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ADA Celebrates CVS Oral Health Month In collaboration with CVS Pharmacy’s celebration of CVS Oral Health Month, the Association is providing a major presence at the retailer’s locations and website this September. This presence ...

Dental Health and Orthodontic Problems  Dental Health Twin studies conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show that the average U.S. adolescent of the 1970s had six or seven cavities; his 1990s counterpart, just three. ...

Here is a practical and no-nonsense approach to fighting cavities with diet. We all know that sugar causes cavities, but we need to look at foods that contain carbohydrates and how long they stick to the teeth as a cause also. Here is a snack ...

Fluoride Varnish: What Parents Need to Know ​Healthy gums and teeth are important to your child’s overall health. This is why your child’s doctor will talk with you about good dental habits even before your child’s first ...

How Pediatricians Screen for Autism ​​​Pediatricians start screening your baby for signs of developmental or communication challenges like autism spectrum disorder (ASD) from his or her very first well-child visit. Your pediatrician ...

February is Children’s Dental Health Month! Here are good recommendations from the ADA (American Dental Association) about your child’s oral health from birth, and time to see a dentist at one year old to review development and ...

Most parents are well aware of the importance of taking care of their children’s teeth, so it comes as a shock when they learn their toddlers have cavities during a checkup. Tooth decay among young children is on the rise—and many experts ...

Every child should be seen by a Pediatric Dentist by their first birthday. It’s important to ask your pediatrician for a referral at your child’s one-year check-up. Page Content Pediatric dentists are dedicated to the oral health of ...

You may be missing the benefits of fluoride! Today, more and more people are drinking bottled water. Bottled water contains no caffeine, no calories, and no sugar. Plus, bottled water comes in convenient bottles, easy to carry from home to ...

Halloween is around the corner, which for most children means bags of free candy and a chance to build a stockpile of sweets for the winter. No surprise, Halloween can also present parents with a variety of health and safety challenges. ...