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Why your Baby needs Oral Care Too

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Erie, Harborcreek and Millcreek, PA If you are a parent, you’ve probably experienced dealing with a teething baby. It can either be really cute and surprising or an absolutely miserable experience for everyone. Some teething babies are in pain and mad about it! Besides love and comfort, what can we do for our teething babies? Because babies can begin getting …

Understanding Dental Sealants

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Erie, Harborcreek and Millcreek, PA Dental sealants are a safe, non-toxic plastic coating for the back teeth or molars. Chewing teeth or molars have tiny grooves and fissures that add to their efficiency, but they also are notorious places for plaque and cavities to develop. Sealants seal over these fissures in the tooth and stop the deepening of the grooves …

silent epidemic affecting our youth

A Silent Epidemic Affecting our Youth

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Erie, Harborcreek and Millcreek, PA If we were to ask you what the most prevalent disease is among children in the U.S., which would be your best answer? Asthma? Diabetes? Obesity? Well, the answer may surprise you. According to the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the number one chronic illness among children in the U.S. is tooth decay or …

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Sippy Cup – Why you Should Skip it

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Erie, Harborcreek and Millcreek, PA Sippy cups are a godsend for parents. But, that’s exactly who they were designed for – the parents. An engineer was fed up with his child spilling juice all over the floor, so he invented the sippy cup. However, these specially designed, leak proof cups are unnecessary for toddlers, and here’s why. Plus, we will …