Does My Child Need Infant Dental Care

As you cradle your infant in your arms and gaze into his cherubic smile, you might naturally wonder when your little one will need to see a pediatric dentist. It is a common misconception that parents should wait for baby teeth to appear before learn...

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Caring for Your Child’s Baby Teeth

How Do I Care for My Child’s Baby Teeth? Though you lose them early in life, your primary teeth, also called baby teeth, are essential in the development and placement of your permanent teeth. Primary teeth maintain the spaces where permanent t...

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Tot Toothbrushes Promote Good Brushing Habits

Many parents don’t know that children’s teeth must be cleaned as soon as they start coming in. What they also may not know is that traditional toothbrushes may not be safe for toddlers to use themselves because they can be overinserted in...

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Like Parent, Like Child: Good Oral Health Starts at Home

Parents are a child’s first teacher in life and play a significant role in maintaining his or her overall health. Providing oral health education to mothers and families is essential to teaching children healthy habits and preventing early chil...

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Can’t Floss Regularly? Once a Day Keeps Tartar Away!

Despite recommendations and warnings from dentists about the importance of regular flossing, many people admit they still don’t do it, and countless more floss only in the days and weeks before or after their semi-annual cleanings and checkups,...

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Prevent Dental Problems with These Diet Tips!

Everyone knows a balanced diet, with plenty of calcium and vitamin D helps to increase calcium absorption. It also should provide all the nutrients necessary to build strong teeth and keep gums and mouth tissues healthy. Young people can get adequate...

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Fluorosis Facts: Information Parents & Caregivers

Fluoride is an important mineral for all children. Our mouths contain bacteria that combine with sugars in the foods we eat and the beverages we drink. The acid that is produced harms tooth enamel and damages teeth. Fluoride protects the teeth and ca...

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Teens and Pediatric Dental Care

Teen Pediatric Dentistry Just because your teenager isn’t a child anymore, doesn’t mean they should stop seeing their pediatric dentist. Dentistry to meet the special needs of teens and adolescents is an important part of the specialized training...

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Tooth Whitening Products: Consider Your Child’s Age First!

After the tooth fairy has made a few visits to your home, you might notice that your child’s pearly smile doesn’t seem as white now that they have a few more adult teeth. This is because the top layer (enamel) of baby teeth is thinner and...

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Busy Kids. Busy Parents. How Long Does it Take To Fill A Cavity?

Cavities develop when excessive plaque, a sticky bacterial film, accumulates on the teeth. When you consume foods or drinks that contain sugars, the bacteria in plaque produce acids. Over time, these acids can break down your tooth enamel, resulting...

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Structuring Your Child’s Nighttime Routine

Brush, Book, Bed, a program of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), has a simple and clear message for parents: Each night, help your children to brush their teeth. Read a favorite book (or two)! Get to bed at a regular time each night. Having a...

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Questions to Ask Your Dentist about Anesthesia and Sedation for Your Child

The ADA offers the following questions that parents and guardians should ask concerning in-office sedation or general anesthesia for their children provided either by the dentist or by a separate sedation/anesthetic practitioner in that dental office...

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