Dental General Topics

What Is A Pediatric Dentist? The pediatric dentist has an extra two to three years of specialized training after dental school, and is dedicated to the oral health of children from infancy through the teenage years. The very young, pre-teens,...

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Early Infant Oral Care

Perinatal & Infant Oral Health Adorable African American boy hugging expecting mom’s belly over white background.[/caption] The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) recommends that all pregnant women receive oral healthcare and counseling during pregnancy. Research has shown evidence that...

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Teeth Prevention

Good Diet = Healthy Teeth Healthy eating habits lead to healthy teeth. Like the rest of the body, the teeth, bones and the soft tissues of the mouth need a well-balanced diet. Children should eat a variety of foods from...

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Adolescent Dentistry

Tongue Piercing – Is It Really Cool? You might not be surprised anymore to see people with pierced tongues, lips or cheeks, but you might be surprised to know just how dangerous these piercings can be. There are many risks...

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Dental Care for Your Baby

When should my child first see a dentist? “First visit by first birthday” sums it up. Your child should visit a pediatric dentist when the first tooth comes in, usually between 6 and 12 months of age. This visit will...

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