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  • Summertime Sweets Can Be Good for Teeth
    Jul. 12, 2017

    Summertime Sweets Can Be Good for Teeth

    General oral health

    Along with many overall health benefits, sweet-satisfying fruits have benefits for your smile, too! Give these fruits a try this summer: Strawberries are full of gum-building vitamin C. Vitamin C is required for the production of collagen, a protein that maintains gums strength and integrity — and strong gums are an important part of oral... More »

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  • The Tooth Fairy Placed Higher Value on Teeth in 2013
    Feb. 27, 2014

    The Tooth Fairy Placed Higher Value on Teeth in 2013

    Children’s Oral Health

    The Tooth Fairy was a lot more generous in 2013 than the year before, with the going rate for a lost baby tooth rising more than 44% from 2012 levels. Nationally, the average gift for a lost baby tooth last year was $3.50, up $1.08 from the prior year according to The Original Tooth Fairy... More »

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  • Sometimes It's Sweet to Not Share
    Feb. 20, 2014

    Sometimes It's Sweet to Not Share

    General oral health

    Whether talking treats or toys, we're typically taught from a young age that sharing is important. When it comes to items we put in our mouths, though, the best way to show you care is to not share. That's because cavity-causing or gum-disease germs can be passed from mouth to mouth through saliva. Here are... More »

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