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Even though we only have our baby teeth for a short time, they can have a huge impact on the health of our smile throughout our lives. Learn about the differences between adult and baby teeth and why it's important to take care of them at all ages.
February 21st, 2024

Not just baby teeth

Even though we only have our baby teeth for a short time, they can have a huge impact on the health of our smile throughout our lives. Learn about the differences between adult and baby teeth and why it's important to take care of them at all ages.

Brushing and flossing our teeth are the most important measures for cavity prevention. However, sometimes children do not want to adopt these habits. Here are some ideas that can make good oral health more fun for the whole family!
February 1st, 2024

What do I do if my child won’t brush or floss their teeth?

Brushing and flossing our teeth are the most important measures for cavity prevention. However, sometimes children do not want to adopt these habits. Here are some ideas that can make good oral health more fun for the whole family!

The new school year is a great time to freshen your family's oral health supplies! Here are a few suggestions to add to your back-to-school shopping lists.
August 24th, 2023

Tips to begin a healthy school year

The new school year is a great time to freshen your family's oral health supplies! Here are a few suggestions to add to your back-to-school shopping lists.

Summer is a great time to get kids caught up on routine dental visits and seek additional preventive care treatments ahead of the school year! Learn about fluoride treatments and dental sealants.
August 3rd, 2023

Help kids fight cavities this summer

Summer is a great time to get kids caught up on routine dental visits and seek additional preventive care treatments ahead of the school year! Learn about fluoride treatments and dental sealants.

Even though medical and dental treatments are looked at as separate – the HPV vaccine is an area where integration between the two is important. HPV infection is thought to cause 70% of cases of cancer in the back of the throat and tonsils (also known as oropharyngeal cancer). The vaccine prevents these types of cancer-causing infections.
July 20th, 2023

Why you can talk to your dentist about the HPV vaccine (yes, really!)

Even though medical and dental treatments are looked at as separate – the HPV vaccine is an area where integration between the two is important. HPV infection is thought to cause 70% of cases of cancer in the back of the throat and tonsils (also known as oropharyngeal cancer). The vaccine prevents these types of cancer-causing infections.

Since May is Mental Health Awareness Month, we are focusing on the connection between mental health and oral health, specifically for children and adolescents. Anxiety and depression in youth doubled during the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 23rd, 2023

Mental health & oral health in youth

Since May is Mental Health Awareness Month, we are focusing on the connection between mental health and oral health, specifically for children and adolescents. Anxiety and depression in youth doubled during the COVID-19 pandemic.

How and why do our taste buds change as we age? 
Even the pickiest eaters can grow up to enjoy a variety of foods. How does this happen? 
Find an explanation of the process here.
February 7th, 2023

Taste buds grow up, too

How and why do our taste buds change as we age? Even the pickiest eaters can grow up to enjoy a variety of foods. How does this happen? Find an explanation of the process here.

Enjoy the costumes, jack-o-lanterns, tricks and treats this Halloween, but scare away cavities with our fang-tastic oral health tips!
October 20th, 2022

Scare away cavities this Halloween

Enjoy the costumes, jack-o-lanterns, tricks and treats this Halloween, but scare away cavities with our fang-tastic oral health tips!

As you incorporate new habits and changes to your lifestyle in order to ensure the health of you and your baby, be sure that you are also considering your oral health! Studies have shown strong correlations between the oral health of parents and children - even during pregnancy. Use these tips to care for yourself, and to give your little one a head start toward a healthy smile.
July 11th, 2022

10 Tips for Oral Health and Pregnancy

As you incorporate new habits and changes to your lifestyle in order to ensure the health of you and your baby, be sure that you are also considering your oral health! Studies have shown strong correlations between the oral health of parents and children - even during pregnancy. Use these tips to care for yourself, and to give your little one a head start toward a healthy smile.

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