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Back to School Season Is Coming: Here’s How to Make Sure Your Child Eats a Healthy Lunch

dentist Summer is coming to an end, and it won't be long until the school season starts and parents have less control over their children -- specifically, their diets. It's one thing if you pack a lunch for your child each day, but if they're eating food from the cafeteria, it's important to be wary of each day's choices. Eating the wrong foods can hurt not only your children's overall health, but their d Learn More

3 Top Tips to Prepare Your Child for Dental Sedation

pediatric As dental professionals like those at Smilez Pediatric Dental Group have gained advanced training in the proper ways to employ and monitor the use of pediatric dental sedation, its practice is becoming more widespread. Today, as many as 250,000 pediatric dental sedations are performed each year. That being said, it's important for parents to understand their role as well when it comes to pediatric Learn More

Want Your Child to Consume Less Sugar? Try These 3 Sweet Alternatives Instead

pediatric dentists It's no secret that sugar -- one of the things kids love most -- is also one of the most damaging to their teeth. And suffice it to say, sugar is in just about everything, especially beverages. In fact, as much as sports drinks are harmful to your teeth, researchers found that exposure to energy drinks such as Rockstar, Monster®, and Red Bull® resulted in twice as much enamel loss as exposure to s Learn More