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COVID-19 Practice Update

  Dear patients and parents, On Monday March 22, 2020 Governor Gregg Abbott issued an executive order. The order required dentists to delay all non-emergent treatment until midnight April 21, 2020. The American Dental Association has also recommended that dental offices nationwide should postpone all non-emergent dental visits and routine care appointments to control the […]

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Sugar vs Artificial Sweeteners

You’re a health-conscious shopper. When choosing healthy snacks for the kids, you’ll pick up that yogurt container and take a look at the nutrition label. Low in calories and added sugar? Check. And so that yogurt finds a home in your shopping cart. But you may have overlooked something. We all understand that most “diet” […]

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Give Kids a Smile with Fluoride

  For most people, February means chocolates and roses. For a pediatric dentist, February is special because it is National Children’s Dental Health Month (NCDHM). This month is a time we dedicate to educating families about pediatric dental hygiene. This year, the NCDHM slogan is “Fluoride in water prevents cavities! Get it from the tap!” […]

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Dr. Duffy Wants Your Halloween Candy

All the sugar in those treats can play some awful tricks on your teeth if you’re not careful (we won’t even get into the many other health issues arising from Halloween candy). If you think you like candy – the bacteria in your mouth love candy even more than you do! When bacteria metabolize the […]

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Does Fluoride Toothpaste Prevent Cavities?

When it comes to protecting children’s teeth, brushing and flossing simply aren’t enough. The ADA recently reaffirmed something we’ve been telling parents for a long time — toothpaste needs fluoride to prevent cavities. As a pediatric dentist, prevention is very important to me. I want our kids to have the best shot possible at living […]

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Is Dental Sedation Safe for Kids?

Safety is the top consideration for parents when the topic of sedation comes up. We understand; it’s our top priority, too! Our Flower Mound dental practice offers comprehensive services for kids with complicated procedures, special needs, or high levels of anxiety. We have several tools to work with, including oral conscious sedation, IV sedation, and […]

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Marie Kondo’s Tidying Up Tips for Parents

Every busy parent understands just how hard it can be to maintain a clean, organized home. Always happy to pick up tips wherever I can, I was revitalized when I read the book (and then saw the Netflix original series) Tidying Up with Marie Kondo, and I wanted to share some valuable tips with parents. […]

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