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Dental Hygiene And Teeth Brushing For Baby And Toddlers
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Should I brush my baby’s teeth? You can start to clean a baby’s teeth as soon as the first tooth appears for dental hygiene. As more teeth develop brush the child’s teeth with a soft toothbrush and water. No need to use toothpaste just yet! It may also be a good idea to sit in…

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Why Teeth Turn Yellow And Is It Normal To Have Yellow Teeth?
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Is it bad to have yellow teeth? As you age, your teeth can start yellowing as a natural part of the aging process. Why does this happen? This occurs over time due to everyday wear and tear on your teeth as the strong white protective coating on teeth (enamel) begins to fade. However if they…

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Baby Teeth vs Adult Teeth
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How many teeth do children have compared to adults? The answer is that children have 20 baby teeth and as children grow older, they will have 32 adult teeth. Adult teeth are also known as permanent teeth or secondary teeth. Fun fact permanent teeth start to develop in the jaws at birth and continue after…

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What is considered a dental emergency?
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What is considered a dental emergency? If you’re experiencing pain, which includes bleeding or need treatment in order to save a tooth, these can be considered a dental emergency. In this case, please call us at Highline Dental (832- 220-9324) right away. And if you have severe swollen gums or jaw pain this can be…

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Can Healthy Teeth Still Chip & Break?
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Chipping a tooth can be distressing. Whether it happens while you’re chewing your favorite food or during a karate class, anyone can chip a tooth. But there are certain factors that make some more prone to Teeth Break. Why Teeth Break & Chip Teeth are built to last a lifetime and are durable and strong.…

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What Do Cavities And Exercise Have In Common?
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You wouldn’t think tooth decay is related to exercise, but they do have a common link! Exercising may not have a direct effect on your cavities, but a chemical called lactic acid plays a role in both. Why is this worth mentioning? Well, many of my patients have often expressed the idea that develops teeth…

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How Can Alligators Regrow Teeth But Humans Cannot?
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Did you know alligators can regenerate a lost tooth fifty times? How is it possible they can and we can’t? In this article, we’ll delve into why and how exactly alligators are able to regrow their teeth — and explore if that’ll ever be a possibility for us, too. Why Exactly Can an Alligator Regrow…

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Can I Claim Dental Procedures On My Tax Return?
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It’s that time of year again; it’s time to file your taxes. The process is dreaded by many Americans, because it can be complicated and confusing. We can help, at least a little. In this post we’ll tell you what you need to know about claiming dental services on your tax return. Can I Claim…

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How to Handle Common Dental Emergencies.
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When a dental emergency occurs, your first instinct may be to panic. However, with a little planning and information, you can turn panic into action that eases your pain and restores your oral health. Today, our team at Highline Dental wants to share some tips for managing common dental emergencies so you can protect your…

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When Should Kids Begin Brushing Their Own Teeth?
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If you have young children, you’re probably wondering when they should start handling their daily oral healthcare routine on their own. Here, we’ll not only explain when your kids should begin brushing their own teeth, but how you should teach them and how to get them excited to brush their teeth on their own. But…

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