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Q&A: Frequently Asked Questions About Pediatric Dental Health

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Whether you’re a first-time parent or have taken many a child to the dentist, you will likely always have some questions. Our friendly staff takes the time to make sure you feel comfortable getting all of your questions answered in our office when you visit, but in the meantime, here are the answers to many […]

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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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