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Should I eliminate all sugar and starch from my child’s diet?

2019-03-21T16:37:35-06:00March 21st, 2019||

Of course not. Many of these foods are incredibly important to your child’s health. Starch-based foods are much safer to eat for teeth when eaten with an entire meal. Foods that stick to teeth are also more difficult to wash away by water, saliva, or other drinks. It’s important that you talk to [...]

How do I create a diet that is safe for my child’s teeth?

2019-03-21T16:42:44-06:00March 21st, 2019||

As we stated earlier, initiate a balanced diet. Analyze the frequency in which starch-based foods are eaten. These types of foods include bread, pasta, potato chips, etc. In addition, sugar is found in more than just candy. All types of sugars can promote tooth decay. For example, most milk-based products contain sugar. Peanut [...]

Can my child’s diet affect their dental health?

2019-03-21T16:42:39-06:00March 21st, 2019||

Absolutely. It is important that you initiate a balanced diet for your child so that their teeth develop appropriately. In addition, this will positively affect healthy gum tissue surrounding the teeth. Please note that a diet high in sugar and other forms of carbohydrates may increase the probability of tooth decay. [...]

What is an appropriate diet for my child?

2019-03-21T16:42:36-06:00March 21st, 2019||

It is important that your child receives a naturally-balanced diet that includes the important nutrients your child needs in order to grow. A daily diet should include the major food groups of meat/fish/eggs, vegetable/fruit, bread/cereal as well as milk and other dairy products.