02Aug
2017
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How Often Should Your Kids Get a Dental Checkup?

How Often Should Your Kids Get a Dental Checkup?

You are probably familiar with the recommendation for young and old alike to have a dental checkup twice per year. By having their teeth examined every six months, your children can be helped to avoid cavities and gum disease. Regularly scheduled x-rays can help to anticipate problems and keep a smile healthy. However, there are […]

25Jul
2017
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3 Tips for Infant Oral Care

3 Tips for Infant Oral Care

Babies start to experience the eruption of teeth at around 6 months of age. As a new parent, it is important to understand how to care for these freshly emerging teeth. Why? Because they will be important to your child’s ability to eat solid food in the coming months and years, and because they are […]

21Jun
2017
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3 Reasons Kids Fear the Dentist and How to Overcome the Anxiety

We discuss fear of the dentist regularly on our blog because it is one of the primary reasons that adults fail to get needed dental work done, and these fears can be passed down to children. Helping kids to deal with anxiety over being in the dentist’s chair is the best way to ensure that […]

14Jun
2017
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Dad: Your Important Role in Preventing Fear of the Dentist

Dads, you probably realise that you play a vital formative role in your child’s life. But did you know that your emotional response to dentistry may be the number one factor in how your child feels about going to the dentist? That was the discovery of researchers at the University of Madrid who published their […]

04Apr
2017
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4 Things to Consider When Scheduling Your Child’s First Dental Appointment

When it comes time to schedule your child’s first dental visit, you may have a lot of questions. Here are 4 important things to keep in mind that can help make the process smoother for you as a new parent. #1: Schedule the First Appointment by Age 1 In reality, the recommendation is to schedule […]

03Mar
2017
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First Dental Visit For Baby

When to Schedule Your Child’s First Dental Visit

In order to avoid carries, it is important to schedule your child’s first dental visit early enough to take preventative action. This is why the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends taking children to the dentist every 6 months starting from the eruption of the very first tooth (and by age 1 at the latest). […]