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  • Caring for children's teeth between ages 6 and 18
    Apr. 8, 2021

    Caring for children's teeth between ages 6 and 18

    Children’s Oral Health

    While oral health care is important from birth, it’s especially critical starting at age 6 when permanent teeth begin to come in. Tooth decay is one of the most common chronic diseases for kids and it’s usually preventable. Cavities and gum disease occur even more frequently as children reach adolescence — with 54% of kids ages 12 to 19 having had, or currently having, cavities.

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  • Tooth Fairy thrifty in the Midwest while other states see over $5 per tooth
    Feb. 23, 2021

    Tooth Fairy thrifty in the Midwest while other states see over $5 per tooth

    Children’s Oral Health

    Regardless of dollar amount, many families have fun anticipating the arrival of the Tooth Fairy to celebrate a lost tooth. Preparing for a Tooth Fairy visit is a great way for parents to educate their children about the importance of good oral health habits like brushing twice a day, flossing daily, eating and drinking tooth-friendly foods and beverages, and visiting the dentist regularly.

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