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Is Sparkling Water Bad For Your Teeth?

*This article was published at Mouthhealthy.org and is shared for patient education purposes. Is the satisfying fizz of your favorite sparkling water putting you at risk for tooth decay? Because any drink with carbonation—including sparkling water—has a higher acid level, some reports have questioned whether sipping sparkling water will weaken your tooth enamel (the hard …

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How Face Masks Affect Oral Health

What’s Happening Behind Your Mask: How Face Masks Are Affecting Oral Health During A Pandemic

According to the CDC, face masks can prevent the transmission of the Covid-19 virus, especially those asymptomatic who are unaware of their positive test results. The face mask is a safety measure used to block the respiratory droplets released by those potentially infected individuals. Wearing a face mask comes highly recommended by the experts in …

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Tongue Tie – Breastfeeding, Speech Issues and Beyond: What Every Parent Should Know About Frenectomies

ASK THE EXPERT: Dr Cavan Brunsden, DMD Brunsden – Villa Pediatric Care Center – Rutgers School of Dental Medicine National Lecturer – Autism, Special Needs Dentistry, Dental Practice Management, Airway Dentistry for Infants and Children Pediatric Dentist and Founder – KidZdent.com Q: Do parents come to you often for help with nursing/breastfeeding problems? Dr. Brunsden: Yes, oftentimes …

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Preventing Bad Breath Among Children

The Study In most cases, the main cause of bad breath in children typically includes dental caries or poor oral and dental hygiene. There are other potential contributors to be considered as well such as taking certain prescribed medications or vitamins, malocclusions, a child’s diet, dry mouth, and large tonsils. However, a recent study from in the September issue …

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KidZ Are Already Sweet… They Don’t Need Sugar!

The data of the top-selling beverages marketed to children under 12 years of age was analyzed by expert researchers. All of the nutritional value and factors of each drink was thoroughly investigated from juices to soda and everything in between. Of course, what did researchers discover?  That drink manufacturers simply do not care when it …

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