Tag Archives: dental health
What Your Mom Never Told You About Holiday Treats

What Your Mom Never Told You About Holiday Treats

Be Smart About Your Smile With These Sweet Dental Tips “While visions of sugar plums danced in their heads” is a famous line from the beloved holiday poem “A Visit From St. Nicholas” by Clement Clarke Moore. You’re probably familiar with it. However, you may not be entirely familiar with the damaging acids and havoc […]

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Want a healthy mind and body?

Want a healthy mind and body? Start with a healthy smile.

The decision to improve our health typically starts with a new diet or a membership to a gym, but more and more, we’re finding that the mouth would also be a good place to start. Many Americans are currently suffering from gum (periodontal) disease and don’t realize it. Even more people fail to realize a […]

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A better smile with fewer trips to the dentist? Yes, please!

If you dread visiting the dentist (and even if you don’t) you’ll be thrilled to hear about some of the differences today in advanced dentistry. For many, it’s a whole new experience that’s resulting in better smiles with fewer trips to the dentist. And let’s face it—who can argue with that? Some of these game-changing […]

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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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Importance of Dental Health During Pregnancy

Oral health is known to be a significant contributor to general health. Periodontal (gum) disease has been previously shown to affect other systems in the human body. Pregnancy brings about a greater importance on ensuring good oral health, as the individual is caring for the general health of multiple people. Mothers must take care to […]

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National Tooth Fairy Day

February 28, 2012 is National Tooth Fairy Day. Here in America, the most popular tradition related to the Tooth Fairy involves having children who lose a tooth, hide them under their pillow at night. The next morning the Tooth Fairy leaves a surprise in exchange for the baby tooth. Legends and traditions about the loss […]

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Smile Generation-approved Offices put on Presentations about Oral Health in Texas, Arizona and California

“Tooth decay affects more than one-fourth of U.S. children aged 2–5 years and half of those aged 12–15 years. About half of all children and two-thirds of adolescents aged 12–19 years from lower-income families have had decay.”  This was one of the findings in a study by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). […]

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Sweet Facts about Halloween

With Halloween around the corner, we’ve gathered some interesting facts for you. FACTS: More than 35 million pounds of candy corn will be produced this year; equating to nearly 9 billion pieces — enough to circle the moon 4 times if laid end-to-end. Candy accounts for only 6% of the added sugar in the American […]

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Talk to Your Dentist About Wisdom Teeth

Do you take a proactive or reactionary approach to your teeth?  Some people actively ask questions and engage their dentist when visiting, while others take a more passive approach.  A dentist will improve your mouth and smile regardless of your temperament, yet it may make you feel more at ease by asking your dentist questions […]

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Ask a Pediatric Dentist: Does Asthma Medication cause Cavities? and other questions

This edition of Ask a Dentist, features Pediatric Dentist Dr. Bobby Raber from Every Kid’s Dentist in Arizona, a member of the Smile Generation family. Take it away Dr. Raber… One of our Facebook followers, Laura Norton Baez asks: “My son has breathing treatments (xopenex and pulmicort) due to asthma. He is 3 and already […]

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