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What Do Family Dentists Do? (And Are They Worth It?)
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What Do Family Dentists Do? (And Are They Worth It?)

The difference between a general dentist and a family dentist is all in the name. Family dentists are equipped to take care of every member of a family. General dentists, on the other hand, may have restrictions that rule them out for certain family members.  Because of the wide range of people that it serves,...

How to Calm Children at the Dentist
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How to Calm Children at the Dentist

Do you dread taking your child to a dental appointment? Going to the dentist is a common childhood fear. You know that dental care is a very important part of a child’s overall health and that you shouldn’t skip it, but when yours is afraid, it can be a miserable experience for everyone. Parents need...

The Best Age to Add a Child to Your Dental Insurance
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The Best Age to Add a Child to Your Dental Insurance

Health insurance is an obvious concern for most expectant mothers, and it comes up naturally in the course of needing prenatal care and an obstetrician. Few parents, however, think about when to add a kid to dental insurance. Is it important to have dental insurance for kids? Babies aren’t born with teeth, after all, and...

When Should I Take My Kids to the Dentist for the First Time?
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When Should I Take My Kids to the Dentist for the First Time?

One of the joys of parenting is watching as children experience a lifetime of firsts. Their first words, their first day of school or even the first time they ride a bike. When parents look back at these memories, they seldom think of a very important childhood first: Taking the kids to the dentist for...

How is Family Dentistry Different?
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How is Family Dentistry Different?

Looking for a dentist for you and your family can have you feeling like Goldilocks. You might feel that pediatric dentists are too specific. And general dentists are too—well—general. A family dentist, on the other hand, might be just right for your situation. How is family dentistry different? Family dentists treat patients of any age...

3 Secret Links Between Motherhood, Pregnancy, and Oral Health Hidden in All That Dental Marketing
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3 Secret Links Between Motherhood, Pregnancy, and Oral Health Hidden in All That Dental Marketing

There’s mountains of advice out there for expecting parents, and a lot of that information is either contradictory or has a clear conflict of interest. Some of our own consultants have mentioned how difficult it is for their patients to work through all the parenting advice out there. Advice on oral health tends to be...

Does My Kid Really Need to See a Dentist?
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Does My Kid Really Need to See a Dentist?

When it comes to a child’s health, some parents may not place as much importance on their dental health as the health of rest of their growing bodies. But seeing a dentist is important for a child’s overall well-being. Whether they visit the same family dentist as their parents or a pediatric dentist, kids definitely...