Monthly Archives: February 2017

Sealants Can Stop Cavities Before They Begin

Caring For Your Children’s Teeth! Did you know that the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends bringing your child to the dentist before his/her first birthday? Children are prone to cavities because of the natural shape of their growing teeth. … Continue reading

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Dental Health Tips for Teens

Dental decay is the most common chronic disease in young people between the ages of 5 and 17, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Follow these tips to stop cavities before they start. Skip soda. Teens … Continue reading

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The Facts on fillings: Amalgam vs. Resin composite

You and your dentist have several choices when it comes to selecting materials to fill cavities. Among the choices are tooth-colored fillings made of resin-based composite and traditional dental fillings made of metal amalgam. Amalgam is more durable and less … Continue reading

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When should your child first visit the dentist? It might be earlier than you think.

Most American children don’t see their family dentist until they are well over 2 years old, far later than is recommended by both dental and medical professionals. That’s one of the key findings from a 2009 survey of American children’s … Continue reading

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