Child Brushing

Should Kids Use Mouthwash?

Only about 35% of children make their dental hygiene a priority. And that’s no surprise—after all, it’s a lot more fun to play with your friends than to brush twice a day. But for parents, there’s nothing more important than making sure that their kids are on the path towards good oral health from an early age. […]

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Children with bad teeth and eating sugar candy. Oral and bone health.

How Does Sugar Affect Your Teeth?

We’ve all heard that too much sugar is bad for you, but most people don’t know how sugar affects teeth. Studies have shown that the amount of sugar you eat should be 10 percent or less of the total amount of food you consume. Here are some dental tips to understand the effects of sugar […]

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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 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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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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