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4 Ways To Manage Kids Behavior Before Visiting The Pediatric Dentist

Visits to the pediatric dentist don’t always go as smoothly as planned when the child has trouble behaving and cooperating (at the dentist and/or before arriving to the office). Rest assured that uncooperative behavior can be common especially in children, and pediatric dentists are trained in aspects of behavior management for this very purpose. Furthermore,…

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Use It Or Lose It: Kids Dental Insurance Benefits!

Plenty of people remain unaware that their dental insurance benefits tend to run out by December 31st every year, and if you don’t use them, you will lose them! Fortunately, we’re here to help remind you. Before the year is over, your child should have had a dental checkup at least twice (once every six…

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How Do I Choose The Right Pediatric Dentist?

Choosing a healthcare provider for your child is a very important process! It’s crucial that you have the right information about the training the provider has received, the type of services they provide, and whether or not they have a friendly, calming bedside manner. Just one particularly negative visit may scare kids away from a…

High Tech Kids Dental Gadgets

We know how hard it can be to get kids excited or even interested in taking care of their teeth on a daily basis. A study conducted by Carnegie Mellon University in March 2015 found that “interactive activities are six times more likely to help students learn.” Furthermore, pediatric dentists often assert that education is one…

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Pediatric Dentistry Checklist: Fall Season

Happy autumn! Every year during this time, it helps to at least go through a pediatric dentistry checklist to make sure that your child has everything they need. The fall season is a great time to ensure kids have all of the protection they can get before starting sports, going into the holidays, and continuing…

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Top 5 Best Questions To Ask A Pediatric Dentist

Every six months, children should be visiting their pediatric dentist for a dental cleaning and check-up (in some cases, more frequent cleanings are needed). Upon visiting the dentist, it’s important to have any and all questions or concerns addressed by your child’s dentist while you have the chance. Some of the most commonly asked questions…

Child's dental appointment

How to Prepare For A Child’s Dental Appointment Before The School Year

Before kids go back to school, it’s important to make sure they see their pediatric dentist. A child’s dental appointment can be beneficial just before the school year starts, for a variety of different reasons. For example, pediatric dentists have the ability to use x rays to see in between the teeth and catch tiny…

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How Do I Teach My Children About Kids Dental Hygiene?

In order to help children form healthy habits, it’s important to educate them from a young age. When it comes to teaching kids dental hygiene techniques, using age-appropriate language is key. Not only do simplified explanations help kids understand, but they also make it easier on you when teaching them. For example, using a sentence…

Infographic describing why kids often avoid going to the dentist

3 Reasons Kids Avoid Their Pediatric Dentist

One of the most infamous reasons an individual may avoid something is the all-familiar “fear of the unknown.” Furthermore, going to any medical office may make kids scared, especially because they may have had negative experiences before, or heard/seen others have negative experiences. For these and some of the following additional reasons, kids tend to…

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What Are Dental Sealants?

Did you know that dental cavities often develop in the absence of adequate dental hygiene and preventive care? Luckily, a preventive care treatment called dental sealants may be applied to the teeth in order to stop cavities before they start. In short, dental sealants refers to a coating that is painted onto the back teeth…