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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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What Foods are Good for Teeth?

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Good habits are important, especially for children. The habits we help form for our children can carry with them through their teenage and adult years. What foods are good for our children’s teeth? What foods should be consumed sparingly?   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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How to Motivate Your Children to Floss

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Teaching oral hygiene to children is not always easy. It may take repeated sessions of brushing and flossing to help them understand things like how to hold a brush or floss, apply the right amount of toothpaste, reach all of Continue Reading →

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Preparing Your Child for a Trip to the Dentist

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For young children, visiting the dentist can be a scary proposition. Their visit may include a new place, new people, loud noises, and foreign instruments. Here at Bear Creek Pediatric Dentistry in Medford Oregon, we believe that a child’s visit Continue Reading →

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Toothpaste Debate

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Children’s Toothpaste Debate When we think of putting something in our mouths we usually hope that it will taste good. The same goes for when we are brushing our teeth. It is very important to start children practicing good oral Continue Reading →

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Good Habits Start Young

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Whether they be good or bad, habits can develop early on in young children and stay with them for a long time. When it comes to brushing, habits can make the difference between keeping and losing their teeth. Contrary to Continue Reading →

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