Here’s What You Need to Know About Baby Teething

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If you have a young baby between the ages of 6 months to 2 years, it’s possible that their first teeth are starting to appear. Officially known as odontiasis, but most commonly known as “teething.” Teething is when an infant’s teeth first break through the gums and can also be referred to as “cutting” of […]

Stages of Child Dental Home Care

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New parents may find themselves facing many unknowns when it comes to taking care of their young children’s dental health needs. When to start brushing? Flossing? How do you keep a baby’s mouth clean before their first teeth come in? What are the recommended utensils, supplies and techniques? This article should help you get a […]

Help! What Toothbrush Should My Child Use?

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How Do I Know Which Toothbrush My Child Needs? In the modern world we are faced with an embarrassment of choices when it comes time to pick most any kind of consumer good, and children’s dental utensils and supplies are certainly no exception. Coupled with the fact that children’s needs vary greatly as they age, […]

Eating, Drinking and Childhood Oral Health

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Promoting Good Childhood Oral Health From birth through adulthood, the human mouth goes through constant change. The 20 primary teeth erupt one by one, then fall out to make way for the 32 adult teeth. In addition to regular brushing, flossing and visits to your friendly local pediatric dentistry clinic, the things your child eats […]

My Kid Is Afraid of the Dentist!

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Popular culture has for decades depicted the dentist’s office as a scary place — the scene in “Little Shop of Horrors” in which Steve Martin is depicted as a sadistic madman springs immediately to mind — so it’s little wonder so many adults harbor an irrational fear of visiting the dentist. For small children, this […]

The Importance Of Well Child Dental Visits

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Regular dental checkups are important at all ages, but children, who face a variety of specific potential oral health hazards at each stage of development, are particularly vulnerable. It is vital that every child develops good oral hygiene habits and attends regular examinations by a pediatric dentist. First Year or First Tooth As soon as […]

Why A Pediatric Dentist?

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A lifetime of good oral health starts as soon as a child cuts his or her first baby teeth. When that time comes — and certainly no later than their first birthday — your child should see a professional who specializes in pediatric dentistry. Why not just any dentist? Aren’t they all trained and licensed […]