Tooth Fairy: A History

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Think back on the days that you believed in Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny. Do you remember the excitement the prospect of losing a baby tooth brought? Knowing that the Tooth Fairy was going to come to take the tooth and leave money, whether it was a dime, quarter, or dollar, is a highlight of childhood. Bringing the magic … Read More

How To Help Your Little Ones Have Healthy Teeth

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Your children’s teeth are very important to their overall development—but do you know what you can do to help you keep your little ones’ teeth healthy? Your children’s foundation for healthy permanent teeth starts within the first few years of their life. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to help your kids enjoy healthy smiles for a … Read More

Discomfort from Teething & How to Alleviate It

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Your baby has 20 primary teeth, also called “baby teeth,” under their gum line. These teeth usually start to break through the gums between 6 and 12 months. The teething process is uncomfortable, so your baby may be irritable during the day and have a hard time sleeping at night. Our pediatric dentist is happy to give tips about teething … Read More

Kids and Dentists

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It’s hardly a secret that many children don’t enjoy dental visits. A lot of this is due to the fact that kids are just kids, but there are a few other things that can cause children to not want to visit the dentist’s office. If you’re currently facing a big fight when taking your kids in for regular treatment, review … Read More

Developing Good Dental Habits for Your Kids

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If you’ve ever raised a child, protecting their health has probably been a high priority. You may also understand that teaching them good habits can help them stay healthy well into their adult life. As you may have guessed, the same applies to your dental health. In reality, there are a few things you can do to help your child … Read More

How to Prevent Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

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Baby bottle tooth decay refers to tooth decay in infants and young children, often as the result of prolonged exposure to sugar. If your child’s baby teeth are not taken care of, it’s likely that their adult teeth will fail to grow in smoothly and comfortably, leading to many potential oral health care issues down the road. Here are some … Read More

Oral Health Risks to the Smiles of Teenagers

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As a teenager, you are often faced with life changing decisions that will help push you into adulthood and the person you wish to be. The same can be said about your oral health, as your adult teeth will begin to take hold and the oral health decisions you make can affect you forever. Listed below are some oral health … Read More

The Effect of Cavities on Your Child’s Well-Being

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Teaching your child the basics of oral health care, such as brushing and flossing, is very important to the welfare of their body as well as their teeth. You should teach your children just how vital dental cleaning is to their body’s welfare at a young age so they can grow into healthy adults. Having cavities is a problem that … Read More

Pulling Your Kid’s Teeth: What You Should Know

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You are probably aware that your kids should lose their baby teeth eventually. However, do you know when their tooth will fall out or if you should consider pulling your little one’s tooth on your own? As you may understand, letting your child’s pearly whites fall out on their own is the best option. In general, your child will lose … Read More