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Tips for Teaching Your Child to Brush Their Teeth

We believe that starting a good oral care routine with your child at an early age is essential for the long-term health of their teeth. But we know that getting a young child to understand the importance of brushing their teeth can be an uphill battl...

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The Dangers of Thumb, Finger, and Pacifier Sucking

Posted by on August 13, 2021

Most pediatric dentists recommend helping children discontinue sucking habits by their first birthday or shortly thereafter. If your toddler or preschooler is still sucking their fingers, using a pacifier, or routinely relying on a sippy cup, there a...

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Tongue Ties/Lip Ties in Infants

Posted by on July 7, 2021

Learn more about lip and tongue ties....

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Why do Cavities in Baby Teeth Need to be Filled?

Posted by on April 19, 2021

One of the most common questions we hear at our office is, “If my child’s baby tooth has a cavity, why does it need a filling if it’s going to fall out anyway?" Learn more about this here....

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When to take away a pacifier: How pacifiers effect your child’s teeth

Posted by on October 6, 2020

It is no secret that millions of children all around the world love their pacifiers. For many parents this little device is the best way to sooth and calm a child when all else fails. One of the main reasons for this is that sucking on a pacifier or ...

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How to make your child’s first dentist visit a success

Posted by on August 5, 2020

A child’s first visit to the dentist can be a bit scary. More often than not, you as a parent are more scared than your child. However, if you educate yourself properly beforehand and therefore know what to expect, you will find out that it doesn...

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Top Home Remedies for Toothaches

Posted by on June 16, 2020

Are you having trouble with a continuous toothache? This type of pain can interfere with your day to day tasks and overall mood. The good news is that there are some at home remedies you can implement to alleviate the pain if your toothache is mild. ...

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Adolescent Dentistry

  Tongue Piercing – Is It Really Cool? You might not be surprised anymore to see people with pierced tongues, lips, or cheeks, but you might be surprised to know just how dangerous these piercings can be. There are many risks involved with...

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Prevention

Care Of Your Child’s Teeth Brushing Tips: Starting at birth, clean your child’s gums with a soft cloth and water. As soon as your child’s teeth erupt, brush them with a soft-bristled toothbrush. If they are under the age of 2, use a...

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General Topics

What Is A Pediatric Dentist? The pediatric dentist has an extra two to three years of specialized training after dental school, and is dedicated to the oral health of children from infancy through the teenage years. The very young, pre-teens, and tee...

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Early Infant Oral Care

Perinatal & Infant Oral Health The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) recommends that all pregnant women receive oral healthcare and counseling during pregnancy. Research has shown evidence that periodontal disease can increase the ri...

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