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It is not too late to start the journey to a healthy, lifelong smile.

Even if your child has had a history of developing dental diseases in their baby teeth there is still an opportunity to improve their final set of teeth. From the ages of 6-13 years old children have both baby and adult teeth present. In the dental world, this is known as “mixed dentition.” With the constant discomfort of shedding and eruption of teeth, along with physical life changes children experience at this stage in life, poor oral hygiene is very common.

Continue to read to learn more about proper oral care for this unique dental stage.

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