What Is Dental Insurance?

What is the best dental insurance plan for me? Although there is no perfect dental insurance plan, some plans will be better than others for you and your family. Dental insurance plans primarily differ in how much you have to pay. Although no plan wi...

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Making Kids’ Dental Visits Easy and Enjoyable!

Many kids are afraid to visit the dentist, but parents can reduce their fear by finding a fun pediatric dentistry practice. Discover simple tips to make your child’s dental visits a pleasure, instead of a pain. Find a Fun and Friendly Kids’ Denti...

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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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DENTAL HYGIENE

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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Why Do Babies Suck Their Thumbs?

From the first few hours after birth, to adolescence to the time your child becomes an adult, parenthood is a whirlwind of experiences and emotions. For most parents, it starts with an adorable baby whose routine revolves around sleep and food. As th...

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Why Should X-rays Be Taken? My Child Has Never Had a Cavity?

I believe that all pediatric dentists are super heroes but, unfortunately, we were not given the power of X-ray vision! Parents will often ask why we recommend their child, with a healthy and beautiful smile, have X-rays taken of their teeth.  The e...

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Tooth Sensitivity (Dentin Hypersensitivity) and Your Child

Definition of Dentin Hypersensitivity Tooth sensitivity — also known as dentin hypersensitivity — affects the tooth or exposed root surfaces. This occurs when the enamel that protects our teeth gets thinner, or when gum recession occurs, exposing...

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Halloween Can Be Scary, Especially for Kids’ Teeth

Your kids may be ready to indulge in sweet treats this Halloween, but don’t let the holiday turn into an oral health nightmare. To keep your children’s smiles safe from creepy cavities this season and all year-round, consider these tips f...

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First Lost Tooth: Crafts Ideas and Fun Memories

Losing a tooth, especially that first tooth, is a big milestone in a child’s life, so try commemorating the moment with some crafts for the first lost tooth. Ideas such as a memory page with the theme of the first lost tooth work nicely. If you...

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