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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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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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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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Should I Take My Child to a Pediatric Dentist?

Smile Generation®-trusted pediatric dentist Dr. Eric Ellis answers your questions about pediatric specialists and your child’s oral health Dr. Eric Ellis is a specially trained pediatric dentist and multi-practice owner in the Greater Phoenix, Ariz. region. Dr. Ellis was kind enough to answer some frequently asked questions about children’s oral health. Find a My Kid’s Dentist pediatric […]

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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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A New Year’s Resolution You Can Keep : Brush 2 minutes 2 times Daily

Brush kids’ teeth for 2 minutes, 2 times a day. The website www.2min2x.org has some fun musical videos that kids can brush along to, from Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck to Elmo and Abby, to his little number from Lazy Town. The Partnership for Healthy Mouths, Healthy Lives recommends that you help or watch over […]

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Take two minutes to brush – American Dental Association – ADA.org

The Ad Council partnered with the American Dental Association (ADA) and 35 other groups in the dental community to form the Partnership for Healthy Mouths, Healthy Lives and  produced a campaign that addresses children’s oral health. The national public service announcement campaign entitled “Kids’ Healthy Mouths” launched on August 14th, 2012. It encourages kids to […]

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4 Steps to a Better Smile: Improving Your Child’s Oral Health

Let’s be honest: kids would rather do chores than brush and floss their teeth at least twice a day. Luckily, your child will lean on you for guidance in establishing strong oral health habits that will last a lifetime. We’ve put together 4 tips to help your child to better dental health and a beautiful smile. […]

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Knocked Out Tooth

This week we are reprinting a Q&A from Dear Doctor Magazine. A parent asks: “How long will a tooth last after replantation?” Q. Dear Doctor, My 10-year old son knocked out one of his front teeth last year playing baseball. It was a good hour before our dentist put his tooth back into the socket. […]

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