Dental Hygiene Tips For Kids

February is national children’s dental health month. In celebration of kids all over below you will find some helpful tips to keep your children’s smile healthy and bright for a lifetime. Helpful Pediatric Dental Hygiene Tips Watch What They Drink! – While fruit juice can be a very healthy alternative to energy drinks, soda, and…

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Why Do We Lose Our Baby Teeth?

Losing our baby teeth is an important milestone in any child’s development. Teeth are an integral part of our development whether we realize it or not. Our teeth are needed not only for chewing but also for speaking. They are also necessary for the growth and development of our face and jaws. They are also…

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How To Stop Thumb Sucking

Thumb sucking can be an all too common habit for many children. It is also an instinctual, natural reflex for many children as a way to soothe themselves. However, over time thumb or finger sucking can be detrimental to a child’s dental and physical development. While it is perfectly natural and healthy when a child…

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Dental Sealants To Help Stop Tooth Decay

We are always looking for ways to stop and prevent tooth decay. Most of us are aware of the traditional methods, such as brushing with fluoride toothpaste and flossing daily. Fortunately, there are dental sealants, a dental procedure which produces significant protection from tooth decay. Dental sealants are a great way to ward off tooth decay in the…

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Back To School Dental Check-Ups

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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Healthy Lunches For A New School Year

Marielaina Perrone DDS General Health

Back to school for kids is always a nervous and exciting time for children and parents alike. What teacher will they get? Will their friends be in the in class with them? One often overlooked item is school lunch and their associated snacks. Most schools these days have certain policies of trying to be more…

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Can Children Develop Bad Breath?

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Many people do not realize that children can develop bad breath. Most bad breath issues in kids are temporary. For children, the bad breath causes can be just as varied as for adults. However, there can be medical issues related, so it is important to figure out the cause. Causes Of A Child’s Bad Breath…

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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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Can Custom Mouthguards Reduce Risk Of Concussion?

As children grow and become more active in contact sports, it is important to keep them fully protected. This might include the proper fitting helmet, proper pads for their shoulders, and even shin guards. One very important item is often overlooked,  the mouthguard. Many parents believe that the one you buy at the local sporting…

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