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Kids Are Using Too Much Toothpaste | Bad Dental Health Habits

Did you know that you should start brushing your child’s teeth as soon as they have teeth to brush? While teeth brushing is essential, there are some common habits that can do more damage than good. Among these damaging habits, using too much toothpaste is one of them. There’s a fine line between not enough […]

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3 Factors to Consider While Bracing for Braces

3 Factors to Consider While Bracing for Braces

Braces aren’t necessary for everyone, but people of all ages explore the option for a better or a straighter smile. But we’re keeping our natural teeth longer compared to 30 years ago. This might be why the number of adults seeking braces has increased 40% since then. Before you or your dependents visit the Orthodontist, […]

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How to Choose Dental Coverage for Your Growing Family

How to Choose Dental Coverage for Your Growing Family

Are your dental benefits keeping pace with your growing family? Consumers consider dental coverage a “very important” part of their health care plan. Medical insurance takes top billing, but dental coverage sits second on your need-to-have list. Understand your needs. Your age and the make-up of your family affect the type of dental care you’ll […]

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One Rule Babysitters Shouldn’t Break

Upon returning home from your “date night,” you probably don’t think to ask the babysitter, “Did they brush their teeth?” Sending little ones to bed without brushing may not seem like a big deal, but less than 30 years ago, neither did buckling kids into car seats. Oh, how things have changed. Cavities are nearly […]

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Back to School Foods that Boost Brainpower

Studying and snacking go hand-in-hand. Feeding kids hummus over hamburgers affects their smile, body and brain. Younger years are critical for cranium development, so use these tips to provide proper nutrition this school year. • Wake up to water. Kids nowadays aren’t getting enough water. And even mild cases of dehydration can cause kids to […]

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DIY: Tooth Fairy Bottle

Celebrate everyone’s favorite tooth-collector with this DIY Tooth Fairy Bottle: Once you make your magical tooth holder, explore our other Tooth Fairy resources: History of the Tooth Fairy Tooth Fairy Games and Coloring Pages Tooth Fairy Gift Ideas

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