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Topic: Keeping Kids Healthy
A child should have their first dental visit as early as 6 months according to the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.
Guidelines on the amount of toothpaste to use with children under the age of 5 years old.
Parents can make a big difference in their child’s oral health by understanding the sources of cavity causing bacteria.
Dental health is established early in life and there are two specific time periods to focus on in order to put your child on a path to healthy teeth.
Using a simple plaque scoring method, you can track your brushing ability and overall oral hygiene so you can make improvements or build your child’s brushing skills.
Master your toothbrushing technique for electric powered toothbrushes with these tips.
Teach your child to brush your teeth correctly with a manual toothbrush with a back to basics approach focusing on tactile feedback.
A simple at home do it yourself exam to test the health of your gums and track your progress.
Sometimes jaw problems can get in the way of being able to chew xylitol gum. Fortunately, xylitol mints are a great alternative when you have TMJ problems.