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Cosmetic Dentistry & Smile Design for Teens

The years of losing baby teeth may be over, but finding your way to the perfect smile has just begun! When adult teeth grow in, you finally get a good idea at how your smile will look for the rest of your life. Some are lucky enough to be born with a perfect set of […]

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Pediatric Dentists vs. Family Dentists

What exactly is the difference between pediatric and family dentistry? Choose the one that is the best fit for your child. Whether you are new to the area and looking for the right dentist, or your little one is finally big enough to start going to dental appointments…it is important to know your options. As […]

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Are Pediatric Dentists Trained in Special Needs?

It can be hard for families with special needs children to find dental care options for their child. Families who typically see a family dental center for their dental care may not know that while general dentists are not versed in special needs care, pediatric dentists are actually trained to handle the oral health of […]

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When to Start Using Toothpaste for Your Baby

A baby boy plays with a toothbrush.

When it comes to establishing a healthy dental care routine for your child, it can be confusing to know when and how to start. While you might be tempted to think that dental care in young children doesn’t matter since they will lose their baby teeth anyway, caring for your child’s teeth can promote good […]

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The Benefits of Digital Radiography for Pediatric Dental Patients

A child sits on a pediatric dental chair with his digital radiography images of his teeth

Many parents are understandably concerned about the use of x-ray to diagnose their child’s health. Especially when it comes to getting diagnostic images of delicate teeth, parents may wonder how safe dental x-rays truly are. At the Pediatric Dentistry of Central Iowa, we believe it is in our patients’ best interest to minimize the amount […]

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