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When Should Children Start Learning About Oral Hygiene?

As a parent, it can be hard to know when the right time to begin teaching children proper hygiene practices. Impatient toddlers should start learning how to wash their hands, and pre-teens should learn about deodorant. Oral hygiene can be accidentally overlooked but should begin as soon as a child’s teeth surface. Children’s Teeth Are …

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5 Reasons To Visit The Dentist As Soon As You Can

When it comes to your oral health, finding dental issues early on makes them easier to treat. At Eriks Dental Group, Dr. Ty Eriks, DMD, recommends biannual teeth cleanings and annual dental exams to patients of all ages throughout Boynton Beach. If you’re wondering what reasons warrant a trip to the dentist immediately, continue reading …

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Gum Issues: What’s The Difference Between Periodontitis & Gingivitis?

Many Americans experience gum issues, or periodontitis, throughout their lifetime. The causes can range from anything to heredity, lifestyle habits, or poor oral hygiene habits. When the average person experiences red, tender gums, he may think he has gingivitis, which is another type of gum disease. Unless you happen to be a dentist, you may …

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5 Reasons To Thank A Dental Assistant This Week (Dental Assistant Recognition Week Post)

Every year, the first full week in March is dedicated to dental assistants and the incredible work that they do to help you smile with confidence. This year, Dental Assistants Recognition Week (DARW) begins on March 6 (and continues until March 12). Get involved and show your gratitude toward your local dental assistant! DARW was …

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