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A Quick Guide to Avoiding Cavities

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No one likes the time and pain associated with cavities, especially children. Even though Dr. Dixon has many great options to help this process go smoother, cavities are still no fun. To help prevent these dreaded cavities here are five Continue Reading →

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Children’s Bleeding Gums

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Have you ever noticed that your child’s gums bleed easily? Although not always the case, excessively bleeding gums may be a sign of gingivitis. The first important step after noticing gum bleeding is to contact your dentist. If there is Continue Reading →

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The History of Toothpaste

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Did you know that toothpaste throughout history included ingredients such as dried flowers, pepper, burnt bread, and charcoal? It seems strange to say the least, but some of these ingredients actually proved to be somewhat effective in preventing bad breath. Continue Reading →

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Dental Sealants for Kids

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For cavity-prone kids, going to the dentist can be a nightmare. Thankfully, dental sealants are a permanent solution to painful traditional fillings and can prevent cavities in kids and adults. Cavities are a common type of tooth decay in patients Continue Reading →

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Dental Issues in Children with Health Conditions

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Children can develop dental problems as a result of a preexisting health condition or from treatments, therapies or medicines. If your child has special health concerns, it may affect the following: How teeth and oral structures form How the calcium Continue Reading →

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