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The pacifier is a parent’s best friend, but can also wind up being a nightmare. While it’s great for calming upset babies—and helping tired parents get a little sleep—some kids have a hard time giving pacifiers up when they get older, which can be a problem for developing teeth. Using pacifiers for the first year… Read more »
A chat with the Easter Bunny about bunny teeth By Leah Kinney, RDH, MS Have you ever wondered how animals take care of their teeth? As spring begins to take root, I sat down to chat with the Easter Bunny to learn how she keeps her teeth healthy throughout the year. Did you know… Read more »
Choosing a plan can be tough. We lay out the basics to help you decide: Evaluate your needs. Everyone has different dental health needs – including you and the dependents covered under your plan. Individuals with risk factors such as tobacco use or prior cavities will have different needs, and families with children will… Read more »
By Leah Kinney, RDH, MS “My daughter just turned 3 and her first dental appointment is coming up in a few weeks. I had bad dental experiences when I was growing up and always hated seeing the dentist. How do I make sure my daughter has better luck than I did?” First, congratulations! A child’s… Read more »
It’s Dr. Seuss Day! We’re celebrating with our very own Dr. Seuss-inspired poem.