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Breastfeeding and Cavities

Breastfeeding is a crucial part of your bond with your baby. Breastfeeding allows you to provide your baby with the nutrients and protection they need against sickness while connecting with them to comfort them day and night. Like most parents, you’ll have new concerns as your baby grows older. Some dentists may tell you that

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Back-to-School Oral Health Care Tips

It’s nearly time for kids to go back to school. Parents and children often go through many emotions during this time of the year. Anxiety and excitement run high that most parents and children forget to plan for things like healthy snacks and dental checkups. Cavities are a common childhood chronic disease. One in five

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Can Soda Cause Cavities?

The fizzy sound we hear when we open a can of soda is music to those who cannot live without it. Many of us have sodas as part of our daily diet, but not many know the link between soft drinks and tooth decay. Is soda bad for your teeth? Yes. Sure, it boosts your

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Children’s Toothpaste: Everything You Need To Know

Tooth decay is the most common chronic condition in children worldwide. It can cause pain, infection, sleeplessness, eating problems, and school absences. In the United States alone, more than half of kids aged six to eight had or have a cavity in one of their baby teeth, and teens aged 12 to 19 had or

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Mental Health and Oral Health

Studies have shown that oral and mental health are interrelated and can impact each other. Although more research is necessary to understand these connections, it’s crucial for patients to understand the cyclical nature of mental health and oral health and work with their health care providers to address any concerns that may come up. The

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4th of July Teeth Safety Tips

Firework stands are now starting to pop up all over town. People are leaving grocery stores with carts full of meat and charcoal for their barbecues, and bakeries are creating tons of cupcakes decorated in red, white, and blue. People often go all out and enjoy the 4th of July with friends and family. Unfortunately,

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