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Important Minerals & Vitamins For Children’s Teeth

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Brushing and flossing are just the start of maintaining the health of your child’s teeth and gums. There are several vitamins and minerals — other than fluoride — that are essential to oral health. If you’ve been regularly brushing your child’s teeth and they have still been experiencing tooth decay or mouth issues, it’s important […]

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Pediatric Dental Guideline for Children 0-12 Years Old

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As a parent, it can be easy to dismiss the importance of your child’s oral health while they still have their baby teeth or as their permanent teeth are just erupting. Knowing they’ll have another set of teeth that will grow in seemingly downplays the care needed, but your children’s dental health is important, even […]

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Preventing Tooth Decay in Children

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The Importance of Tooth Decay & Cavity Prevention in Children In the way that you as a parent or caregiver want the best for your little one, your child’s dentist wants the best for them too! That’s why the pediatric dentists at Pediatric Dentistry of Central Iowa aim to educate and team up with parents […]

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Why Baby Teeth Are Just As Important As Adult Teeth

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Caring for your child’s teeth starting at a young age is important. Baby teeth need to be healthy to be able to help your child’s dental developmental skills early on in their life. Even though baby teeth end up falling out or being removed, they are the backbone to strong and healthy permanent teeth. At […]

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Proper Dental Care From Babies To Preschoolers

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Caring for your baby’s teeth from day 1 is important in protecting their dental hygiene for the future. Helping and teaching your children to keep their teeth clean is imperative to avoid tooth decay and many other dental hygiene health problems. Here are some tips on how to keep your child’s teeth clean throughout the […]

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