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Early dental care is essential for maintaining good oral health throughout one’s life. Here are some of the key benefits of early dental care:

Hello to our Bridgewater, MA families.!  We are so happy to share this important oral health information with you! Prevention of Dental Issues: Regular dental checkups for children can help identify and address dental issues early on, preventing them from becoming more severe problems. This includes detecting cavities, gum disease, and orthodontic issues. Establishing Good […]

Kicking the Thumb or Finger Habit

Hello to our Bridgewater, MA families.!  We are so happy to share this important oral health information with you!  Kicking the thumb or finger-sucking habit, also known as thumb-sucking or finger-sucking, is a common behavior in infants and young children. It’s a natural reflex that provides comfort and security, but if it persists beyond a […]

3 Ways to Make Oral Hygiene Fun for Kids

Hello to our Bridgewater, MA families.!  We are so happy to share this important oral health information with you!  Making oral hygiene fun for kids is important to encourage them to develop good dental habits from a young age. Here are three ways to make oral hygiene fun for children: Use Fun Toothbrushes and Toothpaste: […]

The Connection Behind Children’s Oral Health & Academic Success

Hello to our Bridgewater, MA families.!  We are so happy to share this important oral health information with you!  There is a strong connection between children’s oral health and their academic success. This connection may not always be immediately apparent, but it has been well-documented through research and studies. Here are some key points to […]

Things to Know About Cavities

Hello to our Bridgewater, MA families! We are so happy to share this important oral health information with you! Cavities in kids, also known as dental caries or tooth decay, are a common oral health issue that parents should be aware of. Here are some important things to know about cavities in children: 1. Causes: […]

How Long Does It Take for Adult Teeth to Grow In?

Hello to our Bridgewater, MA families.!  We are so happy to share this important oral health information with you!  The timeline for adult teeth to grow in can vary depending on the specific tooth and individual factors. In general, the process of adult teeth growing in typically spans several years, beginning in childhood and continuing […]

Importance of a Child’s First Dental Visit

Hello to our Bridgewater, MA families.!  We are so happy to share this important oral health information with you!  The importance of a child’s first dental visit cannot be overstated. It plays a crucial role in establishing good oral hygiene habits and promoting lifelong dental health. Here are some key reasons why a child’s first […]

What to do when a baby tooth won’t fall out

Hello to our Bridgewater, MA families.!  We are so happy to share this important oral health information with you!  When a baby tooth won’t fall out naturally, it’s important to address the situation properly to ensure the adult tooth can grow in properly. Here are some steps you can take: Be Patient: Sometimes, baby teeth […]

Flossing for Babies and Children

Hello to our Bridgewater, MA families!  We are so happy to share this important oral health information with you!  Flossing is an important aspect of oral hygiene for people of all ages, including babies and children. Proper oral care from a young age can help prevent dental issues and establish good dental hygiene habits for […]

How to Have a Tooth-Friendly Halloween

Hello to our Bridgewater, MA families!  We are so happy to share this important oral health information with you!  Having a tooth-friendly Halloween is possible without sacrificing all the fun and treats associated with this holiday. Here are some tips to help you and your family enjoy Halloween while keeping your teeth healthy: Avoid Sticky […]