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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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Is Chewing Ice a Sign of Iron Deficiency?

December 28, 2018

Whether its crushed, cubed, or flaked, chewing ice is a habit for many of us. In this issue, the San Diego child dentist experts at ABC Child Dentistry will talk about the hidden dangers of chewing ice, and the surprising reason behind the habit.

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Are Poor Oral Health and Poor School Grades Connected?

November 23, 2018

With the 2018-2019 school year now in full gear, it’s important to remind parents about the correlation between poor oral health and lower grades. In this issue, the San Diego child dentist experts with ABC Children’s Dentistry will share findings from a study that confirmed the importance of healthy teeth and gums, especially for students … Continue reading "Are Poor Oral Health and Poor School Grades Connected?"

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5 Tips for Soothing Your Child’s Dentist Phobias

June 16, 2018

The scientific name for anxiety about visits to the dentist office is dentophobia, and the American Dental Society acknowledges that it keeps about 10% of the U.S. population from seeking dental care. However, it doesn’t have to be this way. Because dental health can mirror your child’s overall health, it’s vital that you do what … Continue reading "5 Tips for Soothing Your Child’s Dentist Phobias"

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Why Opening Things With Your Teeth is a Bad Idea

June 01, 2018

Opening things with our teeth is a bad habit many of us pick up as a child. Whether it’s using our teeth to open a bag of chips, a bottle or a walnut, we’re risking fracturing or cracking a tooth in the process. In this issue, we’ll talk more about how to teach your children … Continue reading "Why Opening Things With Your Teeth is a Bad Idea"

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You’ll Never Believe What You Can Do With Your Old Toothbrush

May 18, 2018

Using a toothbrush at least twice daily is an essential path to good oral health. It helps to prevent tooth decay, gum disease and tooth loss. However, what do you do with your old brush after buying a new one? You may be surprised at the number of incredible uses for old toothbrushes. We’ll talk … Continue reading "You’ll Never Believe What You Can Do With Your Old Toothbrush"

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Find Out How to Recognize Signs of Teething

May 12, 2018

A baby’s toothless grin can be adorable, but the baby teeth (primary teeth) are lurking just beneath the surface and can become visible practically any time before or after your child’s first birthday. Teething, the first sign that your child’s baby teeth are about to come in, can directly lead to a host of mood … Continue reading "Find Out How to Recognize Signs of Teething"

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Find Out What Type of Gum Your Child Should Be Chewing

April 20, 2018

If you allow your child to chew gum, we have a few suggestions to pass along to you. In this article, we’ll talk about how old your child should be before chewing gum and the types of gum that are best for your child’s teeth.

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What’s Causing White Spots On Your Child’s Teeth?

March 30, 2018

While white teeth are generally a good sign of healthy teeth, white spots can be an indicator that there are some problems going on. In this issue, we’ll talk about what could be causing white spots to appear on your child’s teeth and what should be done about it.

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