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BEING TONGUE-TIED isn’t just an expression; for many people, it’s an actual medical condition, and a similar one is being lip-tied. Grab a mirror and lift your tongue. You will see that we all have thin, stretchy pieces of tissue that connect our tongues to the floor of our mouths …

THE FIRST BABY TOOTH and the first loose tooth are two of childhood’s biggest milestones, and new parents probably have a lot of questions about what to expect and whether it’s time to start worrying. We’re here to give you an easy guide to let you know when incoming baby teeth …

Dental sealants protect our children’s teeth. 40% OF KIDS WILL have at least one cavity(a permanent hole in a tooth) by the time they start school, usually due to poor oral hygiene and eating and drinking lots of sugary things. There is sugar in so much more than just sweet …

HOPEFULLY WE ALL know how crucial daily flossing and twice-daily brushing are for healthy smiles, you need to take care of your teeth and keep them clean. It is important that you remember that the foods children eat are also important for their oral health as they develop. Vitamins Support …

BY THEIR ELEVENTH birthday, 2 in 5 kids will have at least one cavity, but parents can do a lot to keep their child’s teeth healthy. One major culprit of cavities are sugary drinks. Sweet drinks like Kool-Aid, lemonade, cokes, and even fruit juice are culprits for cavities. The worst …