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fruit juice cavities

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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healthy eating

Food Fight | Getting Kids to Eat Better

Is it a struggle getting your children to eat better? You’re not alone. At some point, most parents have experienced the all-too-real challenge of a child who won’t cooperate during meal times. “I’m allergic to [insert whatever meal you just spent an hour preparing here]!” “I don’t like it.” “I’m full.” “I don’t like these […]

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picky eaters

7 Tips for Feeding Picky Eaters

As a parent and a children’s dentist in Flower Mound, moms and dads frequently ask me for advice for getting their kids to eat healthy. It sounds simple, but every parent is familiar with picky eaters. After my own trial and error and talking to many parents at our practice, here are the most important […]

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