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What Makes Me Smile Art Exhibit

– Pediatric Dentistry of Ft. Myers, Dr. Tim Verwest, DMD is offering children 18 years or under a chance to create works of art centered[…]

Preteen Nutrition for Dental Care

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[…]

Preteen Healthy Habits

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.[…]

Brush the Plate – Fort Myers Miracle 2016

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[…]

Going to the Dentist

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[…]

Brush, Floss, Swish

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 Healthy Foods

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[…]

Water for Thirst

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[…]

Baby Teeth ARE important!

Baby teeth are important – they help us smile, eat, talk, and hold space for adult teeth. Baby teeth, also called primary teeth, will start[…]

How Important is Diet to My Child’s Oral Health?

A balanced diet is necessary for your child to develop strong, decay-resistant teeth. In addition to a full range of vitamins and minerals, a child’s[…]