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10 of Our Best Moments in 2019

Happy New Year from Pediatric Dental Specialists As we get ready to ring in 2020 and the new decade it brings, we can’t help but pause and celebrate the reason why we love coming to work every single day: you! From infants at their first dental visit to teens completing their orthodontic treatment, each of…
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Tooth Truths: Myths and Facts about Child Dental Care

As a parent, you have probably received plenty of unsolicited advice about how to care for your children. Often times, this advice can be contradictory and full of myths. This is especially true when it comes to child dental care.
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8 Ways to Help Your Child Prevent Cavities

Here are 8 ways to help your child prevent cavities and enjoy the benefits of a healthy smile, starting today.
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5 Activities To Teach Gratitude to Your Kids

When you teach gratitude to your children, whether it’s through crafts or daily activities, you'll find that it is a great way to spend time together as a family, learning about each other and simply having fun.
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10 Tooth-friendly Halloween Treats

The Best Halloween Treats for Your Child’s Teeth Halloween is unlike any other day of the year. This magical day of make-believe allows your child (and you!) to embody a character or concept that sparks their admiration and curiosity. More than just a costumed holiday, Halloween offers your child the opportunity to engage in pretend…
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How to Find the Best Pediatric Dentist Near Me

Maybe you’re wondering why your child needs a pediatric dentist, especially considering their baby teeth are going to end up with the tooth fairy. But the truth is milk or primary teeth are very important for your child’s health and development. They help a child speak, chew, and smile, and they also keep space for…
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What’s the Difference Between a Pediatric and Family Dentist?

If you thought all dentists were the same, you’d be right. To a degree. While family or general dentists pretty much do the same thing when it comes to looking after your teeth, there are those who have chosen to specialize in a particular field of dentistry. For example, there are orthodontic specialists, periodontists, as…
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10 More Books to Read to Your Child About Going to the Dentist

Going to the Dentist Doesn’t Have to Be Scary Children learn about the world about them through their loved ones and peers, their own experiences, and imagery. A good book can set the tone for their imagination and make their first visit to the dentist an exciting event! Heighten their excitement or calm the qualm…
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Making Oral Health Fun: How to Explain Dental Concepts to Children

Your child’s baby teeth are important. At Pediatric Dental Specialists, we get that children would rather do a million other things than brushing their teeth. But establishing a good oral hygiene routine from as young as possible means a lifetime of happy, healthy teeth and gums, which is why we recommend making oral health fun…
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Fun Questions About Teeth for Kids

Kids, Teeth, and Fun You’ve got questions too, like how to get your kids excited about teeth. Getting your kids excited about and interested in teeth topics, that may otherwise seem anything but exciting, requires some creativity and excitement on your part. If your kids see you excited and interested, they won’t want to miss…
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10 Wild and Wacky Facts About Dentistry For Kids

Kids like weird facts. It’s a fact. Spring Break is approaching and soon school will be out for summer! Any school break means more downtime for kids or family travel. So whether you plan to pack up in the van and go on an adventure vacation style or lounge around at home, your kids will…
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4 Dentist-Recommended Recipes Your Kids Will Love

These Low-Sugar Snacks Can Satisfy Serious Cravings Kids enjoy sweets, but their teeth (and their dentists) don’t! Here are some delicious low-sugar recipes they’ll love to make and eat! Getting your kids to eat healthy foods can sometimes be a challenge. This is especially true if your child prefers sweets and snacks like candy and…
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