More Ways To Fight Kids’ Tooth Decay

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Most parents make sure their child brushes their teeth. They do their best to limit candy and sugary drinks. And they make sure their son or daughter consumes adequate amounts of calcium and Vitamin D. Some parents go even further and limit between-meal snacks. Despite parents’ best efforts, Montz and Maher Dental Group treat tooth…

Keep Active Smiles Healthy

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It’s hard to enjoy sports if you have dental issues. Despite many athletes being health-conscious, there is a concerning rate of tooth problems among athletes of all ages. Let’s discuss two alarming studies. 40% of athletes reported oral health problems A study cited in the British Journal of Sports Medicine explored how poor oral health…

Watch Out For Hidden Sugar

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Every health-conscious parent knows that sugar is the number one cause of cavities for kids. Plenty of us adults also snack on too many sweet snacks and beverages. Because of cavity risks, low nutritional value, and high-calorie content, many parents want to limit the sugar in their children’s diets. Bubble gum, lollipops, and chocolate bars…

What You Need To Know About Oral Cancer

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During routine dental examinations, your dentist may look for signs of oral cancer. Oral cancer refers to cancers in the tongue, mouth, lips, jaw, and throat. Many Friendswood dental patients don’t realize the seriousness of oral cancer. The American Cancer Society estimates that over 39,000 people will get oral cancer this year.1 Consider this sobering…