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Signs that Your Child has a Healthy Mouth and Teeth: While it is important to know the signs of trouble in your child's mouth and teeth, it can be just as important to know what signs point to strong, healthy teeth. This allows you to know that your child is keeping up with his or her oral health and gives you a baseline so you can recognize the signs of trouble more easily. http://bit.ly/2JSf1QX
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Water wars: The ‘cult-like’ efforts to get fluoride out of America’s drinking supply https://nbcnews.to/2PFFLpZ
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What You Should Know About Xylitol and How it May Help Prevent Dental Cavities: Xylitol is a sugar substitute that has been shown to be good for your child's teeth! Instead of regular sugar which will create acid on the teeth that eat away at the tooth enamel, xylitol is naturally derived from plants. In fact, the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry has acknowledged xylitol as a good way to prevent dental cavities and lowering the levels of acid in the mouth.
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Help Your Child Stay at a Healthy Weight
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Your Child's Nail-Biting Habit & How to Help Them Quit: If your child has a chronic nail-biting habit, you can rest assured that he or she is not alone. In fact, nail-biting is a very common reaction to stressful situations and is a habit that's difficult to stop. However, it's not just your child's nails that will suffer from this habit. His or her dental and general health is also at risk.
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Number of children with rotten teeth rises to 26,000, NHS figures show
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Helping Your Children Prevent Gum Disease & Gingivitis: Luckily, gum disease and gingivitis are both very easy to prevent. The biggest threat to your child's vulnerable gum tissue is bad at-home oral hygiene habits. Even if you believe that you help your children follow an optimal dental hygiene routine, you may want to peruse this article to find tips or tricks to help keep your children gingivitis-free!
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7 Tips for Finding the Best Local Dentist for Children - USA TODAY Classifieds
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Calcium in Milk: What’s the Deal?
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The Impact of Celiac Disease on Your Child's Oral Health: Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder that can cause sufferers to have an intolerance to gluten. When sufferers of celiac disease consume foods that contain gluten, their bodies will not properly absorb the gluten, leading to damage of the small intestine. Most symptoms of celiac disease will be found in the gastrointestinal tract, but there are a few surprising ways that celiac disease can present in your child's oral health.
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