Checkup Daily - Cook Children's online newsroom (Teeth)
2017
February
17,
2017
So I'm standing next to one of my boys playing Foosball on the same side of the table - cause mom needs all the help she can get on this--and I notice the smell. It drifts in and out of range but is definitely a smell and it is bad. I don't want to e...
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February
15,
2017
“Why do baby teeth matter? They fall out anyways, right?” I hear this question on a daily basis at the dental clinic. The truth is that baby teeth DO matter! Primary teeth, or baby teeth, are very important to a child’s physical, emotional, and so...
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January
19,
2017
Did you know that about 30 million children in the U.S. participate in an organized sport program? Sporting activities are a great form of exercise that help with team building skills and promote confidence in youth, but they also pose a great risk t...
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2016
February
19,
2016
Brushing your teeth not only prevents cavities, but it also can help improve your overall health! Good dental health is critical for everyone, regardless of age. It's important to remember that the health of you and your children’s teeth and gums ...
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2015
March
10,
2015
You pick the most annoying noise in the world: a) Nails on a chalk board. b) 6 a.m. alarm clocks. c) Your child’s teeth grinding. Sorry that there’s no “all of the above.” Around 25 percent of kids grind their teeth at some point. It m...
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February
18,
2015
The earlier parents introduce tooth brushing to their child, the earlier a habit of taking care of his or her teeth begins. “Proper dental care actually begins before the baby’s first tooth appears,” said Tonya Fuqua, DDS, director for the Save a ...
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