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The Mysterious Origins of the Tooth Fairy Legend

From Santa Claus to the Easter Bunny, there are a handful of stories and figures that spark imagination and wonder in our children. One such character is the enigmatic Toothy Fairy – the mythical creature that exchanges payment for teeth; of course, only if they’re placed safely underneath a pillow. However, the origin of the […]

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Top 5 Dental Apps for Kids and Adults

We all spend a lot of time on our smartphones today. You know how to use them to call, text, and even play games… but did you know you could use them to improve the oral health of your family? There are some great dental apps available, both free and paid, that offer you useful […]

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Can Children Have Sleep Apnea ?

The term “sleep like a baby” is supposed to refer to a restful, restorative slumber. But like adults, not all babies and children can count on a regular, good night’s sleep. Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder that interrupts a person’s breathing while they sleep. And while it’s most common in adults, sleep apnea affects […]

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Cavities 101 for Parents

Dread going to the dentist with your kids? We understand! Kids can be intimidated or frightened by dental visits, especially if they have cavities. Thankfully, it doesn’t have to be so hard to get your kid to the dentist. We’ve found that a simple explanation goes a long way with most children, and helps them […]

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Special Dental Care for Babies & Toddlers

We know it’s exhausting to raise a little one – but so enjoyable, too! One thing that we hear a lot at Pointe Dental Group (we’re in Shelby and Grosse Pointe) is “What type of dental care does my baby or toddler need?” We wrote a blog about Baby Dental Care – check it out […]

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Only the Best for Your Baby! Healthy Teeth for Little Ones

We know we have to care for our teeth, gums, and mouth – practicing good dental hygiene habits in adulthood is important – but did you know that your little ones need good oral care, too? We are born with our 20 primary teeth already present in the jaws – and they have to be […]

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