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Foods to Avoid after Dental Sealants

Molar teeth contain pits and crevices that are difficult to clean even with careful brushing and flossing. Food, plaque and bacteria can build up in the crevices and cause tooth decay. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) recommends that children receive sealants on permanent… Continue reading

Are sports drinks harmful to kids’ teeth?

When kids play sports, the most common go-to drink tends to be some sort of sports drink. It’s important for young athletes to replace fluids, carbohydrates, and electrolytes after hard exercise, but if too much is consumed, the high sugar and high acidic content of… Continue reading

How to protect your baby’s teeth from cavities

How to protect your baby's teeth from cavities

Did you know that cavities are caused by germs that are passed from adult to child?