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Three Sesame Street Videos About Healthy Teeth

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How does your child react when it's time to brush their teeth? Do they have a positive relationship with dental hygiene?

Do they run straight to the bathroom anytime they here, "It's time to brush your teeth?" Are they excited for their next trip to the dentist? Do they love eating healthy teeth friendly snacks?

No matter what you answered, nothing makes dental hygiene more fun than a great song and some familar characters! Check out a few of our favorite dental hygiene videos featuring some of our favorite Sesame Street characters!


 

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Healthy Teeth

Tooth Fairy Approved Snack Time Options

For many little ones, snack time is the most important time of the day! 

Up there with nap time and play time, there are few things that leave our children more excited than snack time. What's even better is that some of the healthiest and tastiest snack time options are also some of the best snacks for nurturing healthy and happy teeth!

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'Laughing Gas' and Giggles: Understanding Pediatric Sedation Dentistry

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If anything, it's a phrase that sounds kind of daunting, but in reality Pediatric Sedation is a safe and simple option that allows even the most hesitant and resistant of little patients to experience a fun and happy trip to the dentist's office.

The key to ensuring that a child leaves each check-up with a smile is to make sure – from the moment they walk through the office door – that they're comfortable.

For most children, this is pretty easy to achieve. A parent in the treatment room and taking the time time "Tell-Show-Do" are usually all it takes.

But for some patients, thanks to a prior experience or other factors, it takes a bit more than this. It's for these patients that Pediatric Sedation Dentistry becomes an option.

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Pediatric Oral Care

4 Reasons Mouthguards Should Be Mandatory For All Contact Sport Student Athletes

It's a fact. All professional contact sport athletes, whether they play hockey, football, soccer, or quidditch, wear mouthguards to protect their teeth from injury. So why are there still schools that don't require the use of a mouthguard in contact sports? Thankfully, many Philadelphia area schools are taking this issue seriously and mandating that mouthguards are an essential piece of equipment for a growing number of sports.

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Not convinced that Mouthguards should be mandatory for all contact sport student athletes? Check out these facts:

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The Skinny on Sippy Cups & Your Child's Teeth

Best Dentist 4 Kids_Sippy1The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recently examined the rise of the sippy cup, and it's contribution to a marked increase in cavities amoung children 2-5 years of age.

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