Your children deserve a healthy smile that will last them a lifetime. The healthier their smile is the more likely they are to not have problems with cracked or broken teeth in the future. They will not miss school due to dental emergencies and their dental visits will be surrounded with positivity. Brushing and flossing regularly from a young age is an important habit to create. But there is more to good dental health than just brushing and flossing. Your children’s regular dental visits every 6 months can prevent problems from becoming worse. Even more important than that, by planning and keeping these visits you will most likely save money at the same time. Prior to this New Year, you may have paid a certain amount to insurance to cover dental visits and other procedures. By the end of the year however, remaining money goes away if you do not use it. These are benefits you have already paid for but instead of using these benefits your children may miss out on dental procedu
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There are plenty of options for delicious foods your children may want to consume over the holiday season. But some Holiday foods are not healthy for their bodies or their smile. Evaluate this list of food to determine which changes you can make this holiday season to improve your student’s smile for a lifetime. 1. Avoid mash potatoes. The white, starchy potatoes mix with the bacteria already present in your smile. The longer the food stays on the surface of the teeth cause decay and other problems. 2. Avoid the chips. Chips stick to the teeth and can be difficult for children to remove from the surface of their teeth. 3. High sugar drinks. Encouraging your children to drink water during the holiday season can remove any food that is stuck on their teeth in between brushing and flossing sessions. Drinking high sugar drinks hold the potential to decrease the health of their smile. 4. Bread based products. The bread becomes sticky after a short amount
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Not knowing can increase your anxiety level when you are taking your children to the pediatric dentist for the first time. Dr. Fuller and his team are committed to helping build a positive relationship with your children in order to create a lifetime bond. Here are 4 of the most common questions asked. 1. What is the difference between a regular dentist and a pediatric dentist? a. A pediatric dentist takes classes in how to help and support children in the dental field. Their training usually consists of an extra two to three years in order to ensure they are prepared to provide the best dental care for your child. 2. When should the first visit to the dentist be? a. It is important to promote healthy dental habits from an early age. Visiting the dentist right after their first tooth has erupted not only helps to create that relationship but it ensures there are no major dental problems underneath their gums. 3. Do I brush my baby’s gums?