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Why Your Kids Should Floss Every Day

Though dentists advise people to floss every day, less than 70% of adults in the United States floss even once per week! How can children build strong dental habits, if their parents don’t?  Dentists provide pediatric cleanings and x-rays and can guide your child in taking better care of their teeth and gums. They stress… Read more »

How does sugar hurt your teeth?

How Does Sugar Hurt Your Teeth?

Did you know that around 26% of adults in the United States alone suffer from tooth decay? While tooth decay is common in adults, it often starts in childhood and is rooted not only in ignoring dental hygiene practices but also consuming too much sugar. While any pediatric dentist will recommend that children shouldn’t eat… Read more »

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Thumb Sucking: Why Kids Do It, Why It Hurts Teeth, and How to Stop

If you’ve got a little one who toddles around with a hand to the mouth, you can admit there is one thing that has already dreadfully crossed your mind: How do I break this habit? An important thing to remember is that thumb sucking is not only common, but it is completely normal behavior. In fact, it’s… Read more »

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Why Choose a Pediatric Dentist

We’ve been providing childrens’ cleanings and dental care in the Simpsonville and greater Greenville SC area for over twenty years. In that time, we’ve seen more area dental offices offer full-family services, from childhood to adults. For parents looking for a great dentist for their child, weighing which type of dental office to choose is… Read more »