This Year’s Plan for Healthy Smiles

January 10, 2022

As a parent, you always have your child’s best interests at heart, and that includes his or her dental care.  You want your child to have a healthy smile, and you know that includes regular brushing, flossing, and staying away from sugary snacks.  But what if your child needs dental care beyond the basics?  One … Continue reading "This Year’s Plan for Healthy Smiles"

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Holiday Candy and Children’s Dental Health

December 07, 2021

The holidays are here, and with them comes lots of fun things to eat.  Many holiday treats that your children enjoy contain large amounts of sugar, both in liquid and solid form.  These treats can have a negative impact on your child’s dental health, so knowing how to spot and limit treats that may promote … Continue reading "Holiday Candy and Children’s Dental Health"

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The Best Nutrition for Your Child’s Dental Health

November 12, 2021

Children’s dental health consists of more than just brushing and regular checkups.  You may not realize it, but your child’s diet plays a crucial role in how well his or her teeth will develop over a lifetime, and early dietary habits often set the stage for adulthood.  In fact, one recent study suggests that higher … Continue reading "The Best Nutrition for Your Child’s Dental Health"

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Five Things To Do To Help Your Child Have a Beautiful Smile

October 11, 2021

We know you want your child to have the best of everything, and that includes a beautiful smile.  Your child’s dental health impacts every area of life, from physical health to emotional well-being.  A child with a healthy, vibrant smile will feel more self-confident, and this is a recipe for a happy, successful childhood!  At … Continue reading "Five Things To Do To Help Your Child Have a Beautiful Smile"

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What Is the Best Dental Routine for My Child?

September 09, 2021

If you have small children, you may be wondering about their dental routine.  How soon should they start brushing, and how often should they brush?  What about regular checkups?  At ABC Dental, we want to work with you to establish the right routine for your children to protect their oral health and give them beautiful … Continue reading "What Is the Best Dental Routine for My Child?"

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Your Child’s First Dental Exam

August 07, 2021

If you are thinking of taking your child for his or her first dental exam, congratulations!  You are starting your child out on the right road to a lifetime of good dental health.  However, we know that you may have some questions about what will happen at your child’s first exam, so we want to … Continue reading "Your Child’s First Dental Exam"

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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

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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