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6 Indoor Activities for Kids in Hastings, Nebraska

Check out these fun indoor venues Hastings, Nebraska, has to offer kids. Did you know that Pediatric Dental Specialists has multiple dental offices in the greater Nebraska area? And one of those offices is right here in Hastings. If you are new to the area, or just looking for fun places for kids activities in…
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Interview With Dr. Sarah Kluver — A Scientist or an Artist?

Get to know Dr. Sarah Kluver and learn why she is a passionate kids’ dentist. Your child’s dentist is much more than an oral health authority—they’re a friend to your family and play an important role in shaping your child’s present and future relationship with dental care. To welcome our new general dentist to the…
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9 Things Your Entire Family Can Do Together at Home

Social distancing may be keeping us at home, but it’s also a great opportunity to come closer as a family. Across the country, schools have temporarily closed, parents are working from home, and most cities are urging people to stay home as much as possible. Getting used to these new changes can feel overwhelming for…
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5 Ways to Care for Yourself so You Can Care for Your Little One

Taking care of your family during tough times starts with one very important person: you! Life is pretty stressful for most families right now. Kids are home from school, and a lot of parents are either home or are finding themselves suddenly juggling homeschooling with teleworking. Schedules and routines are jumbled, changes are coming nonstop,…
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Our 10 Favorite Children’s Books About Going to the Dentist

These popular children’s books can make going to the dentist exciting. Spaceships, princesses, castles…the dentist? Your child’s favorite books are packed with adventure. They’re dramatic, exciting, and help them escape to faraway lands where talking dragons are real and fairies exist. One land they might not want to escape to? The dentist’s office! It’s no…
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10 Fun Facts About Dentistry for Kids

Everything You Need to Know About Kids’ Dentistry In the United States, around 20% of kids between the ages of five and 11 have a cavity. Regular visits to a dentist are vital to oral health. Children benefit from regular oral care because their body is undergoing a lot of changes throughout childhood. These changes…
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5 Ways to Afford Dental Care for Your Child

Ensuring your child gets great dental care is an essential part of helping them thrive and stay healthy, but it can be expensive and stressful. Thankfully, there are ways to lower your expenses while making sure your child gets the quality dental care they need.
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Special Dental Care Tips for Children With Special Needs

If you're in Hastings, Grand Island, North Platte, or Omaha, Nebraska, and you need special dental care for your child, you're in luck. We've got locations in all of these areas and our dentists have tons of experience working with children who have special needs.
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“How Can I Protect My Child’s Tooth Enamel?” and Other Pediatric Dentistry Questions Answered

If you act like the pediatric dentistry appointment will be scary, your child will respond in a more fearful way. So prepare your little one for their first dental appointment by reading books or playing fun games about the dentist.
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What a Pediatric Dentist Looks for in Your Child’s Mouth at Every Age

It can be hard to understand exactly what your child’s dentist is looking for at each dental evaluation. Here’s a breakdown of what pediatric dentists look for during each stage of your child’s dental development.
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What To Do If Your Child Has a Cavity

Whether you’re doing everything right or find that you need to make a few changes in order to better protect your child’s oral health, getting immediate treatment and advice for their cavity from a pediatric dentist is what matters.
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Keep the Family Entertained this Winter in Nebraska

At the end of the day, what matters during winter in Nebraska is that you spend time together as a family, building deeper ties of love and trust with your kids.
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