Sports Drinks And Their Impact On Your Child's Teeth

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Many parents give their young athletes sports drinks because they have heard about the many benefits of them. What parents might not know is that sports drinks can be harmful to the teeth and gums. Here are some things to consider before handing your child his or her next sports drink. How Are Sports Drinks Harmful? Sports drinks have a high level of acid and sugars. The acids can eat away at the enamel on the teeth. Read More»

When And Why Young Children Should Go To The Dentist

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Many parents seem to think that their children don’t need to see a dentist until they are two years of age or older. Don’t be one of these parents. When asked how old a child should be when they start seeing the dentist, the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry says as early as when their first tooth comes in and no later than their first birthday. This probably comes as a surprise to countless parents, but there are good reasons to maintain this reply. Read More»