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Mouth Monster Themed Crossword Puzzle & Word Search

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Mouth Monster Themed Crossword Puzzle & Word Search

Having fun activities for kids to do while they wait for the dentist can help make the entire experience easier for all! This printable crossword puzzle and printable word search are perfect for kids to learn more about oral health care and to also have fun while doing it! If kids get stumped on any […]

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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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Santa Needs Help Packing His Sleigh

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Santa Needs Help Packing His Sleigh

Santa wants to bring healthy treats and toys to those good girls and boys. Can you help him pack his sleigh?

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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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Thanksgiving Treats

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Thanksgiving Treats

  Give thanks for family and friends by making these tooth-friendly Thanksgiving recipes! Click on the picture and gather the family around to start cooking! Gobble Gobble! Click here to view all of the recipes in one spot.

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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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How to Start the School Year Off Strong!

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How to Start the School Year Off Strong!

It’s that hectic time of year again where getting back into the swing of things can be easier said than done. Follow the tips below to help your kids start the school year off strong!   Visit Your Pediatric Dentist Every Six Months On average, students miss more than 51 million school hours each year […]

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