age 12 – adulthood

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What are Dental Sealants?

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Dental Sealants are a thin plastic-like coating that fill in the grooves on the chewing surfaces of the teeth and...

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Ditch the bottled water

Mom's Corner |

Did you know that your bottled water habit could indirectly promote tooth decay? Of course bottled water doesn’t contain sugar...

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Is Chewing Gum Healthy for my Child?

Mom's Corner |

Chew away! Mom’s, don’t be too quick to say no when your child picks up a pack of gum in...

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Night Grinding

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Studies have shown that night grinding occurs, in one form or another, in most children. It is usually not a...

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What if my child cuts or bites his tongue, lip or cheek?

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A cut or bitten tongue, lip, or cheek can lead to bleeding, swelling and discomfort.  There are several things you...

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What if my child Chips or Breaks a Tooth?

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A chipped or broken tooth requires an immediate trip to the dentist office, even if the tooth is not a...

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What should I do if my child has a toothache?

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The first thing you can do is have him/her rinse with warm salt water. A cold compress on the face...

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Eating Disorders

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Both bulimia and anorexia nervosa can have devastating effects on your oral health!  Bulimics often binge and then purge (vomit)...

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Tobacco

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Do not smoke or chew tobacco! Tobacco use leads to lung problems, heart problems and oral cancer. Of all cancers,...

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Oral Piercing

Mom's Corner |

Tongue piercing, cheek piercing, lip piercing… Oh my!  Many people see oral piercing as an awesome form of body art...