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Tooth Fairy Note for Kids!

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Tooth Fairy Note for Kids!

Did your child lose a tooth? This is a perfect printable note for them to sign to leave for the Tooth Fairy! Download the printable PDF here! 

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Bring the Little Teeth League to Life with Color!

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Bring the Little Teeth League to Life with Color!

The fate of little teeth is on the line with the threat of the Mouth Monsters! The Little Teeth League is on it, but they need a little help from you! Print the Little Teeth League members out and color them all in to help give them a push toward defending children from the evil […]

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Little Teeth Truths: When will my child’s teeth come in? Should I be concerned if my child has no teeth when they are 1-year-old?

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Little Teeth Truths: When will my child’s teeth come in? Should I be concerned if my child has no teeth when they are 1-year-old?

Kids’ teeth are just like kids themselves….lots of variety! While there is a general timeframe that we anticipate the baby teeth coming in, there is much variability in the process. Typically, infants will get their lower front teeth (incisors) between six-10 months of age with the upper incisors a few months behind. However, that doesn’t […]

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Big Love for Little Teeth

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Big Love for Little Teeth

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month! While all parents know baby teeth eventually fall out, it’s important to keep them healthy. After all, they’re the blueprint for your child’s permanent teeth! With proper dental hygiene, tooth decay is 100 percent preventable. And since baby teeth are vulnerable to decay from their very first appearance, […]

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What is silver diamine fluoride (SDF) and is it right for my child?

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What is silver diamine fluoride (SDF) and is it right for my child?

If you’ve recently visited the pediatric dentist with your child for a cavity you might have heard of a treatment option called silver diamine fluoride (SDF). SDF is a liquid that can be painlessly brushed on a cavity on a child’s tooth to stop decay. You might want to consider SDF for cavities if your […]

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Little Teeth Truths: Is thumb sucking hurting my child’s teeth?

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Little Teeth Truths: Is thumb sucking hurting my child’s teeth?

Question: My 8-year-old is still working to break her thumb sucking habit. Is this hurting her teeth and any advice to help her stop? Answer: Sucking on a thumb or finger is normal for infants and young children and most children stop on their own. However, if a child doesn’t stop on their own, we […]

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Teething 101: Tips from a Dentist and Dad

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Teething 101: Tips from a Dentist and Dad

Up all night with a teething baby? AAPD Immediate Past President Dr. Edward Moody has been there – get his expert advice as a dentist and father.

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