How to Help your Child Prepare for Dental Work

Your child has his/her regular cleaning/check-up and the dentist mentions that he/she has a cavity, or needs an extraction of a baby tooth. There are many hard times as a parent, and this is definitely one of them. The good news is that as the parent, you can help make this experience feel like “no big deal” with a few easy steps. Step 1: Explain only what is necessary for…

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10 Fun Dental Facts

Fun facts about the mouth and dentistry! The enamel that covers the top of your tooth is the hardest substance in the human body Children have 20 baby teeth and adults have 32 permanent teeth If you don’t floss your teeth, your are missing 40% of your tooth enamel The average American spends 38.5 total days brushing their teeth over a lifetime Children laugh about 400 times a day, adults…

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