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You should encourage the use of a training cup to replace a baby bottle!

Pediatric Dentistry

02/06/2010
Around the first birthday, training cups should be introduced to “train” a baby to graduate from a bottle to a cup. The use of a training or sippy cup will provide an easier transition for the child when going from the bottle to a regular cup. A cup with a more...

The Dental Universe

Fun Dental Facts

02/06/2010
Sun (General Dentist) – The Center of the Dental Universe General Dentists are at the center of our dental universe. As your Family Dentist, they are the trusted professionals who guide and maintain your family's dental health and when necessary will involve the help of the “Dental Specialists,” represented by more...

A Strategy and Action Plan for Oral Health When You Have Financial Limitations

dental insurance

02/05/2010
In these tough economic times it is becoming more commonplace to find many people without any dental insurance. If this describes you or someone you know, here are some pointers to help out. A first step is to empower yourself by practicing prevention by consuming a proper diet to avoid more...

The Meaning behind the Official Symbol of Dentistry

Fun Dental Facts

02/05/2010
Have you ever looked at the official emblem of dentistry in your dentist's office and wondered about its history and meaning? If so, well you aren’t the first to do so! It was adopted by the American Dental Association (ADA) in 1965 but its origin dates back to ancient times more...

Do you know the meaning behind the official symbol of dentistry?

Fun Dental Facts

02/04/2010
The official emblem of dentistry was adopted by the American Dental Association (ADA) in 1965. A Mythological History Its origin dates back to ancient times and to Asclepius, one of the earliest gods associated with health renowned for his healing abilities, humane treatments and remedies. He can be recognized by more...