Welcome to Our New Blog!

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Here at Bellmead Kids Dentistry, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry and area of expertise here on our website through these articles. … Read More

Support Your Child’s Oral Health With These Tooth-Friendly Foods

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Your child’s daily diet can support their oral health and help them build a smile that will serve them well throughout their life. Teaching your little one healthy food habits combined with teaching good daily oral hygiene habits are the building blocks of a healthy smile. Today, Dr. Susan Francis and our team are happy to share with you some … Read More

Building Your Child’s Healthy Smile Early

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Keeping your child’s teeth and gums protected from tooth decay and gum disease essentially prepares them for a lifetime of healthy smiles. Today, Dr. Susan Francis and our pediatric dentistry team have some tips to help you care for your child’s smile. — Be sure to bring your little one into Bellmead Kids Dentistry for a check up around their … Read More

An Interdental Toothbrush Can Help Clean Hard to Reach Places in Your Mouth

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Your daily oral hygiene regimen is very important for removing plaque buildup and stray food matter before they can harden into tartar or promote dental caries. This includes flossing between your teeth and gumline as well as brushing your teeth twice each day. If these bacterial deposits aren’t removed from the contours of your teeth they can encourage gum disease … Read More

Good Oral Hygiene Habits That Are Ingrained in Childhood Can Help Your Child Maintain a Healthy Mouth as an Adult

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As a parent helping your child maintain a healthy mouth is very important in the here and now. Cavities, gum health problems, and tooth loss in their early years can lead to more significant problems when they reach adulthood. Fortunately, ingraining good oral hygiene products in your son or daughter’s early years can help reduce their chances of suffering from … Read More

Should I Be Concerned About Fluorosis in My Child?

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Fluoride is an important part of dental health. Fluoride strengthens developing teeth in children and helps sustain the enamel in adult teeth. However, if children receive too much fluoride before their adult teeth erupt, they could end up with a case of fluorosis. Fluorosis is caused by too much fluoride in a child’s body, and can result in white and … Read More