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Sports and Energy Drink Consumption Damages Tooth Enamel

post care | Smilez Pediatric Dental Group While they may sound refreshing, especially after participating in sports activities or after a jog, recent studies suggest that energy and sports drinks can damage tooth enamel, thus elevating your cavity risk. These drinks are especially popular among our younger patients. In the study, researchers analyzed the fluoride content and pH levels of 13 sports and nine energy drinks by soaking toot Learn More

Halloween: Candy, costumes, and more!

fall dental special All Hallows' Eve, more commonly known as Halloween, is a yearly event celebrated on October 31, and one that is anticipated by the young and young at heart all over the world. Some scholars claim that Halloween originated from Celtic festivals that honored the dead or that celebrated the harvest, while others doubt that there's any connection at all to Samhain (a Gaelic harvest festival.) Regardle Learn More

Five Tips for Taking Tots to the Dentist

baby dental care Toddlers are notoriously balky about strangers. But their first dental visit should not be cause for fear and tears. Nor should you assume that getting your toddler to Smilez Pediatric Dental Group is going to involve a full-blown tantrum or Mafia-style bribery. “Honey, don’t worry. We’ll go get ice cream after…” sort of defeats the purpose of making that first dental appointment. These five ti Learn More