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The Hidden Benefits of Figaro Crowns

When business owners consider what products to carry in their office or stores, they often think about the differences using a cost/benefit analysis. The same can be said of pediatric dental crowns, where dentists generally tend to think in terms of cost vs. benefit. The questions dentists tend to ask are: “does this crown serve its purpose or work well for my patient” and “is the cost worth me carrying a particular brand over another?” Some might go a little further into the benefit analysis, but generally dentists tend to weigh these two questions more than others. In an ideal world, most dentists would like to carry the best products, while also creating the best value for their patients and...

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What Should Kids Eat for Oral Health?

Food and Your Child's Teeth - The Good, The Bad, and The Cavity-Causing We know it can be tough for parents to get picky eaters to finish dinner, much less avoid cavity-causing foods. On top of that, it can be hard to keep track of which foods to avoid and which to include. That’s why we’ve created a quick list of food do’s and don’ts for healthier teeth.   What to Avoid Hard Candy – Eating too much candy puts your child’s teeth at risk for developing cavities. According to Live Science, this is due to the sugar content. When mouth bacteria eats sugar, it creates an acid that mixes with saliva. That mixture creates plaque, and too much plaque...

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Teaching Good Dental Habits Early

Adults have all heard the gentle reminders from the dentist: use fluoride, floss daily, brush your teeth morning and night. These habits can be hard to keep up with if you’re out of practice. Teaching good dental hygiene to your child early means increasing their chances of having healthy teeth – and decreases their chances of hearing continual reminders from the dentist! Here’s how you can help your child take care of their beautiful smile. Brush Daily – Morning and Night! As soon as that first tooth pops through your baby’s gums, you should be brushing your child’s teeth (or tooth!). Dentists recommend parents begin to teach their children to brush when they reach the age of 3. From ages...

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