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Parents’ Guide to Baby Teeth

Children’s smiles certainly light up a room, but it is not uncommon to notice imperfections in those mouths! Don’t be alarmed, baby teeth come in all sizes, shapes, and slants. They are a critical component of every child’s development and more often than not there are logical reasons why baby teeth form the way they […]

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Avoiding Tooth Decay in Children

The dental hygiene habits children learn while they are young can affect them for their entire lives. Teaching good dental care practices to kids is a great way to ensure that they avoid cavities and tooth decay not only during their youth but into adulthood as well. It can, however, be hard to figure out […]

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Proper Brushing Techniques

Brushing our teeth can seem like a pretty mindless task, right? It is something we have all done since we can remember. There is actually a proper technique to go about brushing your teeth. Next time you’re half asleep and aimlessly brushing your teeth, remember these techniques for the best brush possible. When to Brush […]

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Teaching Kids to Floss Properly

We continue to stress the importance of flossing to the overall health of your teeth and gums. Flossing allows you to reach those areas in your mouth and between your teeth that a toothbrush cannot. It breaks up plaque and bacteria buildup that if not treated can lead to tooth decay, gum disease, and other […]

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How to Properly Care for Your Toothbrush

Getting your child in the habit of practicing good oral hygiene is critical and taking care of the toothbrush is just as important as taking care of the teeth. Brushing your teeth is only effective if you have a clean toothbrush to properly get the job done. Rinse After You Use Your Toothbrush Make sure […]

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Why Children Should Avoid Sugary Sports Drinks

With the warm weather fast approaching, kids are looking for juices and energy drinks to cool down. However, even sports drinks such as Gatorade are filled with sugar, leaving kids craving even more sugary treats. Sports drinks such as Gatorade and Powerade are filled with carbs, minerals and electrolytes. These beverages replace water and electrolytes […]

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Tips for Helping Your Child Deal with Sensitive Teeth

Most children try to avoid brushing their teeth at all costs and some kids need to do this because their teeth are much too sensitive. There are several reasons for this but it can be difficult for a parent to determine the root of the issue. Determining what to use for sensitive teeth means you […]

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Why Are My Gums Bleeding?

Bleeding gums typically occur when flossing or brushing teeth and while a small amount of blood may not seem like anything to worry about, when this happens consistently you shouldn’t ignore it. This can happen if pregnant or if you suffer from gingivitis. If you’ve recently changed your oral care routine, your gums could also […]

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Reasons You Need a Dental Checkup

Dental checkups should be done every six months to maintain your oral hygiene. In between dental visits, it’s important to clean your teeth and gums twice a day. Let’s explore what goes on during a dental cleanup and why it’s important. Enamel Removal Even if you scrub your teeth several times a day, you’ll never […]

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Early Warning Signs of Gum Disease

Commonly known as periodontal disease, gum disease is a major cause of tooth loss but it can easily be treated if caught early on. If you notice any of the symptoms listed below, call Lindner Dental and we’ll gladly take a look. Signs & Symptoms of Gum Disease Bleeding gums Red, tender or swollen gums […]

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