Pearland Dental Blog

28Dec, 2015

Pearland Dentist: “The Importance of Being a Dental Role Model”

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Many parents do not understand the effect their lack of attention to their own teeth has on the attention their kids pay to their teeth. It can become a trickle down effect for poor oral health if parents do not realize how they are a dental role model for their children’s dental health. There are various simple steps that take very little time out of the day to improve your oral health and the oral health of your children. Ensuring you and everyone in your house abides by certain dental […]

22Jan, 2015

Pediatric Dentist in Pearland: Parents Are the “Role Models” for Their Children’s Dental Health

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According to Oral Health in America: A Report of the Surgeon General 2012, over 50% of children of ages five to nine have at least one cavity or filling, and this number increases to 78% among 17-year-olds. While we can safely assume that these numbers have increased significantly over the past two years, they reveal more than just the current state of oral healthcare. In fact, these statistics tell us that something is wrong at the root level. Bad dental habits and oral hygiene practices are the biggest reasons why […]