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As a pediatric dentist and a mom, I’m always trying to find ways to make brushing fun for my 2 year old. Here are a few tips that have worked for me: 1. Sing a song- sing to them while you brush. My son loves the alphabet song. 2. Tell them about all the food […]

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Superhero Secrets for a Lifetime of Healthy Smiles! As parents, we have hundreds of decisions to make for our children. One of them is deciding how to care for their oral health. Dental cavities are an epidemic in our youth. It is the #1 most common chronic childhood disease, and it is entirely preventable!  I […]

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They are “Just baby teeth” so why take care of them? If I told you that laying a strong foundation for your child’s oral health would help them have a healthy smile for the rest of their life, wouldn’t you place a larger emphasis into caring for their teeth? Coming from a third world country, […]

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As I walk through the aisles of my favorite stores, I can’t help but notice the sticky, sugary, acid producing gummy multivitamins that many of my patients report using on a daily basis. So why do we as parents purchase them? We all want what is best for our children. We want our children to […]

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We see it all over television and magazines. Celebrities with bright, white, sparkling smiles. We also see our friends showing off their pearly whites in a selfie on social media. A healthy, white smile is very attractive and can give someone the confidence they need to boost their self-esteem.  So, it is no surprise to […]

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