Commonly Asked Questions

Caring for your child’s teeth is an important part of being a good parent. It can seem daunting at times. And, for new parents, even more so! But with some quick questions answered, it should make the process a whole lot easier! Here are some o...

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How Safe is Anesthesia in Dental Procedures for Children?

Guidelines The current guidelines when providing deep sedation or general anesthesia in dental procedures to children from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry for dentists and oral surgeons was upd...

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Facts About Teething Babies

Posted by on October 9, 2019

When do babies start teething, anyway? And does the arrival of teeth come with all of the fevers, cries, and sore gums that everybody says? Here’s what to expect with teething babies. When Do Babies Start Teething? You should expect the first t...

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Tips For Managing Dental Anxiety

Posted by on October 7, 2019

Managing Dental Anxiety Nearly 20% of children have anxiety when it comes to visiting the dentist. Many dentists find a fearful child more difficult to treat with proper dental care. There are however, ways to managing dental anxiety in children that...

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Encouraging Healthy Drinks For Kids

Posted by on October 2, 2019

A recent report just out by Healthy Eating Research (HER) recommends healthy drinks for kids. Leading health organizations have partnered in a new study with Healthy Eating Research that encourages healthy drinks for kids. The Academy of Nutrition an...

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What is Plaque?

Plaque is a sticky, colorless film of bacteria and sugars that constantly forms on our teeth. It is the main cause of cavities and gum disease, and can harden into tartar if not removed daily. How Do I Know if I Have It? Everyone develops plaque beca...

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Dental Sealant for Children

There are many things that you and your dentist can do to help your children have strong, healthy teeth; one of those things is using dental sealant for children. What is Dental Sealant? Dental sealant is a thin coating made from special plastic that...

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Symptoms and Relief of the “Terrible” 2 Year Old Molars

One cause of “the terrible twos” is the emergence of your toddler’s two-year old molars. These last four molars are the final baby teeth to erupt and can be an unpleasant experience for children and parents alike. Since these molars are so larg...

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7 Ways the Pediatric Dentist Wants You to Protect Your Child’s Teeth

Children run a very high risk of tooth decay, which can lead to a lifetime of dental problems. Luckily, you can protect your child’s dental health with these seven simple steps. 1. Get the First Checkup by the First Birthday Dental experts strongly...

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Root Resorption: Complications, Causes and Treatment

Resorption is the body’s way of eliminating bone or other hard tissue structures. As the New Zealand Association of Orthodontists explains, resorption of the tooth root occurs when the body begins eating away at a tooth’s root surface....

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Proper dental hygiene is all about brushing and flossing, but there is also a lot more to making sure you have healthy teeth and gums. To keep your mouth healthy throughout your lifetime, there are many factors you need to take into consideration. No...

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The Top Five Dental Issues For Children

Just as kid’s oral care needs change as they grow, so do the potential dental issues they may encounter. Understanding what these problems may be can go a long way toward helping both children and their parents do what is necessary to prevent them ...

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