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Ages 0-3

Your child’s first primary or “baby” teeth will begin to erupt between the ages of 6 – 12 months. They will continue to erupt until about age 3.

Why Does My Mouth Hurt?

When we complain about mouth pain we usually assume it is tooth related. However, there can be other causes to consider such as: • Canker sore or apthous ulcer on gums or tongue • Cavity or decay • Food impaction

What is Decalcification?

Decalcification occurs when calcium and phosphorous minerals are removed from the tooth surface. These minerals are a normal part of your tooth’s composition but can be depleted or lost due to plaque accumulation. When plaque is allowed to sit on

Do Baby Teeth Need Fillings?

Many parents are under the assumption that baby teeth do not need the same type of care that an adult or permanent tooth does. It’s a common belief that if a baby tooth gets a cavity it does not need

My Child Was Diagnosed With Acid Reflux !

What can I do as a parent to help maintain my child’s teeth? Try to reduce the acid in the mouth by: • Limiting acidic foods and drinks like candy, carbonated beverages, fruit juices and refined sugars • Drinking plenty

Kids and Fruit Juice Consumption

Did you know that fruit juice consumption offers very few benefits? Did you know that it also has potential harmful effects? High sugar content in juice contributes to more calorie consumption and the risk of developing dental caries. Children and

Bottled Water and Fluoride

Drinking water with fluoride helps prevent tooth decay.  However, if your family drinks bottled water, you may be missing out of those benefits.  The fluoride mineral helps prevent tooth decay by making the tooth more resistant to acid attacks from

Tooth Decay is a Disease

Tooth decay is a disease that  is caused by bacteria and damages or breaks down the enamel of our teeth.  Our enamel is the strong, outer layer of our teeth that provides the best protection against the harmful acids that

6 Ways to Reduce your Child’s Sugary Snacking

know the limits: when choosing a snack, keep an eye on added sugar and sweeteners such as corn syrup and fructose. the truth about juice: juice is high in sugar and calories.  The American Academy of Pediatrics suggest completely avoiding