16Nov
2015
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What If Your Kid Has Dental Injuries or Other Dental Problems

What If Your Kid Has Dental Injuries or Other Dental Problems

Young children can have a whole host of dental problems ranging from tooth decay to dental injuries such as knocked out teeth. The good news is that many of these problems can be prevented if you help them practice good oral hygiene combined with regular checkups at the Kids Dentistry Center. Their diet also plays […]

03Nov
2015
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Frenectomy: Why Your Kid Might Need This Oral Procedure

Frenectomy: Why Your Kid Might Need This Oral Procedure

Pediatric dentists can sometimes forget that parents and caregivers don’t know all the dental terms, so what does it mean if your child’s pediatric dentist casually remarks that your child might need a frenectomy? There’s nothing to be concerned about as this is very straight forward. What Is a Frenectomy? A frenectomy is simply referring […]

21Oct
2015
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Invisible Braces for Kids: Learn about Invisalign Teen

Invisible Braces for Kids: Learn about Invisalign Teen

If your kid has been told they need dental braces then you probably want to explore all available options for them, especially if you remember yourself as a child wearing braces that were highly visible train tracks. One possible solution could be to use invisible braces. These consist of clear aligners and the most popular company […]

12Oct
2015
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How Kids Can Enjoy Halloween Candy and Save Their Teeth

How Kids Can Enjoy Halloween Candy and Save Their Teeth

You can hardly have failed to notice that the stores are packed full of Halloween candy, Halloween related goodies and costumes. It’s a great American tradition and we probably all have very happy memories of this family oriented holiday, but you’ll find pediatric dentists have a slightly different view! While Dr. Marina Krepkh and all […]

07Oct
2015
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Should Your Kid Be Using a Sippy Cup by Now?

Should Your Kid Be Using a Sippy Cup by Now?

By about age one you can begin introducing your child to training or sippy cups, gradually weaning them off a bottle so they can begin transitioning to eventually using a cup. The use of a sippy cup makes this transition process much easier for a young child to cope with rather than to try introducing […]

02Oct
2015
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What If Your Child Has a Tooth Infection?

What If Your Child Has a Tooth Infection?

Infected teeth can be extremely painful so take action if your child begins to complain about toothache. Other symptoms can include a throbbing pain in the affected tooth, and this pain can radiate out towards the rest of the head and neck area, causing sore jaws, earache and muscle tension. A mild toothache that gradually […]

22Sep
2015
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Early Childhood Tooth Decay and How to Prevent It

Early Childhood Tooth Decay and How to Prevent It

Early childhood tooth decay in very young infants and children is often called baby bottle tooth decay. This can develop when babies and very young children are given sweetened liquids to drink over a long period of time or even overnight. These include liquids that contain natural sugars such as fruit juice, milk and formula […]

14Sep
2015
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Fluoride Varnish and Why It's so Important for Kids Teeth

Fluoride Varnish and Why It’s so Important for Kids Teeth

The American Academy of Pediatrics is recommending that children’s teeth should be varnished with fluoride. It suggests that once teeth emerge, fluoride varnish should be applied to all children’s teeth every 3 to 6 months. This recommendation is the only change the committee made for this year and is certainly not a new suggestion. Why […]

07Sep
2015
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Canker Sores in Children: How You Can Help Your Kid

Canker Sores in Children: How You Can Help Your Kid

Canker sores in children can be very painful at worst, and at best they are a nuisance and will cause discomfort. Your kid may develop them on the inside of their cheeks or on their tongue. The sores can look white or gray colored and they might have a red colored border. These sores can […]

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