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Holiday Tooth Care

November 17, 2022

Oral Hygiene Tips for Kids this Holiday Season With holidays around the corner and children ready to eat cake, pies, candy and all the wonderful sweet holiday treats, it is a good time to focus on kids’ oral health. To help, we’ve complied 5 common oral health issues in children along with tips to treat…
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Are Sparkling and Carbonated Water ok to Drink?

October 17, 2022

It’s well known that sugary teas, sodas, and juices are not good for your teeth, but have you ever stopped to consider the impacts of sparkling water and seltzer drinks? There has been an increase in the market of different types and kinds of sparkling water, including no sugar, artificially sweetened, and zero calories. Even…
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Myths About Pediatric Dentistry

September 19, 2022

If you’ve ever Googled questions about pediatric dentistry, you’ve likely found a lot of conflicting information about what you should and shouldn’t do when it comes to your child’s dental health. We’re here to set the record straight on some of the most common myths about pediatric dentistry! MYTH #1: CHILDREN DON’T NEED TO SEE…
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Should my teen still see a pediatric dentist?

August 15, 2022

A question we are often asked is, “Should my teen still see a pediatric dentist or switch to a dentist for adults?” If you’ve been taking your child to the dentist since an early age, they’ve probably already visited a pediatric dentist instead of a general dentist. But now that your child is becoming older…
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What is a pulpectomy?

June 20, 2022

Used in cases of severe decay or trauma to the tooth, a pulpectomy is a procedure to remove all the pulp from the crown and roots of a tooth. Pulp is the soft material inside the tooth which contains the nerves, connective tissue, and blood vessels. WHEN IS A PULPECTOMY NECESSARY? If a baby tooth,…
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What to do with a Loose Tooth

May 4, 2022

Children have 20 baby (primary) teeth – 10 on the top and 10 on the bottom. These teeth act as placeholders for the adult teeth that take their place after the baby teeth fall out. Most children begin to lose their baby teeth at about six years old, and this process continues into their early…
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Thumb Sucking and Pacifier Use

April 5, 2022

Did you know it is completely normal for babies and young children to suck their thumb, fingers, or pacifier? Sucking is a natural reflex that provides security  and is a way for young babies to learn about their world. Some babies even begin sucking on their fingers before they are born! When should children stop…
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