Bad Breath in Children

Pediatric Halitosis: What You Can Do Right Now To Cure Bad Breath In Children

We all expect babies and young children to smell sweet. The childcare industry feeds this expectation by perfuming most childcare products with signature `baby aromas’. The media reinforces it by presenting imagery of children looking freshly bathed, combed and powdered and biology is at work here too, releasing `happy hormones’ like dopamine to fuel the […]

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How-Tos - Debra Duffy DDS

How To Choose The Right Toothbrush For Your Children To Ensure Oral Hygiene And Dental Health

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in five children in the United States have untreated tooth decay and poor dental practices (such as not brushing their teeth regularly) that they carry into adulthood. This is an alarming fact, because oral hygiene has been linked to a number of health complications, such […]

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dental-anxiety

How to Combat Dental Anxiety in Children

Studies show that as much as 24% of the world population experiences dental anxiety or dentophobia. Children are no different. Dental anxiety can affect people of all ages. If you have an appointment coming up and your child is worried, there is something you can do. We have compiled a few techniques that you can […]

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dental sealants

Sealants Make Sense

Flower Mound, TX – Tooth decay is the most common chronic disease in our children. Teaching your child to brush and floss their teeth each day is the best way to prevent cavities and build oral hygiene habits for life. When brushing and flossing aren’t enough to stop the tide of sugar-fueled cavities, we can […]

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FSA dentist

Don’t Lose Money With Your Flexible Spending Account

Did you know that Americans lose an average of 14 percent of the money they invest into flexible spending accounts every year?  Some research has shown why people don’t use all of their health benefits before losing them — they simply don’t understand their benefits, or they forget. Here’s a few numbers to illustrate my […]

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2021 Christmas Gifts

The Best Gifts for Kids in 2021

Every year we find ourselves overwhelmed by the options and the new hot toys hitting the market. We tend to favor toys and activities that bridge the gap between learning and playing, encourage physical activity, or inspire creativity. This year we have some excellent options to help little ones build both mind and body. ThinkFun […]

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Dr. Duffy and patients in Flower Mound

Why Should You Choose a Pediatric Dentist?

Why should you choose a pediatric dentist in Flower Mound over a general dentist for your children? Is there really a difference in care levels? You bet there is! The short answer is that your child will receive specialty care from a dentist specially trained to work with children from a pediatric dentist. Pediatric dentistry […]

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Dr. Chelsea Wehr

Say Hello to Chelsea Wehr, DDS

When she was young, Chelsea drove by our Flower Mound practice every day. She told herself, “Someday I’ll work there!” Chelsea thought our practice was the bee’s knees. As a student athlete with incredible marks, her determination could have taken her anywhere. She was competitive in multiple sports, including the women’s heptathlon, which requires power […]

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infant oral health

6 Building Blocks for Infant Oral Health

Tooth decay is the most common chronic disease impacting children today, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. By age 8, over half of children have had a cavity in their primary teeth. And yet,  cavities are preventable! Parents can help children establish habits that will lead to a lifetime of good […]

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