Dental care is prenatal care: Simple steps to keep mom’s and baby’s mouths healthy

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A Mom-To-Be’s Guide to Gummy Bears

Don’t stand between a pregnant woman and her cravings. They are very real and can signify a nutritional deficiency that’s worth talking to a doctor about — some women crave chocolate when they are low on magnesium, for example. But there are ways to have your cake and eat it, too, while sparing yourself unnecessary dental damage. Here are some…

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Does my child need dental sealants?

Nothing beats brushing, flossing and healthy snacking for a healthy mouth, but dental sealants provide young teeth with some added insurance. Q: What are sealants? A: Sealants are thin protective coatings placed on teeth to prevent cavities. Q: Do they work? A: Research shows that sealants are 100% effective at preventing cavities on molars, the teeth in the back of…

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Protect Your Teeth During Morning Sickness

One of the hallmarks of pregnancy is morning sickness. (We didn’t say it was the fun part.) Despite its name, morning sickness can strike any time of day…and does. Over half of pregnant women suffer from the nausea and vomiting that may be caused by a sudden increase in hormones. Degrees of morning sickness range from woozy feelings caused by…

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Healthy mom, happy home: a new mom’s guide to babying your teeth and mouth.

A baby on the way or a new baby can make the rest of the world fade away. Between sheer joy and almost-round-the-clock baby care, mom self-care often takes a backseat. Already a mom? You know what we’re talking about. All-baby, all-the-time is a losing long-term strategy for you, your baby and everyone else in the house. Here’s what every…

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Finding and paying for dental care

Word of mouth is by far the most common way to make a great dentist connection. Friends, family, and co-workers generally won’t steer you wrong....

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Water vs. sugary drinks: Which is actually sweeter?

Soda can clean rust. Kool-aid can polish silver. Not a lot of people know that, but it can’t be great for our teeth, right? Non-cola drinks, sports drinks and energy drinks can do even more damage than soda, causing cavities, tooth sensitivity and even (oh, no!) tooth loss. ...

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A Mom-To-Be’s Guide to Gummy Bears

Don’t stand between a pregnant woman and her cravings. They are very real and can signify a nutritional deficiency that’s worth talking to a doctor about — some women crave chocolate when they are low on magnesium, for example. But there are ways to have your cake and eat it, too, while sparing yourself unnecessary dental damage. Here are some…

Read more

Protect Your Teeth During Morning Sickness

One of the hallmarks of pregnancy is morning sickness. (We didn’t say it was the fun part.) Despite its name, morning sickness can strike any time of day…and does. Over half of pregnant women suffer from the nausea and vomiting that may be caused by a sudden increase in hormones. Degrees of morning sickness range from woozy feelings caused by…

Read more

Healthy mom, happy home: a new mom’s guide to babying your teeth and mouth.

A baby on the way or a new baby can make the rest of the world fade away. Between sheer joy and almost-round-the-clock baby care, mom self-care often takes a backseat. Already a mom? You know what we’re talking about. All-baby, all-the-time is a losing long-term strategy for you, your baby and everyone else in the house. Here’s what every…

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Questions to ask your physician

More and more physicians and dentists are teaming up to promote oral health – along with overall health. The link is clear: a healthy mouth is one key to a healthy body....

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Yep, dental care is safe while pregnant

Learn why from Dr. Karen Wells. You’ve read all the books, baby-proofed your home and heard lots of (solicited and unsolicited) advice from other moms, but did you know a healthy mouth is part of a healthy pregnancy? ...

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4 Things Every New Mom Should Know

Your baby's smile can light up the room and your world.  When those first teeth pop through at around six months it’s a big milestone - for you and your baby.  ...

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Healthy mom, happy home: a new mom’s guide to babying your teeth and mouth.

A baby on the way or a new baby can make the rest of the world fade away. Between sheer joy and almost-round-the-clock baby care, mom self-care often takes a backseat. Already a mom? You know what we’re talking about. All-baby, all-the-time is a losing long-term strategy for you, your baby and everyone else in the house. Here’s what every…

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4 Things Every New Mom Should Know

Your baby's smile can light up the room and your world.  When those first teeth pop through at around six months it’s a big milestone - for you and your baby.  ...

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When and how to baby baby’s teeth

Get the first screening by first birthday. If you didn’t know that babies need an oral screening by age one, you’re not alone. There are so many things to remember when caring for your baby; it’s easy to forget that their teeth need attention too.  ...

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Your baby

There's a lot to do when you have a new baby, and protecting your child's oral health should be high on the priority list. Below are some easy tips to keep your baby healthy, happy, and cavity-free throughout life. ...

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Healthy mom, happy home: a new mom’s guide to babying your teeth and mouth.

A baby on the way or a new baby can make the rest of the world fade away. Between sheer joy and almost-round-the-clock baby care, mom self-care often takes a backseat. Already a mom? You know what we’re talking about. All-baby, all-the-time is a losing long-term strategy for you, your baby and everyone else in the house. Here’s what every…

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Water vs. sugary drinks: Which is actually sweeter?

Soda can clean rust. Kool-aid can polish silver. Not a lot of people know that, but it can’t be great for our teeth, right? Non-cola drinks, sports drinks and energy drinks can do even more damage than soda, causing cavities, tooth sensitivity and even (oh, no!) tooth loss. ...

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Your toddler & preschooler

Healthy food and healthy eating habits are key to a healthy mouth. So is daily oral care. Visually checking your child’s teeth is also important. This should be done every month by you and at least annually by a dentist or physician....

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The Mighty Mouth: How-to hacks

The four basic steps that keep your mouth – and body – healthy are pretty simple. But everyone loves a good hack, so we found ways to make them even easier. ...

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Does my child need dental sealants?

Nothing beats brushing, flossing and healthy snacking for a healthy mouth, but dental sealants provide young teeth with some added insurance. Q: What are sealants? A: Sealants are thin protective coatings placed on teeth to prevent cavities. Q: Do they work? A: Research shows that sealants are 100% effective at preventing cavities on molars, the teeth in the back of…

Read more

Water vs. sugary drinks: Which is actually sweeter?

Soda can clean rust. Kool-aid can polish silver. Not a lot of people know that, but it can’t be great for our teeth, right? Non-cola drinks, sports drinks and energy drinks can do even more damage than soda, causing cavities, tooth sensitivity and even (oh, no!) tooth loss. ...

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Your school-aged child

Encourage healthy dental habits for lifelong bright smiles. ...

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The Mighty Mouth: How-to hacks

The four basic steps that keep your mouth – and body – healthy are pretty simple. But everyone loves a good hack, so we found ways to make them even easier. ...

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Healthy mom, happy home: a new mom’s guide to babying your teeth and mouth.

A baby on the way or a new baby can make the rest of the world fade away. Between sheer joy and almost-round-the-clock baby care, mom self-care often takes a backseat. Already a mom? You know what we’re talking about. All-baby, all-the-time is a losing long-term strategy for you, your baby and everyone else in the house. Here’s what every…

Read more

Finding and paying for dental care

Word of mouth is by far the most common way to make a great dentist connection. Friends, family, and co-workers generally won’t steer you wrong....

Read more

Water vs. sugary drinks: Which is actually sweeter?

Soda can clean rust. Kool-aid can polish silver. Not a lot of people know that, but it can’t be great for our teeth, right? Non-cola drinks, sports drinks and energy drinks can do even more damage than soda, causing cavities, tooth sensitivity and even (oh, no!) tooth loss. ...

Read more

Questions to ask your dentist

Dentists sure have the upper hand when it comes to asking questions. Who can talk with hands in their mouth? Nevertheless, don't forget: you're the patient....

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The Mighty Mouth: How-to hacks

The four basic steps that keep your mouth – and body – healthy are pretty simple. But everyone loves a good hack, so we found ways to make them even easier. ...

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