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Fun Activities for Families in Fargo

If your family has recently moved to the Fargo area, or you're just visiting, you may be looking for things to do as a family. These * activities will help ensure you have a great time in Fargo with your family!

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How Long Does a Toothbrush Last?

We throw away food when it expires, and we change our oil once we've racked up enough miles. However, we often don't replace our toothbrush when it is past it's prime. Here's why that is a problem.

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Dentist Trivia for Kids and Parents

Dentist and oral health trivia, as well as fun facts about teeth. some of the answers will surprise you!

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What are examples of acidic beverages and foods?

Highly acidic foods and drinks do not need to be completely avoided for the sake of dental health, but it should be emphasized that excessive consumption of these can create eventual damage to enamel. This is especially true when brushing and flossing are not done regularly. As you’ll find in the list below, some foods and beverages that are highly nutritious for our body can still be problematic in terms of acidity.

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How to Encourage Children to Brush Their Teeth

These 6 ideas will help bedtime easier by helping you convince your kids to brush their teeth.

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How to Reduce Dental Anxiety

If you struggle from dental anxiety, then oral health can be especially difficult. Here are a few ways that you can try to combat those anxious feelings.

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Caring for Your Teeth While Pregnant

Pregnancy is a time full of changes. Your body is working hard to create new life and the changes to your body seem to be endless. One of the changes that you may not think about at first is how pregnancy may affect your teeth and oral health.

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Braces Are About More Than Just Straight Teeth

Braces come with more benefits than you might think; You might be surprised how they could help you or your child.

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I just chipped a tooth. Now what do I do?

Though typically strong, stable, and sturdy enough to hold up to decades of chewing foods of varied consistencies, there are occasions when something happens and a tooth simply can’t withstand the pressure.

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These Are The Worst Foods You Can Eat

If you want to ruin your teeth, eating your way through this list is a good place to start. 

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Am I Brushing My Teeth Too Much?

How hard, and how often should you brush your teeth? the answer might not be immediately obvious. By following these tips, you'll be sure that you don't damage our teeth.

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What Should I Do If My Child Has Bad Breath?

Bad breath can lead to lower self-esteem for your child, and if they frequently have bad breath, you may have a bigger problem on your hands. Here's what to do about it.

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When to Bring Young Children To The Dentist

At what age should a child have their first dentist appointment? How should I prepare to bring my child in for their dental exam? We can help you answer these common questions and more.

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Tips to Convince Kids to Brush their Teeth.

If you’re a parent, you’ve developed your own tricks for getting your kids to do things that they may not want to do. At South University Dental Associates, we decided to compile the best tips and tricks to help you get your kids set on a lifetime of healthy oral hygiene habits. 

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Where does the tooth fairy story come from? 

South University Dental Associates decided to investigate the beginnings of the Tooth Fairy myth so you could learn where this admittedly strange tale comes from.

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Exciting News Happening at SUDA

South University Dental Associates will undergo an expansion and remodel during the spring and summer of 2021. The project will begin by breaking ground for the addition Monday, April 5th.

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How to Choose a Great Family Dentist

How do you know what dentists will be a good fit for your children and family, and which ones are best to avoid? These 5 attributes are critical indicators of a great family dentist; make sure your dentist has all five.

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Should I Go To The Dentist For Tooth Sensitivity?

Tooth sensitivity can be harmless, or the sign of underlying damage. Which type of sensitivity are you experiencing? Find out what to do about your own sensitive teeth

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