Your Child’s Dental Check-up Schedule

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How often should your child receive a dental check-up at Stephen Ratcliff Family and Cosmetic Dentistry in Arlington? You’ve probably heard that most people need a dental check-up every six months. This is a good schedule for children as well. In some cases, however, a person should see a dentist more frequently. Know The Risk […]

Watch Out For Hidden Sugar

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Every health-conscious parent knows that sugar is the number one cause of cavities. Plenty of us adults also nibble on too many sweets. Sugar is in a lot of processed food, and at Stephen Ratcliff Family and Cosmetic Dentistry in Arlington, we want you to be aware of hidden sugar and its risks to your […]

3 Critical Things You Didn’t Know About Kids’ Cavities

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It’s time to think differently about childhood tooth decay. Stephen Ratcliff Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, serving Arlington and Grand Prairie, has a team specializing in children’s oral health. Here are three important things to know about children’s dental health. Tooth Decay Is The Most Common Childhood Disease Over 4 million preschoolers have cavities. And,  tooth decay […]

Making Life Sweet?

Most of us consume far too much sugar. That isn’t exactly a news flash, but at Stephen Ratcliffe Family & Cosmetic Dentistry in Arlington, we want to remind you what sugar can do to your teeth. We get cavities when acids in the mouth attack the enamel and dentin of the teeth. The acid is […]