Pediatric Dentistry

A Parent’s Guide to Pediatric Dental Care

Pediatric Dental Care

Dental issues are common in young children. If not taken care of correctly, these issues can lead to bigger problems down the road. That’s why it’s important to start good dental habits early. As a parent, you want what’s best for your child, and that includes their dental health. With […]

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Cavities In Baby Teeth? Why Some Kids Get Them

Cavities in Baby Teeth

What Causes Cavities in Baby Teeth? Several factors can influence a child’s chances of developing cavities. According to Johns Hopkins Medicine, “tooth decay [and, in turn cavities are] caused by bacteria and other things. It [cavities] can happen when foods containing carbohydrates (sugars and starches) are left on the teeth. […]

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What Is A Knee-To-Knee Pediatric Dental Exam?

Knee-To-Knee Pediatric Dental Exam

The American Association of Pediatric Dentists recommends taking your child to the dentist by their first birthday, or within six months of their first tooth erupting. At their first visit, you may see the dentist perform a knee-to-knee exam, also called a lap-exam, for your little one. What Can I […]

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How Can Dental Sealants Prevent Cavities?

Dental Sealants

During your child’s next 6 month check-up, ask your pediatric dentist about dental sealants and how they can prevent cavities. In many cases, it is nearly impossible for children to clean the tiny grooves in their teeth – especially those molars in the back of their mouths. This is where […]

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