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  • Avoid These 3 Unhealthy Snacks to Keep Your Kids’ Teeth Strong

    As you may well know, being a parent is extremely rewarding. Sure, you might lose sleep but you probably slept enough in your younger years. You get to raise your children and have fun with them as they grow into responsible adults. Even the arguments can be fun because you both can learn and grow from them. One of the trickiest parts of being a parent is raising kids who know the importance of pr...
  • These Popular Foods and Drinks Will Ruin Your Kids’ Teeth

    As a parent, it’s your responsibility to make sure your kids’ teeth are healthy and strong throughout their entire childhood. Although the most important thing you can do to assist your kids with their dental issues is to regularly visit your family dentist, the next step is to make sure that you’re not buying too many foods and drinks that cause serious teeth problems. Again, consult wit...
  • 3 Parenting Mistakes That Will Ruin Your Kids’ Smile

    Being a parent can be extremely rewarding, but it can also be very difficult. Everyone raises their children different, which is fine, but there are certainly a few mistakes that you should not implement into your parenting routine. For instance, don't teach your kids to hit because they will hit. Don't break the law in front of them because they will break the law, too. And don't be a horrible pe...
  • How much do you know about your baby’s teeth?

    Human teeth are fascinating, don't you think? They are the hardest human body part, and in fact, pieces of teeth often survive cremation. Like most mammals, we have baby teeth, or what biologists call deciduous teeth. Unlike our biological brethren however, ours don't appear in the mouth at birth. The teeth are growing, but typically don't appear in the mouth for six to twelve months. All About B...
  • Make Your Child’s Easter Basket a Little More Tooth Friendly with These Tips from Your Loudoun County Pediatric Dentist

    Easter means lots of things for lots of people, but for the average American child, it means he’ll consume 5.5 pounds of chocolate. Yes, five-and-a-half pounds. From where we, as your Loudoun County pediatric dentist, stand, that’s just way too much sugar for your child’s growing teeth — especially in such a short period of time — and places him at greater risk for tooth decay and caviti...