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Is Fruit Juice the Better Option for Your Child’s Teeth?

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We all know that sugar is bad for our teeth. But what about juices that don’t have added sugar and are 100% juice? Many parents choose this juice for their kids thinking it’s the better option. Of course, juice is more nutritious than soda or energy drinks. However, how good is 100% fruit juice for your child’s teeth? Here we discuss why you should be wary and still limit consumption of juices, especially when it comes to your child’s smile.

An article by Dr. Sowmya Kanumilli. Originally published by Your Dental Health Resource.

Read the full article here: IS FRUIT JUICE THE BETTER OPTION FOR YOUR CHILD’S TEETH?

Gum Disease in Children: Signs, Effects & What to Do

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Gum disease isn’t just for adults. It can affect kids of any age who have either their primary or adult teeth. The beginning stage is gingivitis, which can progress to more advanced stages of gum disease if not treated. Ensuring your children take care of their teeth is one way to prevent gum disease, but this sneaky oral health problem can often happen before parents realize the signs. Here are the signs of gum disease in children as well as how it will affect your child and what you can do!

An article by Dr. Sowmya Kanumilli. Originally published by Your Dental Health Resource.

Read the full article here: GUM DISEASE IN CHILDREN: SIGNS, EFFECTS, AND WHAT YOU CAN DO

Helping Your Child Overcome Dental Anxiety

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For some children, going to the dentist is a treat. They get a sparkly clean smile, special attention from the dentist and their staff, and they usually get to go home with a new toothbrush, toy, or treat afterwards. For other children, going to the dentist is an unfamiliar experience that can generate a lot of anxiety.

In this article written by Dr. Kanumilli, she explains how feeling some nervousness before going to the dentist is normal for both kids and adults, but there are things you can do to help your child overcome their dental anxiety!

Originally published by Your Dental health Resource. Read the full article here: HELPING YOUR CHILD OVERCOME DENTAL ANXIETY