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We love to keep our patients in the loop! The Family Dental Practice blog is meant to be a place you can come and read up on all things related to oral health. We hope to educate, entertain, and keep you up to speed on any new procedures we offer as well as exciting deals or office announcements. If you ever have a question you’d like us to address in the blog, feel free to let us know!

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Sugar: Teeth’s Worst Nightmare - <p>People in the United States eat more sugar than any other country in the world. (Fortunately, we also have some of the best dentists in the world.) You hear it all the time: “sugar rots your teeth.” But is it true? What exactly does sugar do to your teeth and why is it so bad? […]</p>
Alternative Text Posted June 27, 2022 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

Sugar: Teeth’s Worst Nightmare

People in the United States eat more sugar than any other country in the world. (Fortunately, we also have some of the best dentists in the world.) Yo...

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Keys to Successful Dental Visits for Kids - <p>There are very few people in the world who would choose going to the dentist as their favorite thing to do, and kids are no exception. Here are a few tips to help ensure a more successful dental visit for your child: Encourage age-appropriate daily oral hygiene routines at home. The best checkups are the […]</p>
Alternative Text Posted June 13, 2022 / Blog, Patient Care
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

Keys to Successful Dental Visits for Kids

There are very few people in the world who would choose going to the dentist as their favorite thing to do, and kids are no exception. Here are a few ...

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Don’t Drink That! Choosing Teeth-Friendly Beverages for Kids - <p>Studies conducted in 2016 found that 43% of children ages two and up had cavities—that’s a decrease from 2012 study results that found cavities in 50% of children in the same age group. While that drop gives us hope, it means tooth decay still affects 43 out of 100 children two and up.  We know […]</p>
Alternative Text Posted May 27, 2022 / Blog, Patient Care
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

Don’t Drink That! Choosing Teeth-Friendly Beverages for Kids

Studies conducted in 2016 found that 43% of children ages two and up had cavities—that’s a decrease from 2012 study results that found cavities in...

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Dental Insurance FAQ: The Basics - <p>At Family Dental Practice, we understand that dental insurance can be a tricky thing to navigate. Evaluating dental plans and considering deductibles, benefits, which treatments are covered, and the mountain of other information insurance companies provide can be a headache in and of itself.  Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro wants every Watertown patient to have […]</p>
Alternative Text Posted May 13, 2022 / Blog, Patient Care
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

Dental Insurance FAQ: The Basics

At Family Dental Practice, we understand that dental insurance can be a tricky thing to navigate. Evaluating dental plans and considering deductibles,...

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Crowning Glory: Esthetic Dental Crowns - <p>The first known dental crowns were made as far back as 200 A.D. when Etruscans used gold to create crowns and bridges. Can you imagine what the process must have been like without the technology we have now? If you’d rather not, we can’t blame you! Thanks to digital x-rays and impressions, dentists today can […]</p>
Alternative Text Posted April 27, 2022 / Blog, Dental Services, Dental Technology
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

Crowning Glory: Esthetic Dental Crowns

The first known dental crowns were made as far back as 200 A.D. when Etruscans used gold to create crowns and bridges. Can you imagine what the proces...

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How to Choose the Right Pediatric Dentist for Your Child - <p>Being the parent of a little one (or a couple or a few) means making a lot of decisions each day—what to dress them in, what to feed them, what books to read, toys to purchase, schools in your district. There are also a lot of questions you’ll ask, such as: “How do I care […]</p>
Alternative Text Posted April 14, 2022 / Blog, Patient Care
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

How to Choose the Right Pediatric Dentist for Your Child

Being the parent of a little one (or a couple or a few) means making a lot of decisions each day—what to dress them in, what to feed them, what book...

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Adult Braces: What to Expect at Your First Appointment - <p>Orthodontics Aren’t Just Kid Stuff The use of orthodontic appliances to improve smiles isn’t just for kids and teens anymore. According to the Academy of General Dentistry, about one million Americans and Canadians over the age of 18 wear braces or aligners, and the use of adult orthodontics rose 24 percent between 1989 and 2008.  […]</p>
Alternative Text Posted March 27, 2022 / Blog, Dental Services, Patient Care
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

Adult Braces: What to Expect at Your First Appointment

Orthodontics Aren’t Just Kid Stuff The use of orthodontic appliances to improve smiles isn’t just for kids and teens anymore. According to the Aca...

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Does Your Child Have Painful Sores in Their Mouth? This Virus Could be the Cause - <p>You’ve probably heard the phrase, “Open mouth, insert foot” to describe a moment in which someone’s said something they wish they hadn’t, but have you heard of Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease?  Despite it being a relatively common virus, it’s one that makes a lot of parents furrow their brow in confusion. Maybe the awareness […]</p>
Alternative Text Posted March 13, 2022 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

Does Your Child Have Painful Sores in Their Mouth? This Virus Could be the Cause

You’ve probably heard the phrase, “Open mouth, insert foot” to describe a moment in which someone’s said something they wish they hadn’t, bu...

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No Tradesies: Packing Mouth-Healthy Lunches for Kiddos - <p>Breakfast is always being touted as the most important meal of the day—and for good reason! It’s important for families to kickstart their day with nutrients that will help them power through school, work, socializing, sports, homework… does anyone else feel exhausted just thinking about it all?  The right foods in your child’s lunch can […]</p>
Alternative Text Posted February 27, 2022 / Blog, Patient Care
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

No Tradesies: Packing Mouth-Healthy Lunches for Kiddos

Breakfast is always being touted as the most important meal of the day—and for good reason! It’s important for families to kickstart their day wit...

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Mouthwash: More Harm Than Good? - <p>At Family Dental Practice , we know a lot of people feel they’re adding a layer of tooth decay and gum disease prevention to their oral hygiene routines when they swish with mouthwash—which may be true, but it depends on the mouthwash. If you floss and brush properly, mouthwash isn’t always necessary, and certain types […]</p>
Alternative Text Posted February 13, 2022 / Blog, Patient Care
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

Mouthwash: More Harm Than Good?

At Family Dental Practice , we know a lot of people feel they’re adding a layer of tooth decay and gum disease prevention to their oral hygiene rout...

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