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Help! My Baby’s Teeth Are Turning Black!

A child’s first set of teeth are known as baby teeth, milk teeth or deciduous teeth. There are 20 primary teeth and these are noticeably smaller than adult teeth. The first to erupt is usually the lower central incisor when a baby is around 6 months. The last to grow is the second molar. All…

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Express Yourself With The Color of Your Braces

It’s the day you are finally getting your braces on.  Some people dread this appointment for a number of reasons.  Sometimes it is painful.  You don’t want to look different or draw attention to your teeth.  You don’t want to deal with the difficulty of eating or always wondering if there is food stuck in…

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Movie Monsters Who Should Wear Braces!

Movie monsters have captured our minds and our hearts for many generations. From Dracula to Jabba the Hutt, these sinister creatures continue to provide fright and delight in more ways than one. Ugly faces, glowing eyes, curved horns, sharp claws, and wicked teeth are just some reasons why movie monsters are so successful at making…

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10 Animals That Should Wear Braces!

Have you ever looked at your pet and noticed the depth of emotion on her face? Perhaps you’ve spent a day at the zoo and observed many animals that seem to smile at visitors. I love to smile, and I like to think that animals enjoy it too. Unfortunately, many of the toothy grins I’ve…

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How To Help Your Kids Not Be Scared of The Dentist

Many people seem to have an irrational fear of the dentist. Drilling for cavities can cause some pain but nowadays most other procedures that would cause pain can be numbed beforehand. So, cavities aside, there really shouldn’t be anything scary about visiting the dentist. A typical dental check-up includes sitting in a waiting room for…

Protect Your Teeth from Halloween Candy

Halloween is coming and parents are cringing as they think about all of the candy that will soon be handed out to their children. Parents know that the sugar from Halloween candy will give their kids tons of energy and make them super hyper, only to have them crash and burn a few hours later,…