Items Tagged ‘cavities’

Dental care for children and adolescents

January 27, 2017

Dental care for children and adolescents

By uclahealth uclahealth

To prevent dental caries, also known as cavities, children 12 months and older should see their dentist twice a year, brush their teeth twice a day and avoid, or eat in moderation, foods that can damage teeth. Dental caries (cavities) When children do not brush regularly, oral bacteria begin to convert food and drink remnants […]

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Tags: brushing your teeth, cavities, children's health, daniela silva dds, dental care, dental caries, dentist, dentistry, oral carem dental x-rays, pediatric dentistry, UCLA Pediatric Dental Residency Program


Halloween treats can play tricks on your child’s teeth

October 17, 2016

Halloween treats can play tricks on your child’s teeth

By Brianna Aldrich Brianna Aldrich

No doubt about it: Halloween is a fabulously fun holiday, especially for children who come home with a bag of candy after a night of trick-or-treating. But it’s also one of those holidays that can be easily overdone. That is, eating too much candy can lead to stomach aches, sugar highs – and cavities. “Naturally […]

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Tags: candy, cavities, children's health, dentistry, diet, food, Halloween, healthy holidays, oral health, wellness