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February Is National Children’s Dental Health Month

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The American Dental Association and pediatric dentists across the country celebrate National Children’s Dental Health month in February. Working together, they educate children and families on how to develop good habits early in life. Tooth decay is a common disease in both children and adults. The good news is that it can be prevented. Below […]

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Tooth Development in Children

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If you’re a first-time parent, you’re constantly becoming aware of new milestones to watch out for in your child’s development. As your baby starts growing into a toddler, be sure to watch out for tooth development! As your child’s body grows and their mouth starts changing, you can keep checkpoints in oral development to determine […]

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How To Keep Children’s Teeth Clean With Braces

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Braces are an expensive, but rewarding process that results in a healthy and beautiful smile for your child. Among the many other things kids must get used to in the 12+ months they wear braces, making sure their teeth are clean and free of any food particles is extremely important. Taking measures to keep their […]

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Pediatric Dentists & Family Dentists: Choosing The Right One

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When it comes to choosing the best dental health route for your child, there is a lot to consider. It’s important to look for a place that will properly develop your child’s teeth as well as make them feel welcome when they come in for appointments. When deciding whether a family dentist or a pediatric […]

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When Should My Child Start Flossing Their Teeth?

Helping your child brush starting around the time they grow them in is crucial to keeping their mouths healthy as they grow; you also want to ensure your child’s baby teeth are healthy and durable enough to last until all of their permanent teeth grow in. Much like brushing, flossing from a young age is […]

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