checklist to get done. Usually this list includes shopping for new school clothes and buying essential books but dental check ups are often overlooked. Recent research has shown many students falling behind educationally because of poor oral care. During the…

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Helping Your Child Overcome Dental Anxiety

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Dental anxiety and dental phobia is an issue for a good percentage of the population. It can disrupt our lives and our health in many ways. The sad truth is many parents pass on their fear of the dentist to their children without even realizing it. Overcoming the fear is possible with the right dentist…

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Dental Myths Busted!

Myths and old wives tales are rampant through many families. In the age of the internet, these can be magnified even more so. Below you will find some of the most popular dental myths and the real truth about each one. Top Dental Myths -Losing Baby Teeth From Tooth Decay Is OK – Primary teeth erupt…

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Tips To Break A Thumb Sucking Habit

Thumb sucking begins before birth and is a natural habit for many babies. Unfortunately, if allowed to continue it can have serious developmental effects on your baby. These effects can include misalignment of teeth and facial features, speech issues, and eating issues. Once the habit gets past a certain age it can be very difficult…

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Is Your Child Getting Enough Calcium?

Calcium is an important building block in our diets. The proper amount of calcium results in strong, healthy bones as well as strong teeth. Vitamin D plays a supportive role, and should be understood for it’s important role in helping the body absorb the incoming calcium. Many parents want to know if their child is…

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What Foods To Avoid With Orthodontic Braces?

Undergoing orthodontic treatment can be a very challenging time for adults and young children. One of the big questions, after you find out how long you’ll have to wear them, is… Will I have to change what I eat?  Unfortunately, both children and adults will need to avoid certain foods or treats while undergoing orthodontic…

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Sugars And Tooth Decay

Diet plays a big role in the maintenance of our teeth and gums. Many people are unaware of what foods are bad for our dental health. Did you know that carbohydrates are really just sugars in disguise? Luckily, our oral bacteria is unable to properly break down complex carbohydrates. However, simple sugars (monosaccharides) and links…

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Marielaina Perrone DDS Cosmetic Dentist Video

Marielaina Perrone DDS Cosmetic Dentist [embedplusvideo height=”640″ width=”940″ editlink=”//bit.ly/1cu0eoB” standard=”//www.youtube.com/v/cwpo8qNkw34?fs=1&hd=1″ vars=”ytid=cwpo8qNkw34&width=940&height=640&start=&stop=&rs=w&hd=1&autoplay=0&react=1&chapters=&notes=” id=”ep2678″ /] Marielaina Perrone DDS Cosmetic, Family, and Implant Dentist

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