08Dec
2014
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When Should Your Child Get Dental Sealants?

When Should Your Child Get Dental Sealants?

If your child is a regular patient at the Kids Dentistry Center, then Dr. Marina Krepkh or another of our great dentists might have mentioned dental sealants for their teeth. But what is this treatment, and why is it so strongly advised? Why Seal Teeth? When your child’s adult back teeth first erupt they are beautifully […]

01Dec
2014
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Dental Treatments When Your Child Has Tooth Decay

Dental Treatments When Your Child Has Tooth Decay

If your child has tooth decay it is necessary to have a dental treatment and repair the tooth as soon as possible, even if it is only a milk or primary tooth. Here at the Kid’s Dentistry Center we recommend children have their teeth filled with white composite resin fillings. These are BPA free and […]

18Nov
2014
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Dr. Krepkh Explains How Fluoride Helps Children's Teeth

Dr. Krepkh Explains How Fluoride Helps Children’s Teeth

Fluoride has been added to public drinking water in the United States for many years, and has been the subject of quite a lot of controversy. Fluoride Role in Dental Care Even though rates of tooth decay have dropped significantly during this time, some people argue that this fall would have occurred anyway due to […]

21Oct
2014
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Dr. Marina Krepkh Provides Tips for Encouraging Kids to Floss

Dr. Marina Krepkh Provides Tips for Encouraging Kids to Floss

It can be enough of a battle to get kids to clean their teeth twice a day, let alone flossing last thing at night. But any good pediatric dentist as Dr. Marina Krepkh will tell you this task is essential, and good dental habits start early. Every time your child has a meal or snack then […]

06Oct
2014
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Preventing Cavities Gives Your Baby a Healthy Smile for Life

Preventing Cavities Gives Your Baby a Healthy Smile for Life

There is an increasing amount of clinical evidence showing a baby’s dental health and the likelihood of developing cavities is closely linked to the rest of their family, particularly their mom or primary caregiver. When a child is born they do not have lots of bacteria in their mouth that cause cavities, but instead these […]

08Sep
2014
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Smart Snacks for Your Child Dental Health

Smart Snacks for Your Child Better Dental Health

Parents and caregivers can usually easily control their child’s Snack habits while they are at home, but it is a different matter when they are out and about, or at school, and often the temptation of unhealthy but tasty snacks can be too much to resist. A large part of the dental health problem can be down […]

01Sep
2014
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Back To School Dental Care Appointment

Why Do You Need Back To School Dental Care Appointment?

Going back to school is probably the last thing any child wants to think about, but as a parent you can help them prepare. You’re probably used to stocking up on school supplies or perhaps buying them a brand-new wardrobe before they begin their new term, but have you thought about booking a back-to-school dental […]

19Aug
2014
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Teen Want Oral Piercing

Does Your Teen Want Oral Piercings? Learn Why They are So Bad

A Form of Self-Expression Lots of teenagers regard oral piercings as being a great form of self-expression. While these piercings might look cool they can be incredibly bad for oral health. The main reason why this is the average mouth contains millions of bacteria, and while some are benign others aren’t quite so friendly. An […]

12Aug
2014
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Healthy Teen Teeth

Top Tips for Healthy Teen Teeth

Every parent wants their child to grow up with a health and beautiful smile, but according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, tooth decay is the most common chronic disease in children aged between five and seventeen. When children are younger, their parents or caregivers have more control over their eating habits, and […]

28Jul
2014
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Childhood Tooth Decay

Early Childhood Tooth Decay Prevention

Early childhood tooth decay often occurs in the upper and lower front teeth, and it can be a serious problem. Some parents may think childhood tooth decay is inevitable, but in fact it can often be prevented. There is also a common misconception that these teeth are not particularly important as they are soon replaced […]

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