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 […]

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: […]

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