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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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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>
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>
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>
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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Is Thumb Sucking Dangerous? - <p>Thumb sucking is normal behavior for babies and young children. But just how normal? More than 75% of little ones suck their thumbs, fingers, hands, pacifiers, or other items such as the corner of a blanket during these early years. Most kids stop this behavior on their own between the ages of three and six. […]</p>
Posted January 27, 2022 / Blog, Dental Health, Patient Care
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

Is Thumb Sucking Dangerous?

Thumb sucking is normal behavior for babies and young children. But just how normal? More than 75% of little ones suck their thumbs, fingers, hands, p...

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Can Poor Oral Health Cause Diabetes? - <p>Diabetes is a chronic and complicated disease that affects how your body processes sugar—its main source of energy. Diabetes symptoms mostly affect your heart, eyes, nerves, and kidneys, but it can affect your whole body, including your mouth. According to the American Dental Association (ADA), more than 29 million Americans have diabetes, and almost 2 […]</p>
Posted January 13, 2022 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

Can Poor Oral Health Cause Diabetes?

Diabetes is a chronic and complicated disease that affects how your body processes sugar—its main source of energy. Diabetes symptoms mostly affect ...

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What’s the Right Amount of Fluoride for Your Child’s Teeth? - <p>Your child’s smile has the ability to make your day, and at Family Dental Practice, we know you want them to love their smile as much as you do—that’s why we’re always happy to inform you of the best prevention and treatment methods!  Our prevention lessons and practices are usually focused on gum disease and […]</p>
Posted December 27, 2021 / Blog, Dental Technology
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

What’s the Right Amount of Fluoride for Your Child’s Teeth?

Your child’s smile has the ability to make your day, and at Family Dental Practice, we know you want them to love their smile as much as you do—th...

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When is the Best Time to Get Braces? - <p>The seasons seem to fly by, quickly turning into years. Before you know it, your little one is not so little (they grow up so fast!) and it’s time to consider braces. At Family Dental Practice, we highly recommend early intervention when it comes to orthodontics.  Contrary to the popular belief that you should wait […]</p>
Posted December 13, 2021 / Blog, Dental Services
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

When is the Best Time to Get Braces?

The seasons seem to fly by, quickly turning into years. Before you know it, your little one is not so little (they grow up so fast!) and it’s time t...

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This Film Can Wreak Havoc on Your Child’s Smile - <p>We’re not talking about a movie, but a hardened substance on your child’s teeth called tartar or calculus—another slightly confusing term, right? No math equations here, except maybe Plaque + Time = Tartar.   That’s right, tartar begins as plaque, which is the accumulation of tiny food particles and bacteria. Our mouths are home to upwards […]</p>
Posted November 26, 2021 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

This Film Can Wreak Havoc on Your Child’s Smile

We’re not talking about a movie, but a hardened substance on your child’s teeth called tartar or calculus—another slightly confusing term, right...

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Did George Washington Really Have Wooden Teeth? - <p>When he became the first president of the United States, George Washington had only one real tooth left! You heard right—just ONE. Everyone has heard something about this great man and his dental history, but if you heard that Washington had wooden teeth, then you heard wrong.  This myth is totally false—and Dr. Buchholtz & […]</p>
Posted November 12, 2021 / Blog
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

Did George Washington Really Have Wooden Teeth?

When he became the first president of the United States, George Washington had only one real tooth left! You heard right—just ONE. Everyone has hear...

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Ages & Stages: Kids & Oral Hygiene - <p>Very few opinions are universally shared, but we’re willing to bet on one: the best dental checkups are the ones where Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro says the beautiful words: “No cavities!” At-home oral hygiene routines are the most effective tool people of any age have to keep their teeth healthy, but when it comes […]</p>
Posted October 27, 2021 / Blog, Dental Health, Patient Care
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

Ages & Stages: Kids & Oral Hygiene

Very few opinions are universally shared, but we’re willing to bet on one: the best dental checkups are the ones where Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro...

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