29Aug
2017
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3 Creative Ways to Get Your Kid to Let Go of the Pacifier

3 Creative Ways to Get Your Kid to Let Go of the Pacifier

By age two, your child won’t be suffering any permanent damage by continuing to use a pacifier. However, after age two, baby teeth may begin to slant as a result of long-term pacifier use. This risk continues to increase. By age four, a child may be looking at lifelong dental repercussions if the habit is […]

25Aug
2017
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What You Should Know About Your Child’s First Dental Visit

What You Should Know About Your Child’s First Dental Visit

Is it time for your child’s first dental visit? How do you know? What can you do to prepare your child for his or her first trip to the pediatric dentist? These are just some of the questions we want to answer for you to help calm any concerns you may have about your child’s […]

18Aug
2017
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Why Take Your Child to a Board-Certified Pediatric Dentist?

Why Take Your Child to a Board-Certified Pediatric Dentist?

The fact is that a pediatric dentist does not have to be board certified by the ABPD (American Board of Pediatric Dentistry) in order to practice dentistry on children. So why should you find a board-certified pediatric dentist for your kids rather than just taking your little ones to your dentist? Here are three reasons. […]

09Jun
2017
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The Basics of Interceptive Orthodontics

What is interceptive orthodontics? This is a preventative method for treating teeth in an effort to avoid extensive orthodontic treatment in the future. Space maintainers are used to help to ensure permanent teeth erupt and grow in properly. Here are some basics about interceptive orthodontics. Why Might a Child Need Interceptive Orthodontics? Sometimes interceptive orthodontics […]

19May
2017
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Dental Milestones in Your Child’s Life

As a parent, you may have questions or concerns about your child’s dental progress. When should the first tooth erupt? How long does teething last? When do permanent teeth begin to come in? These questions are normal, and we will try to outline some of the biggest milestones in a child’s dental health, so you […]

17May
2017
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3 Reasons You Should Take Your Child to a Pediatric Dentist

It may seem more convenient just to bring your child to the same dentist you go to, especially if the practice is advertised as being a family dentist. However, there are some significant advantages to bringing your child to a pediatric dentist who specializes in treating children. Here are 3 reasons to do so: #1: […]

10May
2017
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Should Your Child Receive Dental X-Rays

Some parents are concerned about the effect of x-rays on children, and while modern x-ray technology certainly limits the amount of radiation experienced, we understand the concerns of parents and want to address this matter. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentists provides guidelines to help practitioners make decisions about when radiographs are necessary. Consider some […]

31Mar
2017
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3 Ways to Help Children Overcome Fear of the Dentist

A morbid fear of going to the dentist is shockingly common among adults and leads to many leaving dental health issues until they have become tough to deal with. To keep this from happening to your child, it is important to start early, helping your child to see the dentist’s office as a safe place […]

24Feb
2017
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Sedation Dentistry Tips – How to Reduce Your Child’s Anxiety About the Dentist

At BRSH+FLSS, our goal is to make every child’s dental experience a good one so that he or she will grow up without a fear of the dentist. However, if your child has had a bad experience at another office or has been scared by family members or kids at school in regards to what […]

07Feb
2017
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Pediatric Sedation Dentistry Options in San Diego

At BRSH+FLSS, our primary focus is on preventative pediatric dental solutions. However, an occasional dental emergency can still arise, and if your child needs restorative dental care, it is time to consider the child’s anxiety level. Since both of our pediatric dentists are also on the medical team at Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego, […]

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