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Pediatric Tooth Decay: Facts About a Global Problem

Dental disease in children, also called pediatric dental disease or childhood tooth decay, is more common than any other chronic disease in the world. If it’s not treated, its impact can reach far beyond an unsightly smile. Rampant tooth decay reduces a child’s ability to talk and chew properly. It can even slow their mental and social growth or cause…

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Problems Your Kid’s Dentist Sees Frequently

Your kids’ teeth may not have been in their mouths very long, but they still suffer many of the same common dental issues as adults in addition to age-specific problems. Regardless of the symptom, it’s important to get dental care for your kids in a timely manner to reduce their risk of severe dental disease or tooth loss. A pediatric…

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Find a Pediatric Dentist Your Child Will Love

A pediatric dentist provides advanced dental and oral health care for children of all ages. A family dentist can also treat kids, but a pediatric specialist has experience and training that enables him or her to focus on the specific developmental stages and oral care needs of younger patients. If your child has a chronic illness or suffers from developmental…

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Straight Talk About Teen Teeth From Pediatric Dentists

Just like adolescents, teenaged teeth can be difficult. Teens often face improper tooth growth, wisdom teeth problems, and various stages of dental decay. To help teens take care of teeth, discover their dental concerns and cures. 3 Main Types of Braces Braces are used to correct or prevent problems involving crooked, crowded, or missing teeth, overbite, underbite, jaw joint disorders,…

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Baby Teeth and More: Understanding Your Child’s Dental Care Needs

Even before birth, a baby’s teeth are beginning to form, so if you are expecting a child, optimizing your own dental health is a great first step towards taking care of his or her teeth and gums. When pregnant, you should eat a nutritious and balanced diet to make sure you are getting the vitamins and minerals that are so…

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It’s Time for Teething: Understanding Primary Tooth Eruption

The emergence of your baby’s primary teeth through gum tissue, commonly called teething or tooth cutting, will probably start when he or she is about six months old, but it may take longer. The characteristic symptoms will continue until your baby has cut all 20 primary teeth. Late tooth eruption is not necessarily a reason for concern; the timeline is…

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Having Cavity-Free Kids is Possible

It can be an extremely frustrating experience for a parent when their child must receive costly, uncomfortable dental work just because the family failed to establish sound dental care habits right from the beginning. Though getting kids to brush and floss properly each and every day can sometimes be a challenge, the benefits of doing so are immeasurable. By heeding…

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Proper Dental Care for the Youngest Patients

It is important not to underestimate the critical role baby teeth play in a child’s overall development. Baby teeth are essential for helping children chew their food, helping them learn to speak, shaping their appearance, and for staking out jaw space for the permanent teeth that will eventually appear. Given these vital tasks, baby teeth deserve proper attention and a…

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Tips for Preventing Childhood Cavities

When you have kids, it’s important to find an affordable dentist to provide professional dental care, but there are many simple ways for preventing tooth decay, and some of them cost little and work amazingly well. When you help your kids develop good dental care habits early, they’ll spend less time at the dentist and more time showing off their…

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