19Jan
2018
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3 Values to Instill in Your Children for Good Oral Care

3 Values to Instill in Your Children for Good Oral Care

What values are you working to instill in your children? We’re going to take a look at three values tied to dental care that can lead to a lifelong happy and healthy smile. Value 1 – Dental Health Matters It is important to help children understand this early on before dental issues arise. The connection […]

16Jan
2018
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3 Dental Health Tips for New Parents

3 Dental Health Tips for New Parents

You may feel like you are learning a whole new way of life as first-time parents. There’s a lot of information out there for you, but we wanted to provide a few quick tips that are specific to the oral health of your precious little one. #1 – Start Dental Hygiene Early You don’t want […]

12Jan
2018
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Parents – 3 Times You Should Be There During Your Child’s Dental Visits

Parents – 3 Times You Should Be There During Your Child’s Dental Visits

Consider your child’s pediatric dentist to be your partner in helping to keep your kid’s teeth healthy. With that in mind, there are some occasions when you should be in the room with your child for dental visits. Here are a few of those occasions. #1 If Your Child Is Nervous Sometimes having mom or […]

09Jan
2018
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3 Common Ways Kids Damage Their Teeth

3 Common Ways Kids Damage Their Teeth

Fractured or cracked teeth can be extremely painful and require restorative treatments to save the tooth. It’s far better to educate your kids to avoid activities that can lead to tooth damage. Here are three tips to help avoid causing such damage. #1 Don’t Use Teeth as a Bottle Opener Whether they saw a kid […]

05Jan
2018
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Which Teeth Should Your Child Have Sealed and When

Which Teeth Should Your Child Have Sealed and When

Dental sealants are a protective coating supplied to the chewing surface of teeth to provide extra defense against tooth decay. When combined with proper dental hygiene, sealants can protect teeth for years. But which of your child’s teeth need to be sealed, and when should you get it done? Which Teeth Benefit the Most from […]

02Jan
2018
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One Way Your Kids Should Be Imitating Sports Stars

One Way Your Kids Should Be Imitating Sports Stars

If there’s one thing that the news has taught us all recently, it is that not every famous person is worthy of imitation. Of course, that’s no real secret, and the fact is that athletes are not immune from committing acts that you don’t want your kids imitating. However, there is one way in which […]

29Dec
2017
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4 Types of Dental X-Rays and What They Reveal

4 Types of Dental X-Rays and What They Reveal

X-rays are a common part of a dental checkup. What types of x-rays may a pediatric dentist take, and what can the dentist learn from each of these types of x-rays? We’re going to examine four types of dental x-rays so that you understand their purpose. Bitewing – As a child’s primary molars grow in […]

19Dec
2017
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3 Reasons to Discourage Your Teen from Getting an Oral Piercing

3 Reasons to Discourage Your Teen from Getting an Oral Piercing

Teens are trying to advance in independence from childhood to adulthood. One of the ways your child may want to express that independence and personal growth is through an oral piercing. However, this form of self-expression poses some serious oral health risks. With that in mind, here are three reasons to point your child in […]

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 […]

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 […]

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