Are space maintainers really necessary

Are space maintainers really necessary?

March 08, 2020

The American Dental Association tells us that most children will have a full set of baby teeth by the time they reach the age of 3. Besides helping your child to eat his or her solid foods, baby teeth provide a crucial function by serving as placeholders for your child’s permanent teeth. But if your … Continue reading "Are space maintainers really necessary?"

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What is Laughing Gas?

March 04, 2020

If your child is anxious about seeing a dentist, you may want to ask your pediatric dentist about using laughing gas during their exam or procedure. What is laughing gas? It is a gas known as nitrous oxide that can help keep your child relaxed and calm while getting dental work done. Read on to … Continue reading "What is Laughing Gas?"

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Do Children Really Need Root Canals?

January 14, 2020

When the pediatric dentist tells you that your child may need a root canal, your mind begins to race. You may have lots of questions or concerns.  Are root canals safe?  Do children need root canals?  How can we avoid a root canal?  What will happen during the procedure?  This guide will answer all those … Continue reading "Do Children Really Need Root Canals?"

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How to Smooth Dentist Office Visit for Children With Autism

July 19, 2019

A trip to the dentist’s office can be a frightening experience for an autistic child. But with just a bit of strategic planning, parents with autistic children can make dentist office visits go much smoother. In this issue, the San Diego child dentist experts at ABC Children’s Dentistry will share a few steps to help … Continue reading "How to Smooth Dentist Office Visit for Children With Autism"

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Is There Such A Thing As Too Much Toothpaste?

July 05, 2019

A vital aspect of your child’s oral care is selecting the right toothpaste. Key takeaways are choosing a toothpaste recommended by the American Dental Association (ADA) and one that contains fluoride. However, is there such a thing as too much toothpaste?

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3 Compelling Reasons to Select a Pediatric Dentist

June 21, 2019

When it comes to selecting your child’s dental health care home, it pays to be picky. That’s because not all dentists are equally prepared to treat children specifically. In this issue, the San Diego child dentist experts at ABC Children’s Dentistry will explain why it’s vital to select a pediatric dentist over a general practice … Continue reading "3 Compelling Reasons to Select a Pediatric Dentist"

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4 Reasons Why Professional Topical Fluoride Treatments Make Good Sense

March 29, 2019

We’ve written previously about why fluoride – a completely natural mineral – is so important for the healthy teeth in children and adults. In addition to fluoride being found in most kinds of toothpaste and in the California water supply, another method for making sure you and your child have a healthy dose of fluoride … Continue reading "4 Reasons Why Professional Topical Fluoride Treatments Make Good Sense"

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4 Oral Health Concerns for Teens

March 15, 2019

As children transition into teen years, a host of new dental concerns becomes more prominent. In this issue, the San Diego child dentist experts at ABC Children’s Dentistry will help parents anticipate and understand new oral health challenges that are more prone to teens.

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Here’s What You Need To Know About Canker Sores

February 08, 2019

While just about anyone can expect to experience canker sores, reports tell us they are more common in teens and young adults.  In this issue, the San Diego child dentist experts at ABC Children’s Dentistry will go in-depth about canker sores, what they are, what causes them, and share tips for treatment.

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Find Out When To Start Brushing Your Child’s Baby Teeth

February 01, 2019

A baby’s first tooth can trigger a rush of excitement in parents who have grown accustomed to their child’s drooling. While baby teeth may be small, it’s crucial that you take good care of them. In this issue, the San Diego child dentistry experts with ABC Children’s Dentistry will provide you with the information you … Continue reading "Find Out When To Start Brushing Your Child’s Baby Teeth"

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