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​Mouth guards can help protect your child from a dental emergency. They should be worn whenever your child is participating in sports and recreational activities. Our Orthodontists, Dr. Kumar and Dr. Holzimmer, will help you find the best ...

A child’s primary teeth, sometimes called “baby teeth,” are as important as the permanent adult teeth. When Do Baby Teeth Come In? A baby’s 20 primary teeth are already present in the jaws at birth and typically begin to ...

When you hear your dental care provider say that your child has an abscessed tooth, we often hear from parents of young children…What is an abscessed tooth? When you see a lump or bubble around the gum tissue in your child’s mouth ...

If your child has been diagnosed with dental decay, restoration or filling of these cavities is often a difficult task in children, especially those under the age of six. Often they are more apprehensive and less cooperative. The following are ...

What causes tooth decay? A thin, sticky, colorless film of bacteria called plaque forms on your teeth.  The bacteria in the plaque produce acid that can attack tooth enamel.  When sugary food or drinks remain in the mouth after eating or ...

At the Pediatric Dental Center we use the DIAGNOdent Laser to aid in caries (decay) detection.  The DIAGNOdent is an extremely accurate diagnostic aid. It has been proven to be over 90% accurate!  We check all permanent molars with this ...

If decay reaches the nerve of a tooth, the tooth needs to be treated with a nerve treatment. WHAT IS  A NERVE TREATMENT?  This is a method of saving a tooth, by removing a part of the nerve of the tooth.  In dental terminology this is called ...