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What is fluoride?

Posted 6 days 8 hours ago
What is fluoride?
What is fluoride? The American Dental Association calls fluoride “nature’s cavity fighter.”  Fluoride is a compound that contains fluorine, which is a natural element that can be found in water such as rivers, lakes and oceans.  Dentists agree that fluoride, if used in small amounts each day, can help prevent tooth decay. Oral health products such as toothpaste,...
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Why Choose a Pediatric Dentist?

Posted 2 months 2 weeks ago
Why Choose a Pediatric Dentist? Mothers often spend time looking for a pediatric doctor, learning what to expect during the first year, and how to potty train.  Women get pamphlets in the mail about formula, diapers, and the importance of routine check ups.  But what about your child's teeth? If you are like most parents you just figure you will take your child to your family...
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At what age should I first take my child to the dentist?
Children who visit the dentist before age one have 40 percent lower dental costs in their first five years than children who do not see a dentist prior to their first birthday. AAPD.org2   “At what age should I first take my child to the dentist?” That is arguably the most common question pediatric dentists hear from new mothers. The American Association of Pediatric...
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