Oral Health

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How Oral Health Affects Overall Health

We believe it’s never too early to start teaching children about good oral health. Practicing oral hygiene from a young age promotes overall good health. Dental disease can impact future health, which is why at Timp Pediatric Dentistry we take it seriously. We’ve shared a number of tips for promoting good oral habits, and here’s

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Tooth Care for Your Holiday Vacation

The holidays are upon us! ‘Tis the season for gatherings with family and friends, traveling to see loved ones, and holiday feasts to remember. With that being said, it’s also the easiest time to grow inconsistent with the at-home dental care routines that we’ve worked tirelessly to create. Quick! Before you head out for your

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How to Avoid Pediatric Dental Fears & Phobias

Many parents have faced dental fear within their life. Whether a certain fear began from the very first dental visit, later on in life, or stem from scary dentistry stories, a legitimate fear in the dentist is quite common. Of course, as parents, it can be a challenge to keep our children far from these

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Back to School Dental Care Tips

It’s that time of year again! The kids are back in school, supply shopping is at an end, and the excitement to get back into a classroom is still fresh. We do our very best as parents to make sure our children are prepared for whatever the school year has to throw at them, but

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Why Are Your Baby’s Teeth Crooked?

When you bring your baby or toddler in for their first appointment, rather than a cleaning, we usually do a simple exam to evaluate the health of your child’s teeth and gums. One of the things the dentist likes to look for, is the spacing between the teeth in your child’s mouth. Ideally, your child

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Picking the Right Toothpaste For Your Child

Did you know that tooth decay is the most common childhood disease? Over 16 million children develop some sort of tooth decay every year. The best way for you to help your child avoid cavities and dental decay, is to make sure that they are brushing their teeth adequately each and every day. A big

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How to Give Your Child a Balanced Diet

As parents, one of the biggest concerns we have, is ensuring that our children are healthy and thriving. This is only made more difficult by how hard it is to reason with your children. As an adult, you know the value in eating your vegetables, but it’s hard to help your child understand the importance

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