Monthly Archives: March 2016

How important are children’s baby teeth?

Deciduous teeth, also known as baby teeth, have a very important role in your child’s oral health.  Most children have 20 primary teeth by the age of three.  The primary teeth are as important as permanent teeth.   The baby teeth … Continue reading

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Baby bottles and bedtime

Is putting your baby to sleep with a bottle harmful?  Absolutely, when you put your baby to bed with a bottle of formula, milk (including breast milk) or juice; the sugars stay in the mouth, providing “food” for the bacteria … Continue reading

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Tooth decay is preventable

Did you know tooth decay is the single most common chronic childhood disease—five times more common than asthma and seven times more common than hay fever?  The good news is that tooth decay is preventable!  The cause of tooth decay … Continue reading

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