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  • Mouthguards and Summer Sports
    Jun. 10, 2014

    Mouthguards and Summer Sports

    Children’s Oral Health

    “Take me out to the ball game” has a much better ring to it than “take me out to the dentist,” don't you think? That's why you and your children should always wear a mouthguard when playing any sport or activity – baseball included – that carries a risk of mouth injury. Young athletes are... More »

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  • The Real Game-Winner: Mouthguards
    Sep. 19, 2013

    The Real Game-Winner: Mouthguards

    General oral health

    “Take me out to the ball game” has a much better ring to it than “take me out to the dentist,” don't you think? That's why you and your children should always wear a mouthguard when playing any sport or activity – baseball included – that carries a risk of mouth injury. Young athletes are... More »

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  • Sports and Mouthguards
    Aug. 8, 2013

    Sports and Mouthguards

    General oral health

    Your children need at least 60 minutes of physical activity every day, and sports are a great way to ensure they stay physically fit. However, there are a few precautions that you should take before sending your kids into the field. For example, you should ensure that they are wearing protective gear like helmets, knee... More »

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  • How to Handle Tooth Trauma
    Aug. 6, 2013

    How to Handle Tooth Trauma

    General oral health

    Accidents happen, but quick actions can save smiles As children head back to school, it is important to remember that dental emergencies can happen any time, any place. According to the 2013 Delta Dental Children's Oral Health Survey, 1 out of 10 children ages 10 or 11 have had a tooth emergency such as a... More »

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  • Summertime Safety
    Jun. 4, 2013

    Summertime Safety

    General oral health

    Summer is typically a relaxing time of year, but just because you're taking it easy in the sunshine doesn't mean you can ease up on oral health care. In fact, there are a few things you should be even more vigilant about in the summer. Slather on SPF And we don't just mean your arms... More »

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