13Apr
2015
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Chocolate - Easter Need Not Be Harmful to Your Kid's Teeth

Chocolate – Easter Need Not Be Harmful to Your Kid’s Teeth

Every year, Americans spend in excess of $1.5 billion on sweet treats for Easter, a figure that is only exceeded by Halloween. It is enough to strike fear into any pediatric dentist’s heart but there are ways you can let your kids have some candy at Easter without putting their dental health too much at […]

06Apr
2015
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What Does It Mean If Your Kid Is Snoring?

What Does It Mean If Your Kid Is Snoring?

It is estimated more than 10% of children will regularly snore, and this can be caused by a number of different issues but does show that the airway is blocked at some level. If your child snores then it is important to try to find out why as this can cause low levels of oxygen […]

30Mar
2015
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Home Dental Care: Ways to Get Your Kid Interested

Home Dental Care: Ways to Get Your Kid Interested

Weary parents and caregivers know that bedtimes can be a battleground, not least because of tooth brushing and flossing. You want your child to grow up with strong healthy teeth and a great smile, but what happens if they kick up a fuss every time you try to clean their teeth, or are less than […]

23Mar
2015
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When You Should Be Worrying about Thumb Sucking

When You Should Be Worrying about Thumb Sucking

Thumb sucking is a perfectly natural habit that many small children find comforting, and they may do this while soothing themselves or to get to sleep. The majority of kids will grow out of this habit on their own, without any intervention, but what should you do if they continue to suck their thumb or […]

18Mar
2015
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Is Your Baby Teething? Learn How You Can Help

Is Your Baby Teething? Learn How You Can Help

Is your baby teething yet? Babies can begin to get their primary teeth or milk teeth from the age of six months onwards, but it is not uncommon for baby teeth to take months or even a year to break through the gums. Eventually they will have 20 primary or milk teeth, and the exact […]

17Mar
2015
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Will Your Teenager Need Their Wisdom Teeth Extracted?

Will Your Teenager Need Their Wisdom Teeth Extracted?

If you have a teenager then your pediatric dentist at the Kids Dentistry Center will probably want to discuss their wisdom teeth with you when they reach the age of 16 or so. By this stage Dr. Marina Krepkh or another of our excellent pediatric dentists will have been keeping a close eye on the way […]

16Mar
2015
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What to Expect at Your Kid's First Dental Visit at Age One

What to Expect at Your Kid’s First Dental Visit at Age One

Do you have a young baby coming up to age one? If so they may already have several teeth or are perhaps in the process of teething. So why take them to the dentist by their first birthday? The Kids Dentistry Center recommends parents bring their child to visit Dr. Marina Krepkh or any of our […]

23Feb
2015
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Pulpotomy in Primary Teeth at the Kids Dentistry Center

Pulpotomy in Primary Teeth at the Kids Dentistry Center

If your kid is a regular visitor to the Kids Dentistry Center, then we hope to be able to keep their teeth healthy and strong, so they do not need a root canal therapy, but if they do, then this procedure is called a pulpotomy. You might also hear this called a baby root canal, […]

16Feb
2015
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Bruxism: Does Your Kid Clench and Grind the Teeth?

Bruxism: Does Your Kid Clench and Grind the Teeth?

Are you awoken by the sound of your kid grinding their teeth together at night, or perhaps you have noticed them clenching their jaws tightly together during sleep? This condition is called bruxism and most often affects adults. However it has been shown up to a third of children will also grind or clench their […]

09Feb
2015
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Tooth Loss: Does Your Kid Believe in the Tooth Fairy?

Tooth Loss: Does Your Kid Believe in the Tooth Fairy?

Where Did This Tradition Come From? The tooth fairy is just one of several figures in folklore related to milk tooth loss and the legend goes that when a child loses one of their milk teeth they should place it under their pillow, where at some point during the night the tooth fairy will reward […]

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