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5 Questions to Ask at Your Child’s Back-to-School Dental Visit School will be back in session before you know it. Send your child off to class with a new bookbag, fresh pencils and a healthy smile. Some schools require a back-to-school dental ...

The Truth About Sugary Drinks and Your Smile By Ida Gorshteyn, UCLA School of Dentistry student Sweetened beverages have become a treat that many Americans have every day. The truth is that these drinks are not healthy, especially for our ...

3 Tips for Healthy Summer Smiles Summer sun brings summer fun. While warm months are perfect for spending time together, summer vacation can also throw off your usual dental routine. Here are three ways to prevent summertime tooth decay: Stay on ...

Brushing and Beyond: Key Oral Health Tips for Anyone with a Smile Your oral care needs are as unique as you are. Work with your dentist to create a personalized home oral care routine to protect your oral health, and practice the simple steps ...

Why Little Teeth Matter The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) is bringing the importance of the age 1 dental visit to the forefront with an update to its 2014 “State of Little Teeth Report.” By Ambrosia Brody, Managing Editor ...

Waiting to exhale: Managing sleep apnea for the pediatric dental patient October 1, 2017 By Susan Woodley, RDH, and Lee Somerville, RDH, MS Have you ever listened to a grandparent, parent, or spouse snoring so loudly you couldn’t sleep? No ...

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month   Because developing good habits at an early age and scheduling regular dental visits helps children get a good start on a lifetime of healthy teeth and gums, the American Dental ...

You have a family of smiles to look after and, of course, a budget. The good news is there are several ways to get your whole family the dental care they need for the healthiest smiles around. Obtaining a dental home at a pediatric office by ...

Early Care in Children: The Importance of Establishing a “Dental Home” Joe B. Castellano, DDS Early dental care is essential in establishing and maintaining optimal oral health in children. This is why it is so important for parents and ...

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 ...