Why Does My Child Need Dental X Rays?

Picture this: you’re at the dentist with your son and the dentist says, “We’re going to need to take a new set of x rays for Benny,” but you’re wondering why he needs new x rays when he had them one year ago. Far too often, parents get stuck in this situation where they don’t…

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What is the Difference Between a General Dentist and a Pediatric Dentist?

A graphic describing the differences between general dentists and pediatric dentists

Even though pediatric dentists and general dentists both treat dental health conditions, these two types of dentists differ in a variety of ways. General dentists tend to treat and focus solely on adult teeth and adult dental health conditions, meanwhile pediatric dentists usually only treat children’s teeth (also known as baby teeth), mixed dentition (kids…

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Kids Oral Health Tips for Flu Season

Flu and Oral Health

Influenza, or “the flu,” is a common ailment among Americans during the fall and winter months (although sometimes flu season varies) that brings on various debilitating symptoms. The flu is especially dangerous to those over 65 years of age, people who are immuno-compromised and children, as the risks for complications are greatly increased among those…

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