Dangers of Teething Jewelry

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In recent years, the trend of using special necklaces, bracelets, and other jewelry designed for chewing has become a ready source of relief for parents of teething toddlers or those with special needs. The problem is that, recently, the FDA has...

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February is National Children's Dental Health Month


Typically the month that celebrates love, history, and heart health, February is also National Children’s Dental Health month, sponsored by the American Dental Association (ADA). At Children’s Dental Health, our dentists and staff are taking this...

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The Alarming Trend of DIY Dentistry

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The cinnamon challenge...eating Tide pods...the internet has delivered a number of unhealthy viral trends that fill kid's social streams with bad ideas. Recently, a new trend is gaining in popularity—one that combines the empowering appeal of a...

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Fighting the flu? Winter Wellness Begins with Good Oral Hygiene

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It’s that time of year again, and we aren’t referring to gifts under a tree, lights on a menorah, or visions of sugar plums dancing in children's heads. It’s the start of flu season, where millions begin to contract colds and respiratory...

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5 Myths About Your Children's Teeth

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A big part of any parent’s life is sifting through a mountain of advice from friends, family, and online sources to find the best way to raise a healthy, happy child. Sometimes, these sources mean well but can be a source of confusion or...

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Tooth-Healthy Recipes

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The holidays are a time to be with family and friends to share the joy and warmth of the season. These gatherings are often full of delicious meals and treats that help make the season bright, but can have the opposite effect on your teeth!Since...

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Protecting Your Child's Teeth During Sports

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Playing sports is a great way for your kids to get exercise and socialize with their peers. As much fun as a new sport may be for your little one, young athletes are at a higher risk for sports-related injuries. With fall sports in full swing,...

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What causes cavities and why do my kids keep getting them?

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Dr. Sara Toema, D.D.S. from our South Philadelphia office addresses one of the most common questions our doctors receive.

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Connecting Oral Health to Student Success

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As a parent getting ready to send your child back to school, you’ve likely purchased new clothes and school supplies, but have you thought about your child’s teeth? Parents are usually surprised to learn that their child can support their journey...

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Lose the Sports Drinks: Healthy Summer Hydration Starts Now!

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Summertime often means plenty of sports and activities for kids. Your child is more than likely exerting themselves in hot and humid weather and keeping them hydrated is a major concern. Some parents may turn to...

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