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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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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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How Breastfeeding Helps Prevent A Bad Bite Later In Life

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Palm Beach Gardens and Jupiter, Florida Malocclusion, commonly known as an uneven or “bad” bite, affects millions of Americans causing problems such as jaw joint disorders (TMD), headaches/migraines, painful chewing or biting, crooked teeth, sleep breathing disorders, and more. A recent study in Australia demonstrates how breastfeeding affects one’s long-term health, including dental development, the risk of developing oral diseases, …



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Does My Child Need Braces?

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Palm Beach Gardens and Jupiter, Florida At a certain age, it begins to appear to many parents that nearly everyone in their child’s classroom has braces. When it comes to questions about orthodontics, Jupiter parents have the same question on their mind parents everywhere else do: will my child need them? By the age of 7, according to most dentists, …