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Eat Right, Your Way, Every Day

Did you know that March is National Nutrition Month? This year’s theme is “Eat Right, Your Way, Every Day.” During this month and beyond, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages people to return to the basics of healthy eating, while incorporating individual food choices and preferences. “There can be a misperception that eating healthfully [...]

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Tips to Get Little Kids to Brush Teeth

Tips to Get Young Children to Brush Their Teeth

For this week’s Ask A Dentist column, our pediatric dentist shares tips on how he gets his young children to brush their teeth. The question was sent in by  blogger and mom Romina C. from California, who recently blogged about National Children’s Dental Health Month.  Here are two of oral health-related questions that she sent [...]

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Winning Smile | Children's Dental Health Month

Get a Gold Medal Smile

Happy National Children’s Dental Health Month! Teach your kids how to “Get a Gold Medal Smile” by brushing up on their daily hygiene habits like flossing and rinsing with mouth wash.

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Valentine's Day | SmileGen

Thank You to Our Facebook Community

If you haven’t yet, go ahead and LIKE us on facebook.com/smilegen . It’s a great community, where we like to share dental and health tips, have awesome conversations, and give away fabulous prizes. Generally, we like making people smile. Here is a little Valentine video we created and posted on Facebook. Enjoy.

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Flickr photo of Kid Brushing Teeth by Jean Pichot

What Should I Use to Clean My Baby’s Teeth?

Ask a Dentist continues with this practical Q&A. With February being National Children’s Dental Health Month, pediatric dentist Dr. Eric Ellis answers some questions submitted by our readers and followers. QUESTION: What should I use to clean my baby’s teeth? DR. ELLIS: A toothbrush will remove plaque bacteria that can lead to decay. Any soft-bristled [...]

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Printable Coloring Sheets from My Kid’s Dentist and Every Kid’s Dentist

Share the importance of good dental health habits with your children.  Have them color these cute coloring pages from Smile Generation-trusted offices My Kid’s Dentist and Every Kid’s Dentist. “Good night, sleep tight. Don’t let the sugar bugs bite.” “Sharks have 3,000 teeth. They can afford to lose a few. You only get 2 sets [...]

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Eric Ellis, DMD

Should My Child See A Pediatric Dentist?

For February, Ask a Dentist, features a 2-part Q&A with pediatric dentist Dr. Ellis, since this month is National Children’s Dental Health month.   Dr. Eric Ellis is a pediatric dentist in Arizona.  He is a multiple-office owner dentist of Smile Generation-trusted offices – Norterra Dental Group and Orthodontics in Phoenix, Laveen Modern Dentistry in [...]

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Children's Dental Health Month | Smile Generation

Brush Like A Champ! Floss Like A Boss!

Happy National Children’s Dental Health Month! Since practice makes perfect, encourage your child to “Get a Gold Medal Smile” by brushing/flossing every day. Get extra points for actually watching the job get done!  Feel free to pin, post and share.  

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Food Drive for Smiles

Several of our Smile Generation-trusted offices in California are working with local food banks to collect canned food for people in need within their communities. Patients, who donate an unopened canned good, will receive 20% off any dental treatment.  Note that this offer cannot be combined with any other offer and is not valid on [...]

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