Teething

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Your child’s first tooth is a sign that he/she really is growing up! When that little guy pokes through the gums, the pictures will be absolutely adorable.  Unfortunately, along with …

Sugar Free Gum

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There are lots of snacks that we ask parents and patients to steer away from…anything sticky and sugary is usually a no-no. However, there is a sticky, sugary treat that …

Sealants

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Teeth are most prone for cavities within their first months and years in the mouth.   This makes children and teenagers the most likely population to develop decay in the depressions …

Radiographs

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Our number one priority as a parents is to keep our children happy and SAFE! We treat every child in our office as though they are our own.  When we …

Coxsackie

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Along with the sunshine of summer comes Coxsackie season. Most parents have never heard of Coxsackie until one of their children is diagnosed with it at the pediatrician’s office.  What …

Bottled Water

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If you read our blog regularly, you know that we post often about fluoride and fluoridated water. What can we say, we love how great it is for you and …

Fluoride Mouth Wash

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We have long recommended the routine use of a fluoride mouth rinse as a part of daily oral health care. The fluoride from mouth wash is absorbed into the tooth …

Flossing

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Today we are going to talk about a topic that a lot of kids and parents rolls their eyes at…flossing! There are tons of excuses not to floss! People claim …

The Dental Abscess

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When there is either trauma or the introduction of plaque and or bacteria into the tissues of the mouth, there is potential for infection. Sometimes you will see a small …