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How To Instill Good Diet Habits in Your Children

How To Instill Good Diet Habits in Your Children

Getting your kids to eat a healthy diet is challenging enough if you’re simply forcing the decision on them at home. However, developing your children into the type of young adults that will make the right choices in their diet on their own is an even greater

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Worst Halloween Candy for Cavities

Worst Halloween Candy for Cavities

With Halloween just around the corner, kids are starting to think about what costume they will wear as they venture into the night for tricks and treats. They could be considering all the fun activities they hope to participate in, like pumpkin carving and decorating. They may

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Identifying and Treating Gum Disease in Kids

Identifying and Treating Gum Disease in Kids

Gum disease is fortunately not common among children. However, it is common for them to develop a mild form of it known as gingivitis. Untreated gingivitis, or just not instilling basic brushing and flossing habits in your children, can ultimately lead to gum disease. Regardless of whether

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Causes of Sensitive Teeth in Children

Causes of Sensitive Teeth in Children

Does your child seem to hate brushing or are you noticing your child in pain or discomfort during brushing? Your child may have sensitive teeth. When a child or adult has sensitive teeth, brushing may be uncomfortable, painful, or even result in bleeding in the gums. It’s

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Bad Habits That Lead to Tooth Decay in Children

Bad Habits That Lead to Tooth Decay in Children

Children are at a great deal of risk from tooth decay. It is estimated that as many as 42% of children between the ages of 2 to 11 develop a cavity in their primary teeth. Nearly 28% of children ages 2 to 5 develop at least one

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Keeping Your Kids Active and Healthy

Keeping Your Kids Active and Healthy

Let’s face it: it’s hard to keep children active and healthy today. Back in the day, kids just went outside and played all the time. Now many enjoy just sitting in front of the television all day watching shows or playing video games. Beyond that, there are

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Summer Opportunities for Improving Health and Dental Hygiene

Summer Opportunities for Improving Health and Dental Hygiene

With summer approaching, school coming to a close, and kids looking forward to some fun in the sun, parents need to be prepared for safe, fun activities for their kids to participate in. However this isn’t just about activities they will participate in over the summer, but

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How to Pack a Healthy School Lunch

How to Pack a Healthy School Lunch

In the age of fast food as well as packaged and processed meals, it’s no surprise that many parents draw a blank when it comes to packing a truly healthy school lunch for their kids. Some parents turn to premade meals thinking they are simple solutions, but

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Helping Your Child Overcome Fear of the Dentist

Helping Your Child Overcome Fear of the Dentist

Overcoming fear of the dentist is something 9 – 15% of adults have to deal with, a surprising fact for many. When it comes to kids, even though an exact estimate is hard to come by, it is assumed that the number is much higher. How do

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The Evolution of Pediatric Dentistry

The Evolution of Pediatric Dentistry

Pediatric dentistry has evolved heavily over the years. In fact, there was a period in dental history where it wasn’t even officially recognized! City Dental Kids & Braces takes a look over the history of pediatric dentistry from its inception to where it stands today to give

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