12Dec
2017
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5 Things to Do When Your Child Complains Of a Toothache

5 Things to Do When Your Child Complains Of a Toothache

Uh oh – your child is complaining about a toothache. What do you do? Don’t panic! We’re about to give you a 5-step process you can follow when your child is dealing with this painful condition. Step 1 – Determine the Source of the Pain Is it actually tooth pain or is there a problem […]

08Dec
2017
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The Pros and Cons of Using a Pacifier

The Pros and Cons of Using a Pacifier

Pacifiers are commonly used to soothe infants. However, there are also some detrimental effects that can come about when a child uses a pacifier for too long. Should you allow your child to have a pacifier at all? Here is a pros and cons list so that you can make an informed decision. Benefits of […]

05Dec
2017
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Baby Teeth – Their Vital Role in Your Child’s Oral Health

Baby Teeth – Their Vital Role in Your Child’s Oral Health

Baby teeth fall out, so how important can they be? The answer is: very important! We’re about the explain the vital role that primary teeth (also called deciduous teeth) play in the oral health of your child. A Predictor of Future Dental Health First of all, kids who get cavities in their baby teeth are […]

28Nov
2017
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3 Times a Pediatric Dentist May Recommend General Anesthesia

3 Times a Pediatric Dentist May Recommend General Anesthesia

Sedation dentistry is a great tool for a pediatric dentist who has to work on children who are anxious about going to the dentist. Sedation can range from laughing gas to general anesthesia. What are some situations when it is advantageous for your child to be under general anesthesia while at the dentist? Here are […]

24Nov
2017
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Make Way for Permanent Teeth – 3 Reasons for Space Maintainers

Make Way for Permanent Teeth – 3 Reasons for Space Maintainers

Sure, baby teeth fall out, but that doesn’t mean they have no useful purpose. In fact, the health of baby teeth can play a major role in how well your child’s permanent teeth grow in because they act as placeholders. But what if your child loses a primary tooth prematurely due to an injury or […]

17Nov
2017
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Should My Child Have Multiple Loose Teeth at the Same Time?

Should My Child Have Multiple Loose Teeth at the Same Time?

Kids usually start to lose their baby teeth during first grade (although this may vary depending on how old a child is when starting school). After that, your child may seem to lose one tooth at a time for several years until all of his or her baby teeth are gone and permanent teeth have […]

14Nov
2017
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3 Reasons to Schedule a Dental Appointment by the End of the Year

3 Reasons to Schedule a Dental Appointment by the End of the Year

If you don’t already have dental appointments for your kids between now and the end of the calendar year, you may have good reason to schedule one. Here are three reasons to set up a dental appointment before the new year begins. #1 Get Your Two Annual Cleanings Your kids should be having two cleanings […]

10Nov
2017
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Tips for Handling 3 Dental Emergencies Experienced by Children

Tips for Handling 3 Dental Emergencies Experienced by Children

Despite you and your child’s best efforts to protect his or her teeth, accidents can happen. Here are a few tips to help you deal with a stressful situation should one of these three dental emergencies be experienced in your household. #1 A Primary Tooth Is Knocked Out Primary teeth, also called baby teeth, eventually […]

27Oct
2017
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5 Gentle Ways to Soothe a Teething Baby

5 Gentle Ways to Soothe a Teething Baby

Many parents are particularly concerned about using any kind of medication on an infant. For this reason, a parent may be at a loss for how to help a teething child deal with the pain that comes along with the eruption of new teeth. While a number of companies make “homeopathic” gels or tablets, the […]

10Oct
2017
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Insurance Reminders as the End of the Year Nears

Insurance Reminders as the End of the Year Nears

We are in the final quarter of the calendar year, and that means a number of things when it comes to dental insurance. Here are a few reminders so that you can be sure the kids have the dental insurance they need for upcoming cleanings and should any emergencies arise. Don’t miss out on covered […]

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