What’s The Best Sweetner For My Teeth?

May 22, 2019

Here’s how sugar can lead to cavities, and why xylitol is a sugar substitute you should know more about. Too Much Sugar = Cavities  Sugar attracts harmful bacteria to your teeth and creates acid that eats up your enamel. This causes plaque and ultimately cavities, which is why you should limit the number of sugary foods…
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Why Is Water Good For Kids Teeth?

May 1, 2019

We are primarily made up of water. This magical substance that keeps us in peak condition day in and day out for activities like school, homework and playing with family after school. You may be surprised to know that water is also a major part of what keeps our teeth in tip-top shape. Learn more…
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Starbucks – OK For Kids Teeth?

April 17, 2019

Everyone loves Starbucks! From adults driving by to take in a caffeine jumpstart before work, to kids who love to drink sweet drinks as they come home from school. The dental danger here is the sugar hiding in almost every drink you order. Take a closer look below. Sugary Sweetness Problem Cavities can be caused…
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Is the Health of My Childs Gum’s Important?

March 16, 2019

Kid Brushing Teeth

While most people concentrate on brushing only their teeth, they should be looking a little bit lower. Gums are the most overlooked part of oral health. Gum health is essential for that long term, healthy feeling you get right after seeing the dentist. Below you’ll see how having your children’s gums clean and understanding good…
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Should You Pull Out Your Child’s Loose Tooth?

March 1, 2019

This is often a question we receive here at Forever Smiles Pediatric Dentistry. Children’s “baby teeth” can sometimes cling on for far longer than we would like. These hanging teeth can cause slight bleeding at the gums, pain, and sensitivity to cold and hot temperatures. Growing up, it was pretty common to hear about parents…
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Why dental x-ray recommended when my child has never experienced cavities?

July 11, 2018

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Pediatric Dentist will recommend x-ray on a child that has never experienced cavities.  Parents often wonder why their child need the x-ray.  Visually only the top and sides of the teeth can be examined, but to be able to further see the supporting structure or closed contacts between the teeth is only possible via x-ray. …
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