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Smear Job

From baby’s first tooth, dentists recommend fluoride toothpaste. Use a smear of fluoride toothpaste to start. At age 3 it’s time to graduate to a pea-sized amount. There’s a helpful picture that shows how much toothpaste to use┬áhere. Previous recommendations … Continue reading

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Halloween Candy: Tooth Tips

My dad, the other Dr. Asta, is a dentist in Pennsylvania. He’s so dedicated to healthy teeth that growing up we gave out sugarless gum at our house for Halloween! The American Dental Association has common sense tips for kids … Continue reading

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