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5 Common Myths about Baby Teeth

Best Dentist 4 Kids Presents: 5 Common Myths about Baby Teeth
Along with keeping the Tooth Fairy in business, baby teeth (also known as primary teeth or milk teeth) are temporary teeth responsible for paving the way for a child's permanent teeth.

Developing the dental hygiene habits necessary to keep baby teeth healthy is the first step towards a lifetime of good dental hygiene and happy teeth. That's why we've gathered a list of the top 5 baby teeth myths that every parent should know.

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Celiac Disease & Wheat Allergies: Can Gluten Be A Problem For Pediatric Dental Patients?

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You're A Savvy Gluten Sleuth:

When you or your child are first diagnosed with a food allergy or food triggered auto-immune disease, quarantining yourself and family from the allergen seems daunting, but doable. You remove bread and pasta from your home and diet. Then you begin studying labels, which leads to a lot of Google searches for words like "Bulgar,""Seitan," "Tritical," and "Malt." You inform co-workers, teachers and fellow students; tote and epi-pen; search out alternatives; come to appreciate rice bread...

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Awesome Activities: The ADA's 'Mouth Healthy Kids'

Best Dentist 4 Kids_Blog_MouthHealthyKidsLooking for some fun and educational activities to keep your little ones busy? Then you should take a look at what Mouth Healthy Kids has to offer.

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It's Teething Time! What Parents Can Expect When Baby Teeth Start To Make An Appearance

Your six months into being a new parent and your precious baby has started making a big fuss. You're not quite sure why, but you can tell that your child is uncomfortable. Their fingers are finding their way into the mouth more often and you're noticing a bit more drool lately. Looks like it might be teething time...

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What is Teething?
Teething is defined as the period a baby's first set of teeth (primary teeth) start to break through the gums.

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Do You Have A No Soda Rule? You Should...

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Ice Cold Soda - A refreshing drink on a hot summer day.

An "American Idol" - symbol of western culture the world over.

But soda is just not all it's cracked up to be. Soda can be damaging your children's teeth, and much more...

Did you know that a regular 20oz. can of soda contains 65 grams of sugar? That's the equivalent of putting 22 sugar packets in your morning coffee. We're willing to bet that would make most parents just a bit jittery. Think about the effect this much sugar has on your children...

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