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Baby's firsts

March 7th, 2017

Baby's firsts

Baby's first smile. Baby's first step, Baby's first words. When you have a baby, you keep track of a lot of "firsts". But just as important as those first steps is making sure your protect your babies first teeth. To keep that little smile healthy, be sure not to miss these firsts.

March 2nd, 2017

Oh, the places you’ll brush!

It’s Dr. Seuss Day! We’re celebrating with our very own Dr. Seuss-inspired poem.

March 1st, 2017

Have an oral surgery scheduled? We have some tips to help your recovery

In addition to instruction from your dentist/doctor, the few tips below can help you with a strong recovery after oral surgery.

February 28th, 2017

Eating disorders and oral health

Our mouths are connected to our bodies. Basic concept, right? Maybe it’s not so obvious. At some point throughout history, we began thinking of our mouth as its own island, completely separate from the rest of body – which of course isn’t true.

February 22nd, 2017

Tooth Fairy Reminder text service unveiled just in time for Tooth Fairy Day

Today’s parents live on-the-go, and just like them, the Tooth Fairy is busier than ever! She’s so busy, that she sometimes forgets to stop by when she is supposed to.

February 14th, 2017

Presidential teeth

Presidents Day, originally created to celebrate George Washington’s birthday, is a day set aside to remember all those who have served as leaders for our country. You’ve probably learned about our former presidents’ accomplishments – but did you ever learn about their teeth?

February 14th, 2017

Ask Hygienist Leah: How do I get my kid to brush?

With our busy schedule, my wife and I struggle to get our 4-year-old to brush her teeth in the morning. We usually end up doing a really quick job on the way out the door, which I’m sure leaves lots of sugar bugs behind. Do you have any tips for getting kids to brush?

February 13th, 2017

Sealants and fluoride: What’s the difference, and why does my kid need them?

Your six-year-old daughter's molars have just emerged, and your dentist tells that she needs sealant on the new teeth and recommends fluoride treatment. Confused about how the procedures are different?

February 13th, 2017

Some pet dental health facts to celebrate Pet Dental Health Month

5 Pet Dental Health Facts

February 9th, 2017

Tooth Fairy giving more than ever before

Average payouts soar by nearly 20% – marking all-time high!

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