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How to Comfort Your Child When They Start Losing Their Baby Teeth

May 16, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — danishismail @ 8:29 pm
Happy little girl holding a lost baby tooth

Many children start to lose their baby teeth around age 6, though for some, the process can start even earlier. Some kids are excited when they notice that their teeth are starting to wiggle; they are happy to see a sign that they are growing up! Other young ones, though, might be alarmed or even frightened. If that is true of your child, what can you do to comfort them? Here are some tips from an experienced kids’ dentist that might prove to be helpful:

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4 Tips Designed to Ensure Healthier Smiles Among Children with Special Needs

April 12, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — danishismail @ 9:32 pm
a little girl with special needs

It’s no secret that children with special needs can experience greater oral health problems. Those with intellectual and physical disabilities can struggle with dental decay, tooth loss, gum disease, and malocclusion. However, there are ways parents can help their children develop positive oral habits. By considering these four tips, children with special needs can have a better chance of living life with healthier teeth and gums.

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Which Books Can Help Alleviate My Child’s Dental Anxiety?

March 4, 2024

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a mother and child reading a book together

Visiting the dentist’s office can be a scary experience for some children; however, it doesn’t have to be. When using the right techniques at home, parents can help reduce dental anxiety by finding ways to connect with their children. One of the most beneficial ways to minimize fear and instead create excitement is through reading. Find out which books can be used to change the way your child views visiting the dentist.

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4 Common Oral Health Problems Among Children with Special Needs

February 13, 2024

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young girl with Down syndrome and painted hands

Special needs children or those who have physical and intellectual disabilities often suffer from serious oral health problems. Without adequate and timely treatment, these issues can worsen over time and negatively impact their overall health and well-being. Unfortunately, getting them the professional oral healthcare they need can oftentimes be challenging. Keep reading to learn about four of the most common dental problems these individuals face and why preventive care is essential for healthier smiles.

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Everything You Need to Know About Dental Care for Children with Special Needs

January 2, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — danishismail @ 9:25 pm
a parent watching their child receive dental treatment

As a parent, you should want what’s best for your little one—and this includes ensuring that their teeth are in the best health possible! This can only be achieved by regular oral hygiene coupled with routine dental visits; however, if your child has special needs or disabilities, it might be more difficult for them to maintain a bright and problem-free smile. Continue reading below to learn more about dental care for children with special needs and how you can go about keeping your child’s smile radiant and healthy!

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4 Stocking Stuffers to Keep Your Kids’ Smiles Healthy This Christmas!

December 19, 2023

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The holidays are just around the corner! Whether you are spending December enjoying festive lights, listening to holiday music, or watching your favorite Christmas movies, we can all agree that it’s one of the most wonderful times of the year. As you are picking out your kids’ stocking stuffers, it pays to think about how those items will affect their smiles. After all, no one wants to start the new year in the dental chair! Here are some fun stocking stuffers that can benefit your child’s smile.

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What Parents Need to Know About Two-Year Molars

November 2, 2023

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a two-year-old boy on playground

Your child is growing up, which means that more of their baby teeth are coming in. With each new tooth, you begin to see more of their beautiful smile, but unfortunately, with the two-year molars come unwelcome pain. Learn what signs to look for that indicate eruption, how you can manage their discomfort, and when you should have your child seen by their pediatric dentist.

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Are Teething Rings Safe?

October 14, 2023

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baby chewing on teething ring

The arrival of a new member in the family brings joy, but it also comes with its share of challenges. One of the most common hurdles parents face is teething. When babies begin to teethe, they often experience discomfort and pain. This is where teething toys come into play, offering a soothing solution. However, ensuring their safety is crucial. In this blog post, we’ll explore the world of teething toys, shedding light on their benefits and providing essential tips on how to use them safely.

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4 Facts Every Parent Should Know About Their Child’s Smile

September 2, 2023

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a child brushing her teeth

As a parent, you should want what’s best for your little one—and this includes their oral health! Developing good dental hygiene habits early in life can set the stage for a lifetime of healthy teeth and gums, but your child cannot do this on their own at first. To help you help them on this journey, here are four essential children’s dental health facts your pediatric dentist thinks you should keep in mind.

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4 Useful Tips for Helping Your Child Brush Their Teeth

August 2, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — danishismail @ 8:09 pm
a parent helping a child brush their teeth

Your smile is often the first feature that strangers notice about you—and the same goes for your child’s smile! And the secret to a white and bright grin is brushing your teeth every single day; however, young children often need careful guidance and gentle assistance when learning how to care for their pearly whites. Here are four useful tips from your trusted pediatric dentist to guide you as you begin brushing your child’s teeth so that you can ensure they remain as resplendent and healthy as possible!

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