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dental cavities

Sealing out cavities is better than filling them

Even before that first baby tooth erupts, your child’s teeth are being affected by their health and nutrition. Baby teeth serve an important role as they hold the proper position and spacing for the adult teeth that will begin to take up position. Protecting your child’s oral health, every step of the way, is part… Read More »


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baby's teeth

A child’s missing teeth may not be as cute as we think

There’s nothing more adorable than a young child with missing front teeth. It’s even charming that the missing teeth affect their speech, as they memorably spit and lisp their way through childhood conversation. But sometimes children loose teeth prematurely, which can negatively affect not only their smiles, but also their confidence. If you have a… Read More »


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dental braces

Prepare your child’s teeth now for life after braces

The “braces years,” (or months, depending on your child) can be difficult ones. The goal is to give your child straight, attractive and properly functioning teeth, and you both look forward to the day when a new, confident smile can be revealed. But in the mean time, you need to make sure your child’s teeth… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jul 15 2016
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  • Posted in: Braces

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General Anesthesia for Kids

Learn about general anesthesia in pediatric dentistry

If your child is extremely frightened of the dentist and dental procedures, you may avoid bringing him or her to the office for treatment. It’s understandable, especially considering that the very sound of a dental drill can traumatize some children. But dental treatment is extremely important for children’s oral and overall health. That’s why we… Read More »


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sports drinks

Why no one should be bringing sports drinks to games

Statistics continue to show an alarming increase in the consumption of sports and energy drinks, especially among kids. Along with having the potential to cause various health problems, these beverages can cause irreversible damage to teeth. And sugar is only part of the reason — high acidity levels in these drinks erode enamel, the outer… Read More »


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