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Here is a practical and no-nonsense approach to fighting cavities with diet. We all know that sugar causes cavities, but we need to look at foods that contain carbohydrates and how long they stick to the teeth as a cause also. Here is a snack ...

Fluoride Varnish: What Parents Need to Know ​Healthy gums and teeth are important to your child’s overall health. This is why your child’s doctor will talk with you about good dental habits even before your child’s first ...

How Pediatricians Screen for Autism ​​​Pediatricians start screening your baby for signs of developmental or communication challenges like autism spectrum disorder (ASD) from his or her very first well-child visit. Your pediatrician ...

February is Children’s Dental Health Month! Here are good recommendations from the ADA (American Dental Association) about your child’s oral health from birth, and time to see a dentist at one year old to review development and ...

Most parents are well aware of the importance of taking care of their children’s teeth, so it comes as a shock when they learn their toddlers have cavities during a checkup. Tooth decay among young children is on the rise—and many experts ...

Every child should be seen by a Pediatric Dentist by their first birthday. It’s important to ask your pediatrician for a referral at your child’s one-year check-up. Page Content Pediatric dentists are dedicated to the oral health of ...

You may be missing the benefits of fluoride! Today, more and more people are drinking bottled water. Bottled water contains no caffeine, no calories, and no sugar. Plus, bottled water comes in convenient bottles, easy to carry from home to ...

Halloween is around the corner, which for most children means bags of free candy and a chance to build a stockpile of sweets for the winter. No surprise, Halloween can also present parents with a variety of health and safety challenges. ...

Taking x-rays are an important part of your children’s dental exam. Routine x-rays help the dental professional diagnose cavities, discover impacted or extra teeth, and see infections that we can’t always see looking inside the ...

Don’t forget to make your back-to-school checkup soon! School will be back in session before you know it. Send your child off to class with a new bookbag, fresh pencils and a healthy smile. Some schools require a back-to-school dental ...