Tag Archive for oral health

Infant and Toddler Oral Health Basics

baby toddler brushing teeth.

If you are the parent of a baby or toddler and your family has successfully made it through the dreaded teething stage, you may be wondering what the next step is in terms of your child’s oral hygiene and care.…

How Does Mouthwash Work?

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You have probably heard that mouthwash is a valuable addition to any dental hygiene routine, but you may not understand why. Simply swishing a tingly liquid around in your mouth may not seem like a big deal, but new research…

Why Periodontal Health Is Important When Expecting

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Pregnancy is an exciting time full of expectations and preparations for a new little one. It is also a time when your body goes through countless changes, from top to bottom. Most mothers-to-be notice the most obvious changes, ranging from…

5 Tips to Prevent Sugar Overload this Halloween

Young girl outdoors in witch costume on Halloween holding candy

Trick-or-treating is the highlight of Halloween for most children, but excessive candy consumption can be harmful to a child’s dental and physical heath. Halloween doesn’t have to be a sugar-laden free-for-all. There are many ways to limit your child’s sugar…

The Benefits of Good Oral Hygiene

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Brushing and flossing regularly can keep your teeth and gums healthy and your smile bright, but good oral hygiene benefits more than just your mouth. When you take care of your teeth and gums, you’re taking care of your whole…

World Smile Day – The Importance of a Smile

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The first Friday in October every year is designated World Smile Day, a holiday that was initiated by the inventor of the iconic yellow smiley face, commercial artist Harvey Ball. The Smile Foundation that was created in his memory strives…

Toothbrush Care

  Although your toothbrush might look clean when it sits on the ledge of the sink, the bristles could actually be contaminated with microbial organisms that came from your mouth. Those can live on the bristles for weeks. Fortunately, there…

Dental Care: Take Charge

Your teeth and mouth are an extremely important part of your body. If you don’t take care of oral health, you may experience a range of problems from difficulty and pain when trying to eat and talk to severe inflammation,…