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How to Choose Healthier Snack Options for Kids

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Palm Beach Gardens and Jupiter, Florida Sugar certainly tastes good, but it is not so good for our teeth. Even though your child may love sweet treats, it is what makes the bad bacteria in their mouth multiply, increasing the risk of tooth decay. We understand that finding healthier snack options for your child can be challenging, and quite exhausting …



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Oral Care Tips for Teething Babies

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Palm Beach Gardens and Jupiter, Florida A teething baby can be challenging for a parent or caregiver, especially when the baby experiences a great deal of pain during the process. It is not uncommon for teething to cause symptoms of irritability, insomnia, fussiness, decreased appetite, and even a low-grade fever. Here are some oral care tips to find relief for …



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Oral Care Without Dental Insurance

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Palm Beach Gardens and Jupiter, Florida Having dental insurance, of course, makes going to the dentist more affordable. However, many people do not have dental insurance, forgoing dental visits altogether, which only makes matters worse. Even if you do not have dental insurance, you should still make going to the dentist a priority. Routine dental checkups and cleanings do a …



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How to Keep Holidays from Wrecking your Teeth

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Palm Beach Gardens and Jupiter, Florida It is natural to splurge during the holidays, but certain seasonal fare can do some significant damage to your oral health. A 2015 report by the National Center of Health Statistics found that 27 percent of Americans between the ages of 20 and 64 years old have untreated tooth decay. Most of that damage …



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How to Keep Your Child Cavity-Free

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Palm Beach Gardens and Jupiter, Florida Although your child’s baby teeth are not going to be around for the long haul, they still play a vital role in growth and development. Baby teeth, also referred to as primary teeth, help your child to articulate words, chew foods to receive adequate nutrition, as well as build their self-confidence. Baby teeth also …



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Is Stress Causing my Teeth to Hurt

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Palm Beach Gardens and Jupiter, Florida Are you currently experiencing sensitivity in your teeth? Stress could be causing the problem. There are a few ways that stress can negatively affect your oral health, leading to sensitive teeth. Teeth clenching and grinding at night is the most common way that stress impacts your teeth. Also known as bruxism, this bad oral …



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Tooth Replacement Options

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Palm Beach Gardens and Jupiter, Florida Having missing teeth can have greater consequences than just affecting the looks of your smile. Living with missing teeth affects your ability to eat well, hinders speech, and affects your health. Over time, those lost teeth create additional stress on your bite, which can cause alignment issues that cause jaw joint pain. Missing teeth …



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Do I Really Need Wisdom Teeth Removed

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Palm Beach Gardens and Jupiter, Florida Wisdom teeth begin just like any other set of teeth in your mouth. As these “third molars” emerge at the back of your mouth, however, they can cause an assortment of issues that can affect your oral health. Wisdom teeth take longer to erupt; typically they do so when a person is between the …



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Is Your Morning Cup of Joe Ruining Your Teeth?

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Palm Beach Gardens and Jupiter, Florida Many Americans enjoy a cup or two of coffee every day. You may even need another cup to get you through that afternoon lull. Either way, did you know that consuming this energizing beverage can be harsh on your teeth? Why is coffee bad for my teeth? Coffee naturally contains tannic acid, which is …