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Category: Preventative Dental

Dental Health in Early Childhood
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Dental Health in Early Childhood

By age two, most of the twenty primary teeth are in place, and the child should have been to the dentist at least once for an examination. Fluoride treatments will help to harden teeth against the ravages of children s diet and improper oral hygiene. Until about age seven, you should allow your child to...

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Dental Health and Pregnancy

It starts in the womb. Yes, it starts with good genetics. However, I have heard many accounts of women who state that the child “pulled all the calcium from my teeth during pregnancy.” Let us examine this further. How Pregnancy Affects Dental Health During pregnancy, the developing embryo needs calcium for developing long bones, and...

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5 Tips for Preventative Care: Sugar and Your Teeth

With Halloween and all things sweet and spooky hot on our heels we feel it is a great time to help you and your family stay focused on preventative dental care. This post will talk about the top 5 ways you can prevent cavities and dental issues from home. These are not new tips by...