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Pediatric Dental Care For Your Child’s Healthy Smile
... The benefits of pediatric care from Sunnyside Dentistry for Children: Commitment to treating the specific needs of all children State-of-art technology Friendly, comfortable atmosphere Preventative dental care and education Set your child up for a lifetime of good dental health with regular dental visits and excellent oral hygiene at Sunnyside Dentistry for Children...

Landing Preventative Dentistry
Preventative Dentistry: Achieving Your Healthiest Smile Starts Here Preventative dentistry emphasizes the importance of good daily oral hygiene and regular check ups with your Clackamas dentist to prevent tooth decay and other dental diseases...

BENEFITS OF FLUORIDE
...Risk for decay is reduced even more when fluoride is combined with a healthy diet and good oral hygiene...

Yellow Teeth in Children
...Parents who meticulously brush their children's teeth and try to use good oral hygiene are often shocked to find that their child's teeth are yellowing or are starting to get yellow...

Kristin Cavallari and the Mystery of the Bathroom Sink
...A change in the environment inside the mouth — like inadequate oral hygiene, to use one example — can cause the harmful types to flourish...

Reality Star Kept His Eyes on the Prize: New Teeth!
...But with regular dental exams and good oral hygiene on your part, bridgework can last many years...

Pediatric Dentistry in Oregon City, OR
... At this important visit we will check the baby teeth for early cavities, show you how to care for a young child's mouth properly, go over your child's developmental milestones, and discuss the importance of good oral hygiene...

Straightening Teeth can Lead to a Better Smile and Better Oral Health
...After that, we can discuss your orthodontic options for not only correcting your smile, but improving your oral hygiene which can have a pronounced improvement in your oral health as well...

How to Instill Good Oral Health Habits in Children
...When it comes to oral health, you can! Practicing good oral hygiene is actually one of the easier habits to instill...

Protecting Children's Teeth From Decay With Sealants
...Sealants can help, but only when coupled with other measures — and a good habit of oral hygiene...

School/Daycare Presentations
Our staff will bring fun informative games and activities to help teach children about good oral hygiene and visiting the dental office...

Overcoming Dental Care Obstacles in Children With Chronic Diseases
...In addition, many chronic conditions involving behavior, such as autism, attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or intellectual disabilities, may inhibit the child’s ability to cooperate with or even perform daily oral hygiene...

John Stamos, Britney Spears, and How to Relax During Dental Treatment
...On the hit television show Glee, Stamos played a dentist who made sure the glee club members cleaned up their act when it came to oral hygiene — though perhaps he used a bit too much anesthesia to achieve this admirable goal...

Actress Florence Henderson Shares Her Secrets for Keeping Your Natural Teeth as You Age
...” Similar to the great advice “Carol Brady” shared on television, Henderson's advice on oral hygiene is spot-on...

Four Tips for Preventing Premature Loss of Baby Teeth From Tooth Decay
... Here are 4 tips for preventing tooth decay in primary teeth: Begin daily oral hygiene when teeth first appear...

Introducing the Royal Baby...and His New Teeth!
... And don’t forget the first visit to the dentist, which should take place by age one! Even at that early age, we’ll make sure your child (and you) feel comfortable in the dental office, and help you get started with the best oral hygiene practices...

Actress Katherine Heigl Straightened Her Smile with Invisalign Clear Aligners
...Successful orthodontic treatment for adults depends on good periodontal health (“peri” – around; “odont” – tooth), and the best way to keep your gums and the underlying bone that supports your teeth healthy is to keep up an effective daily oral hygiene routine...

Nancy O'Dell on Making Oral Hygiene Fun for Kids
...” Seems like this savvy mom is on to something! Just because good oral hygiene is a must for your child’s health and dental development, that doesn’t mean it has to feel like a chore...

Beyonce Makes Flossing a Family Affair
...taken-by=beyonce We’re happy that this clip highlights the importance of helping kids get an early start on good oral hygiene...

Sofia Vergara: 'Obsessed' With Oral Hygiene
... Even if you are meticulous about your daily oral hygiene routine at home, there are plenty of reasons for regular checkups...

Baby Your Teeth and Gums During Pregnancy
... Periodontal (gum) disease results from the buildup of bacterial plaque on tooth surfaces in the absence of good oral hygiene...

What Is A Baby Tooth Worth?
...) But if you’ve been keeping up with parenting news lately, you may have come across an even more jaw-dropping fact: According to a survey by the Sunstar group, a maker of oral hygiene products, when the tooth fairy makes a pickup in New York City, she (or her parental surrogate) leaves an average of $13...

Tom Hanks' Abscessed Tooth Gets Cast Away
...But if you do have a tooth that can’t be saved, we promise we won’t remove it with an ice skate! The best way to prevent an abscess from forming in the first place is to practice conscientious oral hygiene...

Even Celebrities Like Jennifer Lawrence Aren't Immune From Bad Breath!
... Finally, maintaining excellent oral hygiene is a great way to avoid bad breath...

Fast Food Chains Take One Small Step for Kids' Teeth
... What else can you do to help keep your child’s oral hygiene in tip-top shape...

Know What to Expect During Your Child's 'Baby' Teeth Phase
...Preventing tooth decay with daily oral hygiene and regular office visits and cleanings (with possible sealant protection) is a priority...

Dental Sealants in Oregon City, OR
...Poor oral hygiene and diet can affect sealant retention, but you can expect a properly cared for the sealant to last for years...

Help 'De-Stress' Your Child's Dental Visits with these Tips
...So be sure you practice what you preach: daily oral hygiene, a dental-friendly diet and, of course, your own regular visits to the dentist...

Beyond Their Marketing Claims, Most Toothpastes are Surprisingly Similar
... If you would like more information on toothpaste and other oral hygiene products, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

Expert Advice: Vivica A. Fox on Kissing and Oral health
Is having good oral hygiene important to kissing...

Children with Chronic Health Conditions may Need Extra Dental Care
... Ineffective oral hygiene...

Take These Measures to Lower Your Child's Tooth Decay Risk
...That’s why you should begin oral hygiene as soon as you notice their first teeth...

FAQs About Pediatric Dentistry
... Yes, it’s important to start a daily oral hygiene routine as soon as the first baby tooth appears — usually sometime between six and nine months of age...

Fluoride Treatment
... The amount of fluoride you need varies according to your particular risk for decay, which is determined by many factors: your body's own biochemistry, your diet, the amount of fluoride you come into contact with daily, and the effort you put into your own oral hygiene...

Dental Sealants
...In fact, good nutrition and oral hygiene can start right away...

Fillings
...And remember, tooth decay is a very preventable disease; with good oral hygiene and professional care, you can make your most recent cavity your last! To learn more about fillings and other available treatment options, call Sunnyside Dentistry For Children in Clackamas, OR at (503) 855-5100...

Support Your Child's Dental Development with Preventive Care
... That starts first and foremost with early oral hygiene practices...

How Do Sealants Work?
...Properly brushing and flossing is difficult even for adults and some children may not yet have developed their best oral hygiene skills...

Sealants Provide a Little Extra Protection for Children at High Risk for Decay
... Your focus, of course, should be on preventing decay through good oral hygiene practices, a healthy diet low in foods with added sugar and regular office visits for cleaning and checkups...

What You Can Do to Support Your Child's Dental Development
...For instance, begin oral hygiene practices before their first teeth come in...

The Benefits of Fluoride Treatment
... Fluoride Treatments and Pediatric Dentistry in Clackamas, OR In addition to working with your child to help them develop good brushing techniques and oral hygiene habits early, there are a few dentistry services available to help protect their teeth from cavities and decay...

How Big Bang Theory Actress Mayim Bialik Gets Her Kids to Floss
...Here are some other oral hygiene tips you can try at home: Brush to the music — Plenty of pop songs are about two minutes long… and that's the length of time you should brush your teeth...

How to Keep the Cavity Monster Away this Halloween
...Relax! According to experts like the American Dental Association, it’s OK to let kids enjoy some sweet treats on special occasions like Halloween—especially if they have been taking good care of their oral hygiene all year long, by brushing twice each day and flossing once every day...

Although a Challenge, Chronically Ill Children Need Tooth Decay Prevention
...Chronically ill children are often at higher risk for tooth decay, most commonly due to challenges in practicing effective oral hygiene...

Practice Daily Oral Hygiene to Prevent Calcified Plaque Formation
...Because of this direct link between plaque and/or calculus and dental disease, we encourage everyone to perform two important oral hygiene tasks every day...

Could Dental Sealants Help My Child's Smile?
... Caring for Dental Sealants Practicing good oral hygiene habits at home can help your child’s dental sealants last as long as possible...

4 Things You Should be Doing Now for Your Baby's Long-Term Dental Health
...Start oral hygiene now...

Take Steps to Treat Chronic Mouth Breathing as Early as Possible
Many things can affect your child’s future dental health: oral hygiene, diet, or habits like thumb sucking or teeth grinding...

Primary Teeth are Critical to Future Dental Health and Worth Preserving
...We can help primary teeth last for their intended lifespan by preventing tooth decay with daily oral hygiene or clinically-applied sealants and topical fluoride...

3 Surprising Sugar Sources Your Baby Might be Consuming
...Besides daily oral hygiene and regular dental visits, the most important thing you can do is deprive bacteria in your baby’s mouth of sugar through limiting their consumption of it...

Dental Care of Prime Importance for Children with Special Health Needs
...Besides the treatment focus, children with special healthcare needs may have physical, mental or behavioral limitations that can make it difficult to keep up with oral hygiene and care...

A Partnership With the Dentist Will Help Your Child's Teeth Develop Normally
... For you that means first and foremost keeping up your child’s regular oral hygiene practice...

3 Things You Can Do to Help Your Child Avoid Tooth Decay
...Start oral hygiene early...

Healthy Oral Hygiene Habits for Your Child
... Healthy dental habits are key A major weapon in the fight against tooth decay is practicing excellent oral hygiene habits...

Keep up Regular Dental Care While You're Pregnant
...Be sure you’re practicing good oral hygiene habits like daily brushing and flossing...

Instill Good Dental Habits in Your Child as Early as Possible
...Practice and teach daily oral hygiene...

Does My Child Need Fillings?
... Even though your child’s baby teeth will be replaced, it’s very important that you help them with their oral hygiene...

4 Things to Do to Keep Your Child's Dental Development on Track
...Start oral hygiene before teeth...

Kids, Cats and Canines: Dental Development Through the Ages
...So be sure proper attention is paid to your child’s oral hygiene: That means avoiding sugar, and remembering to brush and floss every day...

Overview and General Tips
...From proper oral hygiene habits (it's never too early) to eating healthy foods, you can play an important part in laying the groundwork for your child's oral health and overall appearance later in life...

Your Child's First Dental Visit
...All the more reason to start your baby on a lifetime of good oral hygiene at an early age...

Gingivitis/Gum Disease
...Poor oral hygiene in children could set the stage later on for gum disease - the major cause of tooth loss in adults...

Teeth Whitening
...This type of staining can sometimes be removed by good oral hygiene or professional cleaning...

All About Braces
... Oral hygiene is extremely important during the treatment phase of orthodontia...

The Preventive Program
...At the initial visit oral hygiene instructions are reviewed and are reinforced at subsequent recall visits...

Medication and Heart Disease
...That’s why it’s critical to practice good oral hygiene to keep infections at bay—this includes a daily regimen of brushing, flossing and rinsing...

What is Tooth Decay?
... Simple Preventative Measures The two best defenses against tooth decay and gum disease are a healthy, well-balanced diet and good oral hygiene, including daily brushing with fluoride toothpaste, flossing and rinsing...

Seniors and Oral Health
... In fact, there's usually no reason for you NOT to keep your teeth your entire life, providing you maintain a healthy balanced diet and practice good oral hygiene...

Bad Breath (halitosis)
...If your bad breath persists even after good oral hygiene, there are special products your dentist may prescribe, including Zytex, which is a combination of zinc chloride, thymol and eucalyptus oil that neutralizes the sulfur compounds and kills the bacteria that causes them...

Canker/Cold Sores
...A healthy diet and good oral hygiene are usually the best remedy, but some special rinses and anesthetics can help...

Cavities and Tooth Decay
... Preventing Cavities The best defense against cavities is good oral hygiene, including brushing with a fluoride toothpaste, flossing and rinsing...

Diabetes
... As with any condition, good oral hygiene, including regular brushing, flossing and rinsing, as well as the proper diabetic diet, will go a long way in preventing needless problems...

Dry Mouth
...Of course, there is no substitute for regular checkups and good oral hygiene...

Oral Cancer
...Maintaining good oral hygiene, and regular dental checkups, are highly recommended...

Braces (Orthodontia)
... Daily oral hygiene such as brushing, flossing and rinsing are a necessity...

Flap Surgery
... A pocket reduction procedure is recommended if daily at-home oral hygiene and a professional care routine cannot effectively reach these deep pockets...

Implants
...In all cases, dental implants require strict oral hygiene...

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