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Teeth. What Are Your Goals?

September 21, 2018

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Before buying your mouthwash, be sure to look for the ADA seal of approval so that you know the claims on the bottle have been tested and verified, and think about what you want to accomplish! If you want to help prevent tooth decay, get a mouthwash that contains fluoride. If you want to get…
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When Can Your Child Effectively Brush Their Teeth?

September 7, 2018

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Did you know that kids don’t have the dexterity to brush their own teeth until they can tie their own shoes? Please take the time to help your child brush their teeth until they are able to do a good job on their own. #DentalFAQ #toothfairynews #wildforasmile #bestofgreeley

Mouth Healthy Lunch

August 30, 2018

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When your child eats a school-supplied lunch, you are putting their oral health in the hands of their school. You can help keep their teeth by packing their lunch with a few mouth healthy foods! Try packing their lunch, and include an apple and yogurt! Both of these foods clean teeth, and improve oral health….
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Protect Your Kid’s Teeth With Mouth Guards During Sports

August 26, 2018

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Does Your Child Play School Sports? Did you know that just under 20% of all sports related injuries occur to children’s mouths? Mouth guards can prevent oral injuries and lower your child’s risk of sustaining serious injuries to their teeth and mouths.

Gum with Xylitol For Your Teeth

August 15, 2018

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Gum is a great way to freshen breath, but did you know that a certain type of gum actually cleans teeth as it’s chewed? Gum sweetened with Xylitol has been proven to reduce decay-causing bacteria, and reduce acids released by the bacteria in plaque. It also stimulates saliva production, which naturally cleans teeth by washing…
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Canker Sores

August 5, 2018

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Canker sores are small, red spots or bumps that can appear on the inside of your mouth. They can be sensitive and cause a burning or tingling sensation. There is no cure for canker sores, but they usually heal in 7 – 10 days. Visit your dentist if you have a canker sore that lasts…
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First Tooth!

August 5, 2018

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First Tooth Do you know how to clean your child’s first tooth? We do! After their first tooth emerges – usually around the 8 month mark – begin to use a toddler’s toothbrush to clean their tooth! Find a toothbrush with very soft bristles, and only use a smear of toothpaste – about the size…
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Which toothbrush should I use?

July 26, 2018

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Toothbrush Both electric and manual toothbrushes are capable of cleaning teeth.  Some people who struggle with one may see better results using the other type.  We’re okay with either as long as you’re using it for 2 minutes twice a day! https://www.wildforasmile.com/blog/2018/08/05/first-tooth/ https://www.wildforasmile.com/blog/2018/10/12/first-dental-visit/ Call today to schedule your child’s first dental visit at 970-980-1616.

About your teeth. Did you know…

July 26, 2018

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About your teeth About your teeth…did you know that your teeth are as unique as your fingerprint? Even identical twins have a different “tooth print”.  https://www.healthline.com/health/dental-and-oral-health/things-you-didnt-know-about-your-teeth Your teeth are like your fingerprint: They’re uniquely yours. This is why dental records are sometimes used to identify human remains. Even identical twins don’t have identical teeth. Bonus…
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Drink More Water. Maintain oral health.

July 11, 2018

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Drink More Water A great way to improve your overall health and to reduce the risk for decay http://www.aapd.org/media/Policies_Guidelines/BP_CariesRiskAssessment.pdf#xml=http://pr-dtsearch001.americaneagle.com/service/search.asp?cmd=pdfhits&DocId=471&Index=F%3a%5cdtSearch%5caapd%2eorg&HitCount=11&hits=51a+51b+5fd+5fe+6ce+6cf+b02+b03+1097+1098+10b6+&hc=394&req=drinking+water is to stay hydrated by drinking water frequently.  Try eliminating sugary juices, sports drinks https://www.wildforasmile.com/blog/2018/10/04/sports-drinks-can-damage-your-teeth/ colas and choose more mouth-healthy options. Water, which helps clean teeth by washing away food debris and acid. Also, drink more milk to fight…
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