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Importance of a healthy body image

Defining Beautiful: Developing a Healthy Body Image

A healthy body image is critical for self-esteem and development. In today’s digital era, social media has become a key source of daily news and information. Related to that, today’s teens, especially teenage girls, often rely on social media, specifically Instagram and YouTube beauty influencers, to keep up with the trends. There have been numerous…
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Moms talk about braces for kids

Moms Know Best: 4 Mom Bloggers With Something to Say About Braces for Kids

Braces for kids just got easier! One thing is for sure: moms know best. Sound like an adage, or think we are confused with that other line, “Father knows best”? Not necessarily the case. The truth is moms trust other moms, and modern mothers are taking to Facebook and other social media platforms to seek…
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Braces for children

A Parent’s Guide to Braces for Their Child

A Treatment With Lifelong Benefits Over the years, braces have become so common that it’s almost a rite of passage for young teens and preteens. It’s easy to see why they’re so prevalent, as they provide a wide range of lifelong benefits for your child. Straightening your child’s teeth and correcting their overall bite not…
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Difference between pediatric dentistry and orthodontics

Pediatric Dentistry vs. Orthodontics: What’s the Difference?

Understand the terms that help you care for your child’s oral health as they grow. Parents work hard to make sure their children are happy, healthy, and thriving. It’s a rewarding job where you get to make countless memories, from moments that are genuinely hard to moments that are joyful or hilarious. Despite this, parenthood…
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Child Need Pediatric Cosmetic Dentistry?

Why Would a Child Need Pediatric Cosmetic Dentistry?

Cosmetic dentistry isn’t just for adults. Did you know that cosmetic dentistry is an option for your child or teen? Cosmetic dentistry is a category of dental care that focuses mostly on improving the look of a patient’s smile. It is is very popular for adults, but many parents aren’t aware of how it can…
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Celebrate Earth Day!

8 Ways to (Still) Celebrate Earth Day With Your Family

You can celebrate Earth Day without leaving your home! Every year since 1970, April 22nd has marked the day we celebrate Earth. That’s right, this year is the 50th anniversary of our very first celebration of Earth Day! It may feel like we’re too limited in our activities to properly celebrate Earth Day this year,…
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Dental Tips for school aged kids and teens

Dental Tips for School-Aged Kids and Teens – Infographic

For Younger Kids 1. Have fun! Brushing can be fun with a song, a favorite character-themed toothbrush, or a reward. 2. Make it a family event. Make brushing and flossing an activity that’s routinely done together whenever you can. 3. Lend a helping hand. Many experts recommend brushing and flossing your child’s teeth until they…
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girl playing with stuffed animal

Fun Questions About Teeth for Kids

Kids, Teeth, and Fun You’ve got questions too, like how to get your kids excited about teeth. Getting your kids excited about and interested in teeth topics, that may otherwise seem anything but exciting, requires some creativity and excitement on your part. If your kids see you excited and interested, they won’t want to miss…
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funny tooth brush with eyes and mouth and arms and legs

10 Wild and Wacky Facts About Dentistry For Kids

Kids like weird facts. It’s a fact. Spring Break is approaching and soon school will be out for summer! Any school break means more downtime for kids or family travel. So whether you plan to pack up in the van and go on an adventure vacation style or lounge around at home, your kids will…
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