Why Are Good Dental Habits for Children Important?

May 08, 2024

As adults, we understand that our dental habits impact our overall health.  However, for some reason, we tend to think of children’s dental habits as being less important.  Nothing could be further from the truth!  Establishing good dental habits in children is crucial for their overall health and well-being. These habits not only contribute to … Continue reading "Why Are Good Dental Habits for Children Important?"

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Helping Special Needs Children Feel Comfortable at the Dentist

Helping Special Needs Children Feel Comfortable at the Dentist

April 11, 2024

Taking care of our children’s health, including their dental health, is very important. Visiting the dentist regularly is important for everyone, including children with special needs. However, some special needs children may feel anxious or fearful about visiting the dentist due to sensory sensitivities or communication challenges. As caregivers and parents, there are steps we … Continue reading "Helping Special Needs Children Feel Comfortable at the Dentist"

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A Timeline for Your Child’s Dental Care

October 26, 2023

If you are trying to establish a lifelong timeline for your child’s dental care, you are not alone.  Most parents struggle at some point with understanding just when they should be on the lookout for certain stages of dental development, and how they should resolve any problems that arise during these stages.  Here is a … Continue reading "A Timeline for Your Child’s Dental Care"

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Does Your Child Need A Root Canal?

May 10, 2023

Most of us think of root canals as an adult dental procedure, but children sometimes need them, as well.  How do you know if your child really needs a root canal?  Is it safe for children to have this procedure?  What are your options for avoiding unnecessary pain and oral surgery? What is a Root … Continue reading "Does Your Child Need A Root Canal?"

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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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Do I Really Need to Take My Children to a Pediatric Dentist?

July 28, 2021

Some parents do not believe that a pediatric dentist is necessary for their children.  After all, if you already have a general dentist with whom you are very comfortable and who is providing great service to you and your family, it may seem unnecessary to take your children to a pediatric dentist.  If your own … Continue reading "Do I Really Need to Take My Children to a Pediatric Dentist?"

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What You Thought You Knew About Wisdom Teeth

October 06, 2017

Wisdom teeth are the last that will develop in our mouths, and they have the potential to cause a lot of havoc. In this issue, we’ll talk more about wisdom teeth, the meaning behind their name, their purpose and whether or not they need to come out.

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