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Back to School Dental Tips…

Posted on: July 22, 2019
Did you know that neglecting your child’s dental health can cause an increase in missed school days? In a recent study published in the Journal of Public Health, it was found that between 58 and 80 hours of school were missed due to dental pain and toothaches out of every 100 ...
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Chewing gum is good for my teeth??

Posted on: September 12, 2016
Science has proven that chewing sugarless gum after meals stimulates saliva flow which, in turn, rinses away plaque acids that can cause cavities and other dental problems.  The American Dental Association has even put their seal of approval on several brands that have been rigorously tested and proven beneficial to ...
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Parent’s role in promoting good dental health

Posted on: September 14, 2015
Many parents ask how they can help their kids have healthy teeth.  Besides daily brushing with fluoride toothpaste and flossing, diet plays a very important role.  Children tend to mock the behaviors of their parents so setting a good example diet-wise is a great place to start.  Limiting liquid sugars ...
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A Reminder from Drs. Eric and Casey Burns to Get Your Flu Shot!!

Posted on: September 16, 2014
Kids have started back to school all across the nation, and summer vacations have all but come to an end. This time of the year is always exciting for kids, relief for parents, and maybe just a little stressful for school personnel as our children once again head back to ...
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Sugar Still Considered a Major Concern on Dental Health

Posted on: July 21, 2014
Believe it or not, even with the amount of fluoride readily available today, tooth decay is still considered a major health concern. This is largely affected by the amounts of sugar in our diets today. Most drinks, including soft drinks, sports drinks and fruit juices, as well as ...
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The Freshman 15— Cavities!

Posted on: October 24, 2013
College students are back in school and settling in to their routines. The inevitable changes in sleep, diet and stress levels can and do lead to negative effects on dental hygeine. All too often we see our patients that are in college exhibit an increase in gum disease and tooth ...
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September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

Posted on: September 18, 2013
One in 3 children in the United States is overweight or obese. Childhood obesity puts kids at risk for health problems that were once seen only in adults, like type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease.The good news is that childhood obesity can be prevented! In honor of ...
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Back to School Dental Tips

Posted on: August 13, 2013
Your child may have the latest wardrobe, school supplies and sports equipment for the new school year, but does he/she have a healthy mouth and the tools needed to maintain it?According to the American Dental Association, a dental examination is as important as immunizations and booster shots and should be ...
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