7 Results for tag: cavities

4 Reasons Your Child Has Sensitive Teeth

If your child is complaining about pain in their teeth, it's important to determine if the cause is actual damage or just sensitive teeth. Here are four reasons your child might be telling you their teeth are hurting. More

Fluoride & Kids

Fluoride treatments are a common part of a dental checkup and an important part of your child's dental development. But how exactly does fluoride help keep teeth healthy? What Is Fluoride? Fluoride is a compound containing the natural element fluorine. It works by inhibiting the loss of minerals in tooth enamel and ... More

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Choosing Friendly Foods

Choosing the right foods to keep your teeth healthy can be tricky. Here are some tips on how good nutrition can help maintain healthy dental hygiene for you and your kids.Click here for larger view If you have any questions, please contact us, or call your nearest Jenkins & LeBlanc office to schedule an appointment ... More

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My Child Has a Cavity . . . What Now?

If your child has a cavity, you’re not alone! In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that more than 40% of kids get a cavity in a baby tooth before age 11. These cavities happen for a variety of factors, but a common culprit for kids is sugary foods and drinks. The most important things for you to know ... More

10 Facts About Baby Teeth

When do babies get their first tooth? How much toothpaste should a 2 year old use to brush? Let Jenkins & LeBlanc help answer your questions about baby teeth with these 10 fun facts about your little one's first teeth.Still have questions? Visit our site to learn more about early dental care for your kids, or contact us ... More

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Frequently Asked Questions About Oral Health for Kids

We’re always happy to address your questions and concerns about your child’s oral health. Has it been more than six months since your child’s last appointment? Schedule one today! How often should I have my kids' teeth checked? Regular professional cleanings help prevent both cavities and gum disease. That’s why ... More

Why is Nutrition Important to Oral Health?

Healthy eating is essential for oral health! Nutrition has a direct impact on your teeth and gums. Poor nutrition may lead to tooth decay, cavities, and gum disease. Researchers have also linked oral diseases to diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and premature/low-weight births. Improving your family’s nutrition is a journey; ... More