Tag Archives: tooth decay

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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Seal, Smile, And Help Your Kids Fight Tooth Decay

Seal, Smile, And Help Your Kids Fight Tooth Decay

Want an easy, effective way to help your kids fight tooth decay? Consider dental sealants. These thin, plastic coatings are painted on the chewing surfaces of the back teeth, covering them to keep out germs and food. While fluoride in toothpaste and drinking water protects teeth’s smooth surfaces, the back teeth need extra protection because […]

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Avoid Sugary Treats to Prevent Tooth Decay

A little knowledge can go a long way in fighting tooth decay. Ever wonder exactly how much sugar is in some of your kid’s favorite summertime treats? In the interest of promoting healthy teeth, we made a helpful chart! Find a pediatric dentist near you. For Arizona or Georgia, visit Every Kid’s Dentist. *Information on […]

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How the Rest of the World Brushes Their Teeth from Mother Nature Network

On the Mother Nature Network, healthy writer Judd Handler writes: How is it that some people who have never used a toothbrush have also never had a cavity? Here’s an excerpt from the article: “There’s a 99 percent chance you are not super rich. But there is a good chance that you are part of […]

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CDA Suggests Everyone “Rethink Your Drink”

The California Dental Association (CDA) suggests everyone “rethink your drink” in order to help prevent cavities caused by sugary drinks. The CDA is a non-profit organization representing organized dentistry in California. As summertime temperatures are going up, the California Dental Association encourages you to “rethink your drink” before downing a sugary beverage to quench your […]

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Ask a Dentist: Replacing a Porcelain Bridge

Rob B, a follower of the Smile Generation on Facebook asks:  Can a small hole in a porcelain bridge be repaired without replacing the entire bridge?  Dr. Jack Gorman of Gateway Dental Group in Folsom, CA answers the question in this video. The video was shot during the Annual American Dental Association (ADA) Session in […]

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