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Feb 28, 2018, 7:59 PM
Have you ever wondered about the importance of baby teeth? Or why it’s necessary for these teeth to fall out as children? The Tooth Fairy visit is always exciting, and many kids are excited when losing teeth as it’s a sign of…
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Feb 13, 2018, 5:22 PM
Here at Great Outdoors Pediatric Dentistry, your child’s dental and overall health is important to us. If your child is exhibiting the above symptoms or consuming a high-sugar diet and you’d like to make an appointment for a…
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Jan 29, 2018, 9:20 PM
Chronic bad breath can be embarrassing and isolating. While breath mints, sprays, and minty gum can mask the symptoms temporarily, as long as the root cause still exists, the bad breath will continue.
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Dec 18, 2017, 9:20 PM
Because stockings are often filled with candy and other sugary treats, it might be a good idea to substitute this candy for something that can improve your child’s dental health instead of harming it. Oral hygiene stocking…
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Dec 15, 2017, 9:19 PM
If your child suffers from tooth sensitivity, it can make things miserable. Sensitive teeth can lead to pain during speaking, chewing, and even breathing. The wearing down of tooth enamel, which exposes the nerves underneath,…
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Dec 8, 2017, 9:18 PM
Making sure your children brush their teeth each day is an important part of maintaining their teeth, mouth, and overall health. It can be difficult to get your child to brush their own teeth, but until it’s time to teach…
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Nov 24, 2017, 9:18 PM
Sports are great for kids! Not only will they improve your child’s motor skills and provide exercise, but sporting activities will also help them learn how to socialize, work as a team, and solve conflicts with peers.…
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Nov 15, 2017, 9:17 PM
Dental fluorosis is the result of baby teeth being overexposed to fluoride, mostly during the ages of 3 months to 8 years old. While fluorosis is not a dental disease, it is a cosmetic condition, which can cause self-esteem…
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Oct 20, 2017, 9:17 PM
Halloween is the holiday centered on candy! Acquiring candy, consuming candy, and then hoarding leftover candy for next few months until it’s all gone! No matter how you look at it, it’s difficult to avoid sugar in the month…
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Sep 29, 2017, 9:16 PM
Soda offers no important vitamins or nutrients and it’s also full of high-fructose corn syrup. It may surprise you that a typical can of 12oz soda contains up to 40 grams of sugar, equal to around 10 teaspoons! Excessive…
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Sep 11, 2017, 9:15 PM
We typically begin to teach our kids how to brush their own teeth around the age of 7. Because parents have been brushing their own teeth for so long, most of us think we have a pretty good idea of what we’re doing and how to…
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Aug 25, 2017, 9:15 PM
X-rays are a very important part of our ability to identify and make a treatment plan for any dental problems your children may encounter. This is because X-rays provide us with a very detailed picture of the teeth, bones,…
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Aug 18, 2017, 9:14 PM
We have many patients with great oral hygiene habits who still end up with dental cavities. This is often surprising to their parents, because they care so diligently for their child’s teeth. However, even the best dental…
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Jul 31, 2017, 9:13 PM
As a parent, it’s very hard to watch your child experience pain. However, this happens each time children begin to teethe. The child’s gums begin to swell a bit, and he or she will begin drooling and become increasingly…
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Jul 24, 2017, 9:12 PM
We all want to achieve amazing results without a ton of effort. This is true for anything, including dentistry. These dental trends will advertise drastic results with hardly any money or effort! This sounds great, but the…