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As a friendly reminder, Dr. Shah recommends you visit this site to help you and your child have healthy snacks and lunches as we send our children back to school.   http://www.choosemyplate.gov/kids

Here are some great tips to help us get ready for Back to School. http://health.usnews.com/health-news/health-wellness/slideshows/13-tips-for-getting-kids-health-ready-for-back-to-school

  Learn how important fluoride is for you ! ADA recommends a fluoride toothpaste for ages 4 yrs and older when a child is ready to completely spit out the toothpaste after brushing  !! Dr. Shah would like to share this link regarding the ...

  Come see us to celebrate National Dental Health Month Here at Kids Smiles we start seeing children from Age 1 following the ADA recommended  guidelines. Although february is most known for Valentine’s Day … it’s also ...

Here is a chart of primary teeth eruption pattern as a guideline for new parents and expectant mothers. Parents commonly ask why they should worry about cavities in baby teeth when they will be replaced by permanent teeth. The answer is that ...

Fluoride, used both systemically and topically, is the most effective preventive measure to reduce cavities. If your water supply is NOT fluoridated, check with your pediatric dentist  or pediatrician for the proper supplemental dosage. The ...

Interesting information about increase in decay from 24% to 28 % among  preschoolers aged 2-5 yrs. Click here to see what Dr.Nancy Snyderman had to say on nbc nightly news.

Snacking and Tooth Decay Frequent snacking can be your child’s teeth’s biggest enemy.  Just as important as what kinds of foods he eats, is when and how often he snacks. Everyone has bacteria in their mouths! When this bacteria ...

Only the dentist can fix a cavity, you can’t get rid of it at home. The dentist will take the cavity/decay out and put a filling in it.

Sticky, colorless film/layer over your teeth and gums that contain bacteria and acid from the foods we eat. This plaque is always forming on our teeth. This bacteria in plaque can cause cavities if not brushed away in time.