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Can Dental Sealants Prevent the Onset of Tooth Decay in Kids?

If you want to ensure that your child does not get cavities and/or tooth decay, you should consider talking to your child’s pediatric dentist about dental sealants. Sealants are a type of protective substance that have been utilized in the dental industry for over 50...

3 Common Causes of Bad Breath In Teens

Bad breath is a situation that everyone experiences  – whether a baby, a toddler, a young child, a teen, or an adult. Bad breath in teens can be especially embarrassing. In this guide, we will review the 3 most common causes of bad breath among teenagers. There are an...

How to Prevent Tooth Infections in Children

There are many different types of infections that can invade the lives of our children. While it is not always possible to avoid these nasty little infections, it is possible to put up a line of defense. Now that flu season is in full swing, we will inform you of some...

Tooth Injuries in Children

As babies start to move, crawl, and explore the vast and curious world around them, it is common for them to come face-to-face with numerous obstacles which may result in injuries. As time progresses and the child advances through the active years often associated...

Natural Teething Remedies for Infants

  Natural and Effective Teething Remedies for Infants If you have a child that is between the ages of 4 months and 7 months, you should learn as much as you possibly can about teething. The appearance of the first tooth in an infant’s mouth is an important milestone;...

Strong and Healthy Teeth for Your Child

When your child has strong, healthy teeth, it is easier for them to have a strong, healthy body too. It is up to you to get your child started right in proper oral hygiene. Part of this is introducing your child to pediatric preventative dental care early. Start...

Steps to Reducing a Fever from Tooth Infection

A fever is a sign that your body has an infection and that it is attempting to fight that infection. Fever from tooth infection is entirely possible. The body averages a temperature of 97.9 degrees and 100.4 degrees. A fever is classified as one reaching 100.5 degrees...

White Coat Syndrome Affects Children and Adults at the Dentist

White Coat Syndrome is a medical mystery that very little is known about. The cause of the condition has been argued for a long time, as has the validity of the claims surrounding the condition. Categorically, White Coat Syndrome is a form of hypertension, or high...

What Causes Bad Breath in Children

Bad Breath, or “halitosis”, can be an extremely embarrassing and uncomfortable condition for anyone, but, especially for children and teens. But What Causes Bad Breath in Children? There are a variety of causes of bad breath. These causes range from lack of proper...

Helping Your Child Overcome Fears

Children - at various times in their life - may exhibit different types of fears. This can be very frustrating for many adults that deal closely with the child that has fears, but it does not have to be. It is very important for adults to understand that the fears...

The Ultimate Guide to Recognizing Teething Symptoms

Teething can be a very difficult time for your baby and all members of your household. Its hard to understand why your child is uncomfortable. So let's take a look at some of the teething symptoms. In this article, I will go over some basic ways to recognize when...

Basic Oral Health Tips for Teens

It is common knowledge that during the teen years, many exciting changes take place. Kids transition into high school, they develop relationships, they engage in academic training that is designed to prepare them for adulthood, and they may even leave home and head...

Adolescent Oral Health Care Guide – Part 3

Adolescent Oral Health Care Part 1 Part 2 In the past couple of weeks, we have covered a tremendous amount of information in our multi-part series, “Adolescent Oral Health Care Guide”. You have learned that adolescents have very unique needs. Last week, you learned...