The Sun Valley Pediatric Dentistry Blog

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Is Fruit Juice Actually Worse for Teeth Than Soda?

While fruit juice is often perceived as a healthy beverage full of vitamins that are great for your body, what is often left out is the fact that they can also be full of sugar. In some cases, fruit juice can contain as much sugar and calories as a soda. Here’s a deeper look at… Read more

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Top 5 Books for Teaching Children About Dental Care

One of the best ways to teach important lessons to your kids about the importance of taking care of their teeth and gums is by telling stories and reading books to them that highlight great oral care. Not only do the stories show them how to brush properly, but they can even help your children… Read more

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What Eating Your Vegetables Does for Your Teeth

We’ve heard it since we were children that eating vegetables is crucial for maintaining our overall health, but they also do great things for our teeth and gums. Here’s a look at some of the best veggies for maintaining your dental health and what they do for your pearly whites. Cucumbers Cucumbers are a very… Read more

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Preventing Cavities in Your Little Ones

According to the U.S. Department of Health, childhood cavities are five times more common than asthma in children, and more than half of all American children have cavities by the time they reach the second grade. While it is such a widespread problem, there are steps you can take to help protect your child’s oral… Read more

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Avondale’s Boo Bash

On Friday, October 16th, 2015, the City of Avondale will present the annual Avondale Resident Appreciation/Boo Bash event that’s free and open to residents of Avondale and the West Valley. Coinciding with preparations for Halloween, this gives residents a chance to learn more about the different departments of the city and to learn more about… Read more