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Dental Spacers for Baby Teeth

If your child has lost a baby tooth early, but their permanent teeth have not yet grown in, you may want to consider dental spacers. What are Dental Spacers? A dental spacer is an oral appliance that helps maintain the space left behind by a missing baby tooth. They are custom-made, to fit each child’s

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Are Baby Teeth Fillings Worth It?

As a parent, you want what’s best for your child, including oral health. One question we often hear from parents is whether baby teeth need fillings. Parents frequently inquire, “Do we really have to go through the process of filling a cavity if it’s just going to fall out one day?” Although your little one

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Top 5 Dental Care Books for Kids

Dental care is an important part of children’s health, but it can be difficult to teach them about good oral hygiene habits. That’s why we’ve put together a list of the five best children’s books about dental care! These books are fun and educational, and they will help your children learn how to take care

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Help! My Children Hate the Dentist!

Kids and parents alike often fear dentist appointments. The good news is that there are plenty of ways to make the experience less traumatic for your little ones. Let’s discuss some tips to help your children like the dentist! Teaching kids about oral hygiene is important, making the dentist appointment much less painful for them

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Tips for Preventing Cavities in Children

Did you know that one in five children have cavities by the time they reach kindergarten? That’s a lot of teeth that will need to be filled! In this blog post, we will discuss some tips for preventing cavities in your little ones. Follow these simple steps and you can help keep your child’s smile

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Are Electric Toothbrushes Really Better?

It’s no secret that electric toothbrushes are becoming increasingly popular. But are they any better than traditional manual toothbrushes? According to the American Dental Association, the answer is a resounding yes! How Electric Toothbrushes Stand Out Electric toothbrushes are more effective at removing plaque and bacteria from teeth and gums, and they can be especially

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What Filling Material Is Best for Your Child?

When it comes to baby teeth, parents often ask us if a filling is really necessary. After all, if it’s not a permanent tooth, is there really a need to worry? Although fillings are not always the route your dentistry team might deem best, it’s still something that we can do to ensure a healthier

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How a Pediatric Dentist Handles Restless Kids

Going to see a dentist can be a nerve-wracking experience for anyone and everyone. That’s why seeing a restless child in the dentist’s chair can be disheartening, but completely normal. Dental anxiety is an uncomfortable thing, but it’s something that can be overcome. Getting your child to the dentist when they’re dealing with anxiety is

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