Children’s Oral Health; Enlist Elmo to Encourage Little Ones

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Children’s Teeth Brushing Habits: The Facts According to a survey released by the Ad Council today less than half (44%) of parents in the U.S. report that their child brushes their teeth twice a day or more. Dental decay is the most common chronic childhood disease with more than 16 million kids suffering from untreated… Read more »

Choosing the Right Electric Toothbrush

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In the past, we have discussed the topic of rechargeable toothbrushes versus the battery operated versions.  While it is advised that the rechargeable is better for your pocket, the environment and your teeth, which electric toothbrush do you choose? Cosmetic Dental Associates recommends giving the gift of dental health this Christmas. The investment you are… Read more »

An Electric Answer to England’s 50% Child Tooth Rot Problem

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According to a report mentioned in an article by The Mail Online, half of the 12 million children living in England have rotting teeth or are at risk for tooth decay.  30,000 of these affected children visit the hospital each year due to severe rotting to have their teeth removed. This is a serious problem… Read more »

You’re Using the Wrong Toothbrush: Rechargeable vs. Non-Rechargeable Electric Toothbrushes

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If you’re still using a manual toothbrush, it’s really time to make the switch. But this article isn’t about making that switch.  This article is for electric toothbrush users currently using a AA-powered toothbrushes instead of rechargeable ones. At first glance, a rechargeable toothbrush costs more.  But, in the long run, does it really? Think… Read more »