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Children and Fluoride

What About Fluoride Toothpaste and Children?

The news media has extensively publicized the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) announcement that some children are using “too much fluoride” toothpaste. Some media headlines declare that the amounts used are “unhealthy” and create a frightening tone around an important daily activity. Just what has...

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Improvements in Oral Health

Good news! Americans enjoy better oral health than ever before! Dental education and programs that teach children to take care of their teeth are credited with better daily care that stays with them as they grow to adulthood. The Centers for Disease Control says that...

Children should start flossing once all their teeth have come in.

When Should Children Start Flossing?

“It's important to brush and floss!” We may have heard this all the time from our Mom or Dad when we were growing up because parents want their kids to have good dental habits that will last a lifetime. But at what age should parents...

Dental sealants can help protect this young girl's teeth.

Dental Sealants for Children

Sealants are highly effective in preventing pit and fissure caries.” — National Institutes of HealthImagine if you could provide an invisible barrier between your child’s healthy teeth and the enemies of those teeth – sugary snacks, bacteria, poor brushing techniques, etc. There is such a...

Sleep apnea can make children drowsy when they should be playing or studying.

Your Child and Sleep Apnea

Many people assume sleep apnea is a just a problem for adults. Unfortunately, it can also affect children. Dentists and doctors who treat sleep apnea patients are swiftly realizing that younger clients also suffer from this disease. Symptoms of Sleep Apnea in Children If your child shows...