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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...

What are Sealants? Do My Kids Need Them?
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What are Sealants? Do My Kids Need Them?

If you have school-age children, you may have heard other parents discussing sealants. Dental sealants are a popular method of keeping cavities at bay. Many of your kids’ classmates may have had their dentists apply them. What exactly are dental sealants, and do your children need them too? How Do Dental Sealants Work? A dentist...

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...

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...

5 Tips for Finding a Kid-Friendly Dentist
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5 Tips for Finding a Kid-Friendly Dentist

Your child’s first trip to the dentist is a major milestone, and it can help set the stage for a lifetime of good dental health. That’s why it is so important to find a kid-friendly dentist with whom your child feels comfortable. But finding a good dentist can take some time. Finding a kid-friendly dentist...

What to Expect When Getting Sealants
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What to Expect When Getting Sealants

If you are getting dental sealants for your child (or yourself), congratulations—you are taking a positive step toward protecting those hard-to-reach back teeth. The procedure itself is largely painless, but it still helps to know what to expect when getting sealants placed on your (or your child’s) teeth. The Procedure Having sealants put on is...

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,...