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“My Kids Don’t Brush Well. What Can I Do?”
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“My Kids Don’t Brush Well. What Can I Do?”

Our dentists hear it all too often from parents: “My kids don’t brush well.” Or “My kids aren’t brushing as much as they should.” Sometimes, parents are just making excuses—but more often, they genuinely want to know what they can do to improve their kids’ oral health. Let’s face it, most kids hate brushing their...

Is There Such a Thing as “Just for Kids” Dental Service?
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Is There Such a Thing as “Just for Kids” Dental Service?

All parents, new or experienced, want what is best for their kids. They often do a lot of research and take great care to find the right pediatrician. But many don’t think about their child’s dental care in the same way. Is there such a thing as “just for kids” dental service? There are pediatric...

Sealants Wearing Out? Is That a Thing?
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Sealants Wearing Out? Is That a Thing?

Dental sealants (sometimes called tooth sealants) can be a great way to prevent tooth decay, especially in younger children. But the plastic used to make those sealants does not last forever. Over time, it does wear away. This leads many parents to ask: Are sealants wearing out normal? How long do dental sealants last, typically?...

How Do I Find a Pediatric Dentist Near Me?
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How Do I Find a Pediatric Dentist Near Me?

Finding a dentist is easy. In many cities and towns, people practically trip over local dentists’ offices. But it takes a special kind of person to become a pediatric dentist, specializing in the oral health needs of children. This leads many parents, especially new parents, to ask “How do I find a pediatric dentist near...

When Should I Schedule My Kid’s First Dentist Appointment?
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When Should I Schedule My Kid’s First Dentist Appointment?

When your child is born, you find a pediatrician. It may not occur to you that you should also find a dentist. But dental care for your infant or toddler is just as important for their health and development. What Is the Best Age to Start Visiting the Dentist? The American Dental Association and the...

My Dentist Suggested Sealants. What Are They?
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My Dentist Suggested Sealants. What Are They?

Has your dentist suggested dental sealants for you or your child? Dental sealants have become a popular form of preventative dentistry. They have proven effective in fighting cavities, especially in children. But what exactly are dental sealants? And how do you decide if they are the right choice for you or your kids? What Are...

5 Signs That You Have Found a Good Dentist for Kids
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5 Signs That You Have Found a Good Dentist for Kids

Finding a good dentist for your child is an important step in maintaining his or her dental health, as well as overall health. But since not all dentists treat children, how will you know when you have found a good dentist for kids? There are some specific differences between dentists who treat children and those...

Does My Kid Need a Pediatric Dentist?
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Does My Kid Need a Pediatric Dentist?

If your child is ready for their first visit to the dentist, or if they have a dental emergency, you may be wondering about the best type of professional to treat him or her. Is it necessary to take your kid to a pediatric dentist, or can you bring them to your current dentist? Here,...