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Halloween Candy and Kids’ Oral Health

What is more paradoxical than Halloween candy and your children’s oral health? We brought in a Smile Generation®-trusted Pediatric Dentist, Dr. Isabel Simpson at Every Kids Dentist & Orthodontics in Surprise, AZ to shed some light on the dilemma candy brings to our teeth and offer the best options.

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Get Back-To-School Ready With A Dental Check-Up

Back-To-School Ready Smiles It seems like summer break just started and we’re already getting ready for back to school. While you’re busy shopping for school supplies and clothes, remember to schedule a dentist appointment before that big first day. Once school is in full swing, it can be a lot more challenging to find the […]

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Losing Baby Teeth & Negotiating With the Tooth Fairy

Baby teeth come and baby teeth go. It’s all part of the process Of how little grins grow. It’s cutesy but true—that really is part of how little grins grow. And in case it’s been a while since you lost your first tooth, it may be helpful to remember that for some kids, losing a […]

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Pointers On Pacifiers For New Parents

Expectant parents often begin coming up with baby names on day one. It’s fun! But it may not be quite as fun as coming up with pacifier names. Consider the following examples from this official list, which includes Binky, Passy, BeeBee, Bobber, Booba, and Nipper. Of course, some just call it The Mute Button. All […]

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How to Brush Your Teeth – For Kids!

This video is all about brushing your teeth — directed at children. Some topics include: plaque, cavities, and the proper way to brush your teeth. You will also learn how much fluoride toothpaste to put on your toothbrush, and the best methods to use when brushing your teeth. There are also instructions on how to properly floss your […]

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Brushing Your Teeth Video for Kids

This video is all about brushing your teeth — directed at children. Some topics include: plaque, cavities, and the proper way to brush your teeth. You will also learn how much fluoride toothpaste to put on your toothbrush, and the best methods to use when brushing your teeth. There are also instructions on how to properly floss your […]

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Stop Thumb Sucking Before it Causes a Trip to the Dentist for Your Child

Reasons why your child should avoid thumb sucking and ways to stop the habit once and for all, from The Smile Generation® Does your child suck his or her thumb? If the answer is yes, then read on as this information could affect your child and your finances in the near future. As parents, we […]

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The Importance of Early Pediatric Dental Exams

by Eric Ellis, DMD – Smile Generation®-trusted pediatric specialist at Every Kid’s Dentist® in Phoenix, AZ The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), American Dental Association and the American Academy of Pediatrics all recommend that children have their very first dental visit by age one or as soon as their first tooth appears. The AAPD’s […]

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National Children’s Dental Health Month

February marks the return of National Children’s Dental Health Month, with the theme “Defeat Monster Mouth” National Children’s Dental Health Month (NCDHM) is observed every February around the world, and is sponsored by the American Dental Association® (ADA) and their public oral hygiene resource – Mouth Healthy™. The impetus behind NCDHM is the goal of early adoption […]

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Dentist Explains How To Ease Dental Appointment Anxiety In Children

A question was posed to us recently on Twitter: “How do Smile Generation®-trusted dentists ease anxiety in younger patients?”. This issue is certainly not unique to this individual alone. There are many of us who suffer from crippling anxiety when the topic of visiting the dentist comes up. We asked one of the best we know, Dr. […]

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