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. […]

14Jul
2017
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3 Considerations When Buying Your Kid a New Toothbrush

The recommendation is to change a toothbrush every 3 months or anytime you can see visible wear on the bristles. That having been said, you still want to choose the right toothbrush for your child. Here are 3 things to consider when you are picking up a new brush. Toothbrush Size – If your child […]

23Jun
2017
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How to Buy the Right Toothpaste for Your Kids

Home dental care is a vital part of protecting your children from tooth decay. An important element in that home care is selecting the right toothpaste for your kids. Here are some suggestions to help you pick a safe and effective option. Considerations When Choosing a Toothpaste One of the main factors to look into […]

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 […]

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 […]

07Jun
2017
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Pulp Therapy – A Baby Root Canal

The root canal is probably the most feared term in dentistry. They can be very expensive, especially since some dental insurance may not cover the entire procedure. However, before a tooth reaches the point of needing a root canal, pulp therapy may be a possible way to intervene. Think of it as a baby root […]

24May
2017
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Getting Enough Fluoride in a Bottled Water Society

With nightmare scenarios like what was reported on in Flint, Michigan, it’s no wonder that many families rely on bottle water. However, there is one important factor to consider when it comes to bottled water. Unlike tap water, many brands of bottled water don’t contain fluoride. What is fluoride, and is there another safe way […]

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: […]

03May
2017
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Is Dental Health Affecting Your Child’s Schoolwork?

You may be surprised to learn that there is a great deal of research connecting a child’s oral health to his or her performance in school. Why is proper dental care so vital to being able to get a good education? Here are some of the things that researchers have discovered. Dental problems result in […]

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