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Calming Children’s Fears: Making the First Dental Visit a Fun One

As soon as a child grows his or her first teeth, a trip to the dentist’s office is warranted. The child may be barely two years old, however, so any examination by a stranger is an intimidating experience. Make the first dental visit a fun one by trying these basic tips. Children’s fears will fade […]

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What Is the Going Rate for the Tooth Fairy?

One of the most fun milestones in a child’s life is when they begin to lose their baby pearly whites. It can lead to silly traditions, such as trying an unusual way to pull out a loose tooth, and funny memories about how the tooth finally came out. That first wiggly tooth not only brings […]

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It Takes a Family to Raise Young Teeth

If it takes a village to raise a child, that same community can help educate children and their parents of the importance of good oral health. Tooth decay is the number one chronic disease facing American children. Approximately one in four kids ages two to five have tooth decay, and two-thirds will experience a cavity […]

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