Helping Your Child Feel at Ease at the Dentist Office

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Bringing your child in for their first dental visit early in their life is so they get used to being in a dental office and won’t get nervous. Once your child is older than two, depending on their temperament and personality, they might experience anxiety at the different sights and sounds. At this age, the... Read more »

What Do You Know About Toothbrushing for Kids?

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Pediatric dentistry places a heavy focus on tooth brushing for kids. In order to ensure that your child receives the necessary pediatric care to keep their smile safe in the future, you will need to establish an effective toothbrush routine. Making sure your child’s teeth are cared for, which should begin as soon as the… Read more »

Does Your Child Need Laughing Gas?

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Are you familiar with laughing gas, also known as nitrous oxide? This is a form of sedation dentistry that many pediatric dentists use to calm children who are anxious about receiving dental care. We have provided a review of laughing gas and how it can calm your child’s nerves during a dental checkup. Laughing gas… Read more »

How to Teach Kids Oral Health Habits

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Do you ever have a tough time getting your kids to brush and clean their teeth? Then when you take them into the dentist’s office for their cleaning, their mouths are full of cavities. It’s a hard battle to fight as a parent, simply because young children don’t understand the importance of oral health. Teaching… Read more »

All About Children and Bruxism

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Do you worry about your child’s smile because they tend to grind their teeth? If so, you’re not alone. Many parents cringe at the sound made when their children grind their little chompers together. Our dentist, Dr. , would like to tell you all about teeth grinding, which is also known as bruxism, so you… Read more »

Prevent Cavities with Pediatric Dental Checkups

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Did you know that cavities are the most common disease children face today? The development of cavities in your child’s smile could result in them missing several hours of school and turning in poor schoolwork as a result of distracting dental pain. We encourage you to schedule regular dental checkups for your child to reduce… Read more »

Pondering a Pediatric Dentist for Your Child

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So, you have a new baby. Congratulations! Along with taking your child to the pediatrician for regular developmental check-ups, it will soon be time to find a pediatric dentist. In the meantime, just follow the guidelines below and your child will be on a path to a long life of healthy smiles! You will need… Read more »

Baby Bottle Tooth Decay Is Avoidable

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Having a child is a huge responsibility. With this responsibility comes many cares, concerns and questions, many of which have no specific answer. Luckily, when it comes to teeth, there are answers! Let’s look at a common concern–Baby Bottle Tooth Decay. We’ll address what it is as well as what to do to prevent it…. Read more »

Teething Babies and Brushing Teeth

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Teething can be hard on both parents and baby, especially at first. Your baby’s first teeth will likely come in between four and six months old, and as soon as that first tooth comes in, it’s important to start brushing. Baby oral care is as simple as it is important, and keeping their mouth clean… Read more »

Basic Information About Mouth Guards

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Do I need a mouth guard? For those who play sports, mouth guards are often recommended. A mouth guard can be beneficial while playing any sport but are especially important for contact sports like football, boxing, and hockey. A mouth guard can help protect the teeth, jaws, and soft tissues from injury during sport. How… Read more »