Preparing Your Child for the Dentist: The Power of Storytelling

February 19, 2024

Visiting the dentist can often be intimidating and overwhelming for young children. However, introducing them to the idea of a dentist’s visit through captivating storytelling can truly make a difference. The professionals at ABC Children’s Dentistry fully grasp the significance of creating a welcoming and comfortable environment for our little patients during their dental visits, … Continue reading "Preparing Your Child for the Dentist: The Power of Storytelling"

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Tooth Eruption Guide–When Will My Children’s Teeth Come In and Fall Out?

January 13, 2024

Did you know that your baby’s teeth start forming before they are even born? It’s true! Although you can’t see them during the first six months, the teeth are there, waiting to emerge beneath the gums. Many parents wonder when their children’s teeth will emerge and when they will fall out.  Be aware that the … Continue reading "Tooth Eruption Guide–When Will My Children’s Teeth Come In and Fall Out?"

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Autistic Children and Pediatric Dentistry

March 20, 2023

Dental visits can be challenging for children on the autism spectrum.  While some children adapt very well to the dentist’s chair, others are frightened or find the visit difficult to tolerate.  There are quite a number of factors that contribute to this issue, including physical touch, lights, sounds and the introduction of new people and … Continue reading "Autistic Children and Pediatric Dentistry"

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Can Children Have Wisdom Teeth Removed Early?

January 21, 2023

Wisdom teeth, or “third molars,” are, for most children, the last teeth to emerge in the back of the mouth.  Named for the fact that they generally appear once a child has reached adult age, wisdom teeth can actually begin causing problems much sooner than age 18.  In fact, many parents wonder–could some of the … Continue reading "Can Children Have Wisdom Teeth Removed Early?"

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Wisdom Teeth Removal Quick Facts

November 05, 2022

Wisdom tooth removal is a reality for many young people.  Most children who have impacted wisdom teeth have them removed at some point, since an impacted tooth can push other teeth out of alignment and cause other problems.  However, there are several important things to consider if you are thinking of having your child’s wisdom … Continue reading "Wisdom Teeth Removal Quick Facts"

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Injuries to Children’s Teeth

August 30, 2022

A childhood tooth injury can be a frightening experience for both parent and child.  Children suffer tooth injuries from falls, playing and sports at a relatively high rate, so it pays to be ready in case something happens.  Having a plan to deal with chipped, cracked or even completely “knocked out” teeth will help you … Continue reading "Injuries to Children’s Teeth"

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Planning For Summer Break and Kid’s Dental Health

April 26, 2022

Summer is such a fun time for families, especially those with children.  Going to the beach, the amusement park or on trips to visit family is great; so is staying home for backyard cookouts and neighborhood fun! Of course, you also want to be sure that your children observe good dental habits while they are … Continue reading "Planning For Summer Break and Kid’s Dental Health"

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How To Encourage Good Dental Habits in Kids

February 14, 2022

If you are concerned that your little ones aren’t developing good dental habits, there is no reason to worry!  Fostering great dental health in kids is actually quite simple if you follow the right process consistently.  Here are some tips from ABC Dental on creating the right mindset and encouraging good dental habits in kids … Continue reading "How To Encourage Good Dental Habits in Kids"

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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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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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