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A Guide to Sedation in Dentistry for Children

Parents can understandably get a little nervous at the prospect of pediatric procedural sedation for their child’s dental procedure. But calm parents can be a source of comfort for children who are already scared of the dentist. In this article, we’ll help you understand what to expect when your child needs to be sedated for

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6 Creative Ways to Encourage Tooth Brushing for Kids

Being a good parent requires a lot of time, a lot of energy, and a whole lot of creativity. This is especially true when it comes to getting your little one to form good habits, like regularly brushing their teeth. It’s almost never enough to tell them about the dangers of poor oral hygiene; you’re

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Tips for Children Who Hate the Dentist

There are many adults who find the prospect of a visit to the dentist to be anxiety-inducing, so it’s understandable when children are fearful of the dentist, too.  But while it’s easy to sympathize with a little one who is reluctant to come in for a simple check-up, it’s imperative that they work through their

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Tips for Children Who Hate the Dentist

There are many adults who find the prospect of a visit to the dentist to be anxiety-inducing, so it’s understandable when children are fearful of the dentist, too.    But while it’s easy to sympathize with a little one who is reluctant to come in for a simple check-up, it’s imperative that they work through

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The Key Benefits of Pediatric Dentistry

When it comes to dental care, it’s not uncommon for all the members of a family to see the same general dentist. But just as a pediatrician focuses on treating childhood injuries and illnesses, pediatric dentists are specifically trained to treat pediatric dental issues. Pediatric dentists receive the same training as a general dentist. After

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5 Important Facts You Should Know About Baby Teeth

Most people think of baby teeth as an expendable first set of teeth that aren’t that important to care for since they’ll fall out or be removed eventually anyway. However, baby teeth, or deciduous teeth, are just as sensitive to decay and damage as adult teeth, and their level of upkeep can greatly affect a

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Common Signs That Your Child Has A Poor Bite

Maintaining a proper bite has important health benefits that go beyond physical appearance. A good bite promotes overall oral health and can prevent problems in chewing, headaches, even gum disease and tooth decay. That’s why dentists must treat bite maladjustments in children as soon as the procedure can be done safely. But for parents, some

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Common reasons why your child’s permanent teeth aren’t coming in Losing baby teeth is a big deal for young children. It is one of many milestones in their consistent (and much too fast for parents) march toward adulthood. However, the excitement can turn worrisome when permanent teeth don’t come in at expected times. Most kids

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Are your child’s baby teeth coming in on schedule?

Welcoming a bright and shiny child into your family is one of life’s greatest joys. The moment also ushers in years of challenges, frustrations, learning, and teaching; the likes of which you never thought possible. All from a little bundle of buoyant energy. Most every parent will agree that an especially trying element of a

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