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What is silver diamine fluoride (SDF) and is it right for my child?

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What is silver diamine fluoride (SDF) and is it right for my child?

If you’ve recently visited the pediatric dentist with your child for a cavity you might have heard of a treatment option called silver diamine fluoride (SDF). SDF is a liquid that can be painlessly brushed on a cavity on a child’s tooth to stop decay. You might want to consider SDF for cavities if your […]

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How to Start the School Year Off Strong!

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How to Start the School Year Off Strong!

It’s that hectic time of year again where getting back into the swing of things can be easier said than done. Follow the tips below to help your kids start the school year off strong!   Visit Your Pediatric Dentist Every Six Months On average, students miss more than 51 million school hours each year […]

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Little Teeth Truth: What do I need to know when selecting my child’s pediatric dentist?

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Little Teeth Truth: What do I need to know when selecting my child’s pediatric dentist?

Selecting a pediatric dentist for your child can feel like a big decision for many parents, and it’s a crucial first step to ensure a lifetime of healthy oral habits. Here are a few tips to keep in mind as you’re looking for an oral health partner and pediatric dentist for your child: Ask for […]

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5 Bite-Sized Tips: How to Get Kids Excited About Oral Health

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5 Bite-Sized Tips: How to Get Kids Excited About Oral Health

  Most parents know that kids should brush twice a day for two minutes each time, but that can be easier said than done. It can be challenging to get children in the routine of brushing their teeth. Below are a few fun ideas to get your kids excited about brushing their teeth in order […]

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Little Teeth Truths: What can I expect during my child’s first visit to the pediatric dentist?

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Little Teeth Truths: What can I expect during my child’s first visit to the pediatric dentist?

                                    Question: What can I expect during my child’s first visit to the pediatric dentist? Answer: The first dental visit is educational and helps to establish a Dental Home – or home base – for your child’s dental […]

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Welcome to Denty Land!

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Welcome to Denty Land!

Welcome to Denty Land, a tooth-erific place where parents and children can find helpful tips to beat the Mouth Monsters and learn more about keeping little teeth healthy!

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‘Twas The Night Before Christmas: Mouth Monsters’ Edition

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‘Twas The Night Before Christmas: Mouth Monsters’ Edition

It’s no secret that children love to receive toys for Christmas, but the best present you can give little ones this holiday season is the gift of a bright and healthy smile! Read our Christmas tale to learn how to best fend off the naughty Mouth Monsters and prevent tooth decay.         […]

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