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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Our Favorite Summer Recipes!

We were thinking about all the possibilities for summer meals over the holiday, and we decided it would be a fun idea to share some of our favorites! We aimed for healthy-ish recipes that are great for lunch or a picnic in Flower Mound. Citrus-Marinated Chicken Total time 1 hour 5 minutes (prep time 35 […]

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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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Is Fruit Juice Giving Your Children Cavities?

You probably already know you should limit your child’s intake of the usual sweet suspects: sodas, candies, and other sugar-laden foods. But you should also moderate something most people consider wholesome and nutritious: fruit juice. Wait—juice is made from fruit, so it must be good for you, right? Fruit juice, even if it’s all natural, […]

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Sonicare electric toothbrush for kids

Do Kids Need Electric Toothbrushes?

Are electric toothbrushes better for kids than manual toothbrushes? I’m prepared to get into it, but first understand that either can be part of an effective dental hygiene routine. I’d like to help parents understand more about each so that you can make the best decision for your child. Manual Toothbrush vs. Electric Toothbrush First […]

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Choose Water: Nature’s Drink!

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month Twenty percent of kids in the U.S. don’t drink water in a given day. That miraculous, life-giving hydration doesn’t make the cut — at least by itself. That same 20 percent of kids consume twice as many calories from sugar-sweetened beverages than children who drink water every day, […]

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Yes, It’s Safe to Go to the Dentist

Some parents might be hesitant to make dental appointments for their children during the coronavirus pandemic. After all, dentists had a government-mandated break earlier in the year, and in August the World Health Organization gave questionable guidance that routine dental care be avoided until we sort this whole COVID-19 thing out. These steps were taken […]

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dental crowns for children

Dental Crowns for Children

Try as we might to protect them, sometimes little teeth need a bit of help. It’s one thing to add a dental crown to a damaged adult tooth, but do children’s primary teeth really need them? The answer is “yes,” but first let’s learn more about crowns. What Are Dental Crowns? When a tooth is […]

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