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Don’t Supersize your Nurdle! Recommendations on tooth paste use form City Kids Dental North Shore!

By |2020-04-16T22:11:31+00:00April 13th, 2020|Latest News|

Fun Fact:  The dab of toothpaste you squeeze onto your toothbrush is called a "nurdle." 🤓 A CDC study concluded that 40% of American children may be “overnurdling” and using too much toothpaste!  At City Kids Dental North Shore, we recommend that you assist your child with brushing until approximately age 8.  While working to build great habits, you [...]

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Let’s Get Brushing with 5 Helpful Tooth Brushing Tips from City Kids Dental North Shore!

By |2020-04-13T20:33:20+00:00April 13th, 2020|Latest News|

Today is a perfect day to build a great tooth brushing routine and City Kids Dental North Shore is here to help with these 4 tips. Brush at least twice a day — brush for 2 minutes after breakfast and before bedtime. Print out a great brushing tracker great  to track your progress each morning and [...]

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Get your Zzzs to Keep You and Your Gums Happy!

By |2020-04-12T17:52:32+00:00April 11th, 2020|Latest News|

Sleep is always important to our oral and overall health! Did you know that sleep:     *Boosts our immune system--  Sleep is when our bodies produce white blood cells called T cells that regulate our bodies immune response.     *Powers our brain function--  This means improved attention, behavior, learning and memory for all of our [...]

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Let’s Talk Snacking!

By |2020-04-07T00:16:11+00:00April 6th, 2020|Latest News|

  I am sure that a lot of us are finding ourselves bored, sedentary, longing for comfort foods and at home and snacking throughout the day!  Are you reaching for fruit and veggies or Goldfish crackers? Cheese sticks or a party sized bag of chips? Our snacking tips are important to avoid tooth decay and [...]

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Candy Caution! Chocolate Praise!

By |2020-04-05T22:59:51+00:00April 5th, 2020|Latest News|

We LOVE candy too! BUT... we also know some types of candy can do real damage to your teeth! Be aware of hard candies that can chip or break a tooth.   They also tend to linger and bathe the teeth in sugar.  Cavities are a result of bacteria using sugars to make acids that over [...]

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Stay Home, Save Lives and Don’t Go Stir Crazy!

By |2020-04-02T20:07:33+00:00April 2nd, 2020|Latest News|

🤪 STIR CRAZY from the COVID-19 Quarantine? 🤪 We’ve got you covered! Check Out 5 Ways You Can STAY SANE While Stuck at HOME! 🏡 1. BOARD GAMES... BOARD GAMES... and MORE BOARD GAMES. 🎲 Our Favorites... Jenga, Risk, Life, Monopoly, Connect Four, Sorry! 2. COOK TOGETHER. EAT TOGETHER. Try a NEW recipe that you make and eat together [...]

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Helpful Oral Hygiene Tips for Patients with Braces

By |2019-05-14T21:38:35+00:00May 14th, 2019|Latest News|

Your commitment to a consistent and thorough oral hygiene routine during your orthodontic treatment is essential for the best result.  Orthodontic brackets and wires can trap food particles from everything you eat and drink.  If you don’t keep your mouth clean, bacteria and plaque will build up and destroy your smile before it has a [...]

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Teen Dental Tips for Oral and Overall Health 

By |2019-04-08T19:07:53+00:00April 8th, 2019|Latest News|

BRUSH TWICE DAILY FOR 2 MINUTES AND FLOSS!  Make time before school for brushing and head to school with a great smile. There is no rule that nighttime brushing needs to be done right before bed.  Take a break from your homework and give your teeth some love.  Teens in orthodontics may want to see [...]

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How Much Toothpaste is Right for My Child?

By |2019-03-26T21:16:54+00:00March 26th, 2019|Latest News|

Toothpaste use has gained national attention thanks to a recent study by the Center for Disease Control! The study concluded that 40% of American children may be using too much toothpaste! This is a clear instance where more is not better.   At City Kids Dental North Shore, we recommend that you assist your child with [...]

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Do Not Let Cavities Haunt You This Halloween

By |2019-03-13T15:57:43+00:00October 7th, 2018|Latest News|

Although candy is inevitable this Halloween, it does not have to be scary for your child’s dental health.    This is the perfect time to teach your little one how to avoid cavities.    Here are some tips to enjoy all of the sweets without the cavities:  Swish Away the Treats – Encourage your child [...]

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