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 […]

26Dec
2017
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4 Big Myths About Dental Care for Baby Teeth

4 Big Myths About Dental Care for Baby Teeth

We’re about to debunk four of the most harmful myths in the world of dental care for infants. If you are a new parent, be sure not to fall victim to believing one of these dental care fallacies. Myth #1 – Babies Don’t Need Two Brushings Per Day We’re not sure where this one came […]

22Dec
2017
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Caring for a Child’s Teeth Up til Age 2

Caring for a Child’s Teeth Up til Age 2

Your infant’s teeth require care from the moment the first tooth erupts. How can you help your child to keep his or her teeth clean during the first months of life? We’re going to provide you with a few pointers for caring for a child’s teeth up til age 2. Keep gums clean – Really, […]

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 […]

01Dec
2017
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Good Dental Health 101 – 3 Keys to a Healthy Smile

Good Dental Health 101 – 3 Keys to a Healthy Smile

The way to maintain good oral care for kids isn’t a mystery. There are a few basic things that create the environment for good dental health. If you want to keep your kids cavity-free and help their smiles shine brightly, here are three of the basic elements of good dental health for children: Good Dental […]

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 […]

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