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The Hidden Cost of Fruit Juice

By Must Love Kids | Mar 30, 2016

While water ranks as both the most refreshing and healthy beverage for your child, it’s not always the most appealing option. As patients of our Vancouver pediatric dentists at Must Love Kids know, drinking soda presents a variety of problems for a child’s oral and overall health. In recent years, studies have linked regular soda…

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Consistent Bedtimes Make For Healthier Kids

By Must Love Kids | Dec 26, 2015

Parents can learn the hard way that allowing their kids to stay up late can make for cranky campers the next day. Late bedtimes combined with the early mornings required to get everyone fed and off to school on time can leave kids feeling tired, sluggish, and confrontational the next day. At Must Love Kids,…

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Is A Sweet Tooth Genetic?

By Must Love Kids | Nov 15, 2015

As a Vancouver pediatric dentist, our staff at Must Love Kids know all too well how much kids love sugar. Having just survived Halloween, parents may still be finding discarded candy wraps around the house. For many us, a love of candy doesn’t always end with childhood. Self-described chocoholics can always find a reason to…

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Tips For Keeping Your Pets Safe This Halloween

By Must Love Kids | Oct 16, 2015

With Halloween right around the corner, it’s not just the little ghouls and goblins in the neighborhood that parents need to watch out for once the trick-or-treating begins. Your favorite furry friends also need some special attention during the spookiest night of the year. Your trusted Vancouver dentist at Must Love Kids wants all of…

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ADA Wants Kids to Eat Better in School

By Must Love Kids | Sep 11, 2015

With an eye towards protecting the long-term health of children, the American Dental Association recently urged Congress to protect nutrition education and food assistance programs found in existing legislation by reauthorizing the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 (HHFKA). “The HHFKA helps to support a number of programs designed to improve the dietary habits of…

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What To Do When Your Baby Starts Teething

By Must Love Kids | Aug 31, 2015

When a child first starts teething, it can cause a lot of excitement and confusion at home for first time parents. What’s a normal age for a child to begin teething? What can parents do to help a fussy child experiencing teething pain? What are some of the symptoms of teething? These are all normal…

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Preventative Dental Visits Not Always Cheapest Alternative for Kids

By Must Love Kids | Jul 25, 2015

In addition to encouraging your child to brush and floss daily, the most proactive move you can make helping to maintain and improve the health of your child’s teeth and gums is to schedule regular visits with Drs. G and Prashant at Must Love Kids. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends that parents schedule…

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Important Steps Toward Kids’ Oral Health

By Must Love Kids | Jun 25, 2015

Your pediatric dentist in Vancouver knows that a great start to dental health could make a lifetime of difference. Unfortunately, not all kids have equal access to dental health resources. In fact, many have not had a dental appointment by the time they start school. But public officials are addressing this issue. California’s Kindergarten Oral…

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Parental Action Can Influence a Child's Oral Health

By Must Love Kids | May 17, 2015

Studies have long linked low-income communities with poor oral health. However, researchers at the University of Washington and Case Western Reserve University suspected that other factors related to income could also have an impact on oral health, especially education level. To determine the extend of this effect, researchers conducted a study on how a parent…

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