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Even Children Can Get Gum Disease

Even Children Can Get Gum Disease Just because they’re just starting out in life doesn’t mean that young children and teenagers aren’t susceptible to gum disorders. Periodontal diseases can easily strike kids in that age range. We at the office of Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics pride ourselves on our high standards of service and building… Continue reading Even Children Can Get Gum Disease

Put a Dental Checkup on Your Child’s Back-to-School Checklist

Put a Dental Checkup on Your Child’s Back-to-School Checklist The weeks before the school year begins are very busy. Parents are buying their kids new clothes, shopping for school supplies and figuring out their family’s new activities schedules. A dental check-up should also be on their agenda. Yes, it’s important to take your child to… Continue reading Put a Dental Checkup on Your Child’s Back-to-School Checklist

Will Your Child Need Two-Phase Orthodontic Treatment?

Will Your Child Need Two-Phase Orthodontic Treatment? Young children’s teeth shift and grow frequently. While most orthodontic problems can be treated in one phase, your child might need orthodontic therapy in two phases. A pedodontist (a pediatric dentist) will be able to determine if two phases are necessary. At the office of Pediatric Dentistry &… Continue reading Will Your Child Need Two-Phase Orthodontic Treatment?

Beware the Sippy Cup

Beware the Sippy Cup Sippy cups have been around since 1981, and they’re adored by parents everywhere. You can thank Richard Belanger, who invented the spill-proof spout apparatus that helps toddlers during their transition from bottle-feeding or nursing to “real” drinking glasses. In fact, sippy cups are so efficient and convenient at preventing spills and… Continue reading Beware the Sippy Cup

It’s Important to Listen to Your Child Sleep

It’s Important to Listen to Your Child Sleep For most parents, there’s nothing more reassuring than the sight and sound of your young child sleeping peacefully in his (or her) bed. But there are times when the scene isn’t so peaceful. It is downright alarming if you hear loud snoring, long pauses in breathing or… Continue reading It’s Important to Listen to Your Child Sleep

Your Pedodontist can Spot and Correct Harmful Oral Habits in Children

Your Pedodontist can Spot and Correct Harmful Oral Habits in Children Learning is a process of trial and error, never more so than when we’re developing as young children. Children love to experiment — which can have good and bad results. When it comes to eating, drinking, and an overall appreciation of their oral health,… Continue reading Your Pedodontist can Spot and Correct Harmful Oral Habits in Children

Simple Solutions for Your Teething Toddler

Simple Solutions for Your Teething Toddler Are you looking for an experienced children’s dentist? You’ve come to the right place! At Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics, our highly skilled team is current with the foremost research, technology and techniques, and welcomes the opportunity to provide you and your little ones with the state-of-the-art dental care you… Continue reading Simple Solutions for Your Teething Toddler

Start Your Child on a Positive Note

Start Your Child on a Positive Note All of us have heard about or experienced in-person the day that small children are sitting in professional stylists’ chairs awaiting their first haircut. Some of the kids are fine with it, while others are apprehensive. The same holds true for a child’s initial visit to a dentist.… Continue reading Start Your Child on a Positive Note

What to Expect When Your Baby Starts to Teethe

What to Expect When Your Baby Starts to Teethe Your baby’s first teeth. How you delight in those white, little chiclets as they start to appear! But baby teeth are more than just cute – they serve an important purpose: helping your little one speak, smile and chew properly. They also serve as space holders… Continue reading What to Expect When Your Baby Starts to Teethe

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