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    Abuse Counseling and Treatment, Inc. (ACT) has announced presenting sponsor, ApothiCare 360 will join the lineup of organizations supporting Snow Day 2016, the family-friendly fundraiser, which will be held on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at the Pediatric Dentistry of Fort Myers. In an effort to promote local education and awareness during National Domestic […]

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– Pediatric Dentistry of Ft. Myers, Dr. Tim Verwest, DMD is offering children 18 years or under a chance to create works of art centered around the theme ‘What Makes Me Smile’. The exhibit is free of charge and will be hosted at Pediatric Dentistry of Ft. Myers, 8016 Summerlin Lakes Dr, Fort Myers, FL […]

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Did you know that what you eat and when you eat it affects not only your overall health but your dental health too? Eating healthy foods help keep your teeth and body healthy. That’s why you should try to keep the amount of sweets you eat or drink to a minimum. If you have something […]

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Want to avoid cavities? Brushing twice a day with toothpaste, flossing once a day, and limiting sugary snacks and beverages is how you do it. It’s simple but sometimes life gets busy and you might be tempted to skip it. Don’t. A bright smile makes you feel good inside and out. Make sure to see […]

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Pediatric Dentistry of Ft. Myers, Dr. Tim Verwest, DMD is offering an opportunity to children 13 years or under to ‘brush off the plate’ during a 2016 Ft. Myers Miracle game. The contest is free of charge and open to the general public. “We did this last year and the kids had a lot of […]

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A dentist or medical provider checks teeth and applies fluoride varnish, takes x-rays, fixes cavities etc. Everyone should have regular dental checkups; follow your program’s requirements for dental screenings, referrals, and checkup schedules The dentist or a medical provider should check all children’s mouths by a child’s first tooth or first birthday Young children may […]

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Everyone should brush their teeth for two minutes, two times a day (after breakfast and before bed). Use a smear of fluoridated toothpaste starting with tooth eruption to age 3; after that, use a pea size. Brush all sides of each tooth using a small amount of fluoridated toothpaste. Do not rinse your mouth out […]

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Tooth healthy foods are low in sugar and high in fiber and nutrients, such as fruits, vegetables, cheeses, meat, beans, and whole grain breads and pastas. Tooth unhealthy foods are starchy and high in sugar, such as crackers, dried fruit, chips, and cookies, as well as juice and soda pop. Eating “tooth unhealthy foods” creates […]

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Water is the best drink to keep your teeth and body healthy. Water may contain fluoride, a natural mineral that helps prevent cavities. Drinking juice or soda throughout the day causes repeated acid attacks. Repeated acid attacks cause cavities. Juice and soda pop have a lot of sugar in them and no nutritional value. Replace […]

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Baby teeth are important – they help us smile, eat, talk, and hold space for adult teeth. Baby teeth, also called primary teeth, will start to come in at about 6 months of age and continue to until about age two and a half. Taking care of children’s baby teeth helps to establish good oral […]

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