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July Tooth Brushing Chart

July calendar

The month of July is when we celebrate the independence of the U.S.A. but that doesn't been our kids are ready to brush their teeth independently. Remember to help brush your children's teeth until they can tie their shoes by themselves or write cursive (around age 7). 

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May Tooth Brushing Chart

Having a reward chart for a targeted behavior (like brushing twice a day) is a great way to form good habits in children. Our May chart is ready to download!

To save and download May calendar, click here!

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Let’s Talk About Child Abuse Prevention Dr. Christina Ramirez

While April is known for showers and spring flowers, it’s also National Child Abuse Prevention Month.  President Barack Obama issued a Presidential proclamation in 2016 saying, “During National Child Abuse Prevention Month, we recommit to giving every child a chance to succeed and to ensuring that every child grows up in a safe, stable, and nurturing environment that is free from abuse and neglect.” 2019’s theme is “Strong and Thriving Families.”  You may have noticed blue pinwheels while you’re out and about: these are a symbol for child abuse prevention.

I know that this is a difficult topic, but it is a really important one and something we should be talking ...

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April Tooth Brushing Chart

Download April's tooth brushing chart to make sure your family's teeth are being spring cleaned twice a day.

To save and download April calendar, click here!

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Silver Diamine Fluoride or SDF with Dr. Christina Ramirez of Tiny Texans Pediatric Dentistry

Silver diamine fluoride (SDF) is a minimally invasive way to treat cavities and is easily the biggest innovation for pediatric dentistry in the US in decades. It’s been used in other countries in Europe, Japan, Australia, etc., for a long time. The FDA approved it for use in 2014, and it became commercially available in 2015. SDF is a new treatment to option for the medical management of cavities.

Cavities are caused by bacteria (S. mutans) in the mouth. The bacteria feed on simple carbohydrates and release acids that eat away at teeth. Brushing and flossing help clean away the bacteria and prevent them from causing decay to your teeth. Silver ...

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