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Preventing Tooth Decay In Young Children

Preventing Tooth Decay In Young Children

June 8, 2021

If you’re a new parent, tooth decay is a real concern. Cavities are the #1 most common preventable childhood disease, and kids of any age can develop them. So as soon as your child’s first teeth come out, you need to take steps to protect their teeth. Here are a few simple tips from We Care Dental Care that can help prevent tooth decay in young kids. 

The number one reason I see severe dental decay in toddlers

The number one reason I see severe dental decay in toddlers

May 11, 2021

When I see a child between the ages of two and four in my dental office with severe decay, it is usually from sleeping with a bottle or sippy cup at night. This is known as baby bottle mouth or baby bottle rot. The sugars from the juice or milk get pushed up against the backside of the upper teeth and will sit there for hours, leaving bacteria plenty of time to create cavities.

Why don’t cavities heal if you keep brushing your teeth?

Why don’t cavities heal if you keep brushing your teeth?

May 11, 2021

Cavities usually start in the outer layer of the teeth called the enamel. This outer layer is no longer alive. This is similar to your hair and fingernails that do not naturally heal on their own. The enamel can be treated with fluoride to help strengthen it. Due to the lack of actively dividing cells, lost tooth structure in the enamel can not naturally replace itself.

11 Helpful Tips to Get The Most Out of Your Dental Insurance

11 Helpful Tips to Get The Most Out of Your Dental Insurance

April 29, 2021

While most employers offer dental insurance to their employees, many people do not utilize these benefits to their full potential. It’s almost like signing up for a gym membership but only going once every few months. Here are a few pointers to help you maximize your dental insurance benefits.

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