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Importance of Mouthguards

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Custom Fitted MouthguardsThe importance of mouthguards for youngsters playing sports cannot be overstressed. Accidents can – and do – happen, and mouth protectors are vital to keeping your child safe from dental injuries while taking part in sporting and other recreational activities.


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The Importance of Baby Teeth

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Pediatric Dental OfficeThe importance of baby teeth lies chiefly in the fact that they reserve space in your little one’s mouth for their adult teeth to emerge. Baby teeth – aka primary teeth or milk teeth – also enable your child to speak properly and eat well.


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Benefits of Dental Sealants

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Pediatric DentistryYou’ve done all you can to encourage your child to stick to a regular routine of oral hygiene – but it may not be enough to prevent tooth decay.

Thorough brushing and flossing will get rid of food debris and bacterial plaque from smooth surfaces of teeth but your child’s permanent back teeth – premolars and molars – are still prone to developing cavities.


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What Do Fluoride Treatments Do for My Child?

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Pediatric DentistryThe mineral fluoride is naturally present in many foods as well as in water, rocks, and soil. Because it helps to prevent cavities, fluoride is produced synthetically and added to drinking water and oral health products like dental floss, toothpaste and mouth rinses. A form of fluorine, fluoride protects your child’s teeth against tooth decay by strengthening enamel, the protective outer layer of teeth.


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When Tooth Extraction is the Best Option

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Tooth Extraction for KidsDentists will do everything possible to save a tooth and extraction is always the last resort. However, there are occasions when pulling a tooth is the only option, and this applies to children as well as adults because baby teeth are subject to the same issues as permanent teeth.


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Taking Your Special Needs Child to a Pediatric Dentist

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Special Needs Children's DentistKids can often get fretful ahead of and during a dental visit, and taking a special needs child to a pediatric dentist can be particularly stressful, for both the youngster and parents. Choosing the right pediatric dentist is important for all parents but if your youngster has special needs it’s absolutely vital.


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Why Should Children Get Early Orthodontic Treatment?

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Pediatric Dentist that performs orthodontic treatmentAs a parent, you may think orthodontic treatment is only appropriate for older kids and as they progress into their teens. However, orthodontic care at a young age can provide multiple benefits for your youngster.


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