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Flossing Facts and Fiction

You may have seen recent articles in which trusted news sources, such as the New York Times and Associated Press suggest that flossing your teeth is unnecessary. However, we at South Valley Pediatric dentistry stand with the American Dental association in recommending our patients floss at least once a day. Why do dental professionals like those at South Valley Pediatric Dentistry still suggest daily flossing when news articles and statistical reviews claim that flossing doesn’t help? To answer that question I’ve compiled a list of facts and falsehoods surrounding the whole flossing issue.

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Tooth Fairy Traditions

The losing of baby teeth marks a child’s growing up and can cause excitement (or sometimes concern) for many children. To celebrate this event many cultures have a “tooth fairy” figure who collects a child’s lost teeth in exchange for gifts or money. Tooth fairy traditions vary around the world, witch each culture bringing their

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Life Hacks: Back to School

Every child wants to look and feel his or her best on the first day of school, and a healthy smile can go a long way. Unfortunately, with all the hustle and bustle of returning to school, dental health can sometimes be your last priority. Here are some simple tricks for keeping teeth looking and feeling

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Dental Care for Infants and Toddlers

A common myth about dental care for children suggests that baby teeth matter less than adult teeth since they will eventually fall out. In reality, baby teeth play a vital role in talking, chewing and saving space for eventual permanent teeth. At South Valley Pediatric Dentistry we urge parents to care for baby teeth as soon

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