Congratulations, Coloring Contest Winners!

We are always amazed at the creativity of our patients! The winners of this year’s coloring contest for National Children’s Dental Health Month are no exception. Thank you to all who entered! We have chosen a lucky winner in each age group to receive a family four pack of movie tickets. Congratulations and enjoy the show! Here are the winning entries for 2012, click to enlarge the photos: Age 0-5…

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Color Your Way To Prizes & Fun!

In honor of National Children’s Dental Health Month, our practice is sponsoring a Coloring Contest for kids of all ages! Simply download the 2012 coloring sheet, have your artist decorate it however they like, and return it to our office by 5:00pm on Wednesday, 2/29. We will hang all the entries in our waiting room (after removing your contact information, of course) for all of our families to enjoy and…

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5 Tips For Healthier Teeth

We believe that children’s dental health issues are preventable. Parents and kids can save a lot of time, money, and discomfort by being proactive and following these 5 tips to help your child’s teeth stay healthy and cavity-free! 1. Help your child brush 2 times per day Let your child try to brush their own teeth, but the parent should then perform a more thorough brushing to help get the…

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Dental Emergencies Part 4: Lip and Tongue Wounds

This is part 4 in a 4-part series during National Children’s Dental Health Month. Check back each Monday in February for more information on what to do with toothaches and infections, broken teeth, and knocked out & missing teeth. The following instructions are to serve as a planning tool – it is still very important to call your dentist immediately for definitive instructions on how to handle a dental emergency. If the…

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Dental Emergencies Part 3: Knocked Out & Missing Teeth

This is part 3 in a 4-part series during National Children’s Dental Health Month. Check back each Monday in February for more information on what to do with toothaches and infections, broken teeth, and wounds on lips and tongues. The following instructions are to serve as a planning tool – it is still very important to call your dentist immediately for definitive instructions on how to handle a dental emergency. If…

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Dental Emergencies Part 2: Broken or Chipped Teeth

This is part 2 in a 4-part series during National Children’s Dental Health Month. Check back each Monday in February for more information on what to do with toothaches and infections, knocked-out teeth, and lip and tongue wounds. The following instructions are to serve as a planning tool – it is still very important to call your dentist immediately for definitive instructions on how to handle a dental emergency. If…

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Dental Emergencies Part 1: Severe Toothache and Infection

This is part 1 in a 4-part series during National Children’s Dental Health Month. Check back each Monday in February for more information on what to do with chipped and broken teeth, knocked-out teeth, and wounds on lips and tongues. Dental emergencies are very common in children and adolescents. Just like any first aid situation, knowledge, planning, and preparation are key to minimizing pain, discomfort and long-term damage. The most…

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