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What Sugar Does to Baby Teeth

Kids would happily eat sugar every meal if they had the chance, but their teeth won’t be smiling when decay and cavities take over. Sugary sweets could land your child in the dentist’s chair for something other than routine care. Many parents don’t understand the detrimental effects that excessive sweets can have on your child’s […]

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How Sports Drinks Affect Your Child’s Dental Health

How Sports Drinks Affect Your Child’s Dental Health

Diet plays a very big role in the development of cavities. While most parents and caregivers know that refined sugar in cookies, cakes, pop and so on is poor for dental health, there are also a lot of surprising foods and drinks out there that are equally bad for your child’s dental health. Sports drinks […]

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Are Thumbsucking And Pacifier Habits Harmful For A Child’s Teeth?

Parents often question whether their child’s thumbsucking habits or pacifer use can harm their teeth. Infants actually begin sucking on their fingers in the womb – it is a reflex that comes very naturally. Ultimately, both infants and young children suck on their thumbs and use pacifiers as a source of comfort and security. They […]

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