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5 Tips to Help Your Kids Build Positive Dental Habits

Although dental professionals do their best to make every child’s dental experience as positive as possible, parental involvement is just as crucial to a successful outcome. Without encouragement at home, kids are likely to skip on oral hygiene and miss the opportunity to build strong de...

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How to Manage Dental Anxiety in Children

It’s very common for children to be fearful or stressed when it comes to visiting the dentist. After all, many adults share those same feelings, so you can imagine how it can be overwhelming for kids sometimes. Here are some tips on how to help children manage their feelings when visitin...

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What is a Pulpectomy Treatment for Children?

When the inner pulp of a tooth becomes infected, the typical treatment for adults is a root canal. However, a procedure called a pulpectomy is often the best option for saving a primary (baby) tooth in children. A pulpectomy involves removing the entire pulp from a primary tooth in an atte...

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Effects of Thumb-Sucking on Children’s Dental Health

Prolonged thumb-sucking, as well as pacifier use, is a common dental issue for kids and can have a negative impact on your child’s smile over time. Most often, babies, toddlers, and small children resort to thumb-sucking or pacifier use as a way to soothe themselves or calm anxiety. ...

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What to Do If You Chipped or Broke a Tooth

Suddenly breaking or chipping a tooth can be an alarming experience. Dental accidents can happen to anybody, regardless of a person’s oral health. If you find yourself in a situation that results in trauma to your mouth, such as a chipped or broken tooth here’s what to do to help with ...

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Which Type of Braces Are Best for You?

The decision to get braces can be a tough one. With so many orthodontic treatment options available, you might not know which direction to go. For many people, the comfort and appearance of braces are most important. For others, the length of treatment or dietary restrictions could be the ...

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7 Most Common Dental Problems in Children

Parents always want the very best for their children and their dental health. From the time the first teeth grow in, it’s essential to promote healthy oral hygiene habits to avoid the most common dental problems children face. Dental-related issues are common in children of all ages, whi...

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What to Do When Your Child Has Mesiodens

It’s often recommended that you first bring your child to a pediatric dentist around age one, or whenever the first tooth erupts, for a checkup. While most children have completely normal first-time and subsequent visits, some children will experience a rare phenomenon that can be de...

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