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The Advantages of Pediatric Dentistry for Children and Parents

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Medicine is medicine, right? Wrong. Kids and adults have very different needs for the treatment they receive from their doctor for their health and well-being. This is especially true for dental health and good oral hygiene. Children’s dental care is a specialized field, which requires specific training, tools, treatment, and medical knowledge. All of which work to make the procedures being performed as efficient, effective, and stress-free as possible for both parents and children. The field of children’s dentistry is called pediatric dentistry. Pediatric dentists are trained to address dental issues in newborns to help retain a healthy smile all…

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Let’s Talk About Children’s Dental Coverage

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Will “Repeal and Replace” Affect Your Dental Coverage? Many individuals and families in the US, face overwhelming difficulties in acquiring a sufficient dental plan and health coverage. This demographic amounts to over two-thirds of the population. The vast majority of this demographic includes marginalized individuals of ethnic minorities, people with preexisting conditions or chronic illnesses, senior citizens, and the growing population of low-income families. This lack of a dental plan and accessible coverage is a major contributor to both the imbalance of oral disease and general illness which the people of these demographics bare. Contributors to this hardship can include;…

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How a Local Dentist Would Explain Tooth Anatomy to Kids

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Healthy habits are formed starting at a young age. This includes dental hygiene as well. It’s essential to do our best to teach our children the importance of proper dental care and its long-term benefits. Because most of you are not dentists, we decided to go ahead and explain tooth anatomy just like a local dentist would. The purpose of this article is to help you explain tooth anatomy to your kids without sounding too serious. If they understand the role of their teeth, then they will know what will happen if they don’t take care of them. Let’s see what tooth anatomy is…

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Local Dentist: Everything You Want to Know About Pulling Out Baby Teeth

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Do you remember the time your baby teeth started falling out? Most likely it was both an exciting and slightly terrifying time. Maybe you managed to do it with the help of your parents or your local dentist. But now you have your own kids and the whole process looks different. You want to make it as seamless as possible for your child – and with good reason. If you don’t have time to talk at length with a pediatric orthodontist about this, read further and get prepared for handling the whole baby teeth situation like a pro. How Soon Should…

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How to Help Your Kids Overcome Their Fear of Pediatric Dentistry

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Regular visits to the dentist should be a part of every child’s life. Introducing your kid to pediatric dentistry early on will put your child on a pathway of a lifetime of excellent oral health. However, most children don’t enjoy the thought of going to the dentist from the get-go. We’re also sure nobody enjoys kicking and screaming much either. Want to get your youngster from under the covers and into the practitioner’s chair without too much of a fuss? You’ll find some helpful tips below. How to Survive the First Pediatric Dentistry Checkup Don’t worry, we’re exaggerating for effect….

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A Parent’s Handy Guide to the Different Types of Kids Braces

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Sadly, it used to be common for children to pick on each other for wearing kids braces. But now, with over 4.5 million people in the U.S. wearing them, the stigma has subsided. Especially since only 25% of those four million are adults. It also helps that different types of braces (other than metal) have been developed. Many kids and teenagers dread the thought of wearing metal ones. This can sometimes lead to them developing certain self-esteem issues. The alternatives you will read about in this article are likely to help alleviate those feelings. Not to mention they’ll fix any irregularities that might…

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Dentistry for Kids: Manage Their Anxiety with These 4 Tips

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When it comes to dentistry for kids, pretty much every parent knows how difficult it can be to convince your little ones everything is okay. After all, most kids assume even a normal dental check-up is bad news.  So, it’s important you know how to handle the situation. Otherwise, your kids can end up developing irrational fears of the dentist. What’s there to do, then? Well, we’ve put together a list of four ideas you can try to soothe your child’s fear of the dentist: 1. Be Truthful with Them, and Always Keep Them Informed One mistake many parents make is not…

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Fun Tooth Care Facts to Convince Kids to Try Pediatric Dentistry

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It’s hardly a secret – getting kids to give pediatric dentistry a chance can be a challenging task. After all, many kids can be quite vocal about how much they dislike the idea of going to the dentist. Well, fortunately, there are some ideas you can try out which might make your kids be more receptive when it comes to visiting the dentist. The answer to your problem might be some fun general facts about tooth care. Yes, it can be as simple as that. You’d actually be surprised how easy it is to spark children’s curiosity with little bits of trivia….

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Pediatric Dentistry: What You Need to Know about Tooth Decay in Kids

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When it comes to tooth decay, kids are always the first victims. According to pediatric dentistry experts, millions of kids in the country will end their summer break suffering from tooth decay.  That’s mostly because it’s so easy for them to forget about proper dental care procedures. As a parent, it’s your job to keep an eye on your children’s dental health. Thus, it’s crucial to properly understand how this illness works, and what causes it to develop. Only then will you truly be able to combat it. So, without further ado, here is what you need to know about tooth…

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How to Choose the Best Pediatric Dentist

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As a parent, you need to make sure there’s a sense of trust between your child and the pediatric dentist. It’s no use going into the first dentist’s office you see and settling for that. You need to know what qualities a good dentist possesses so that you can make an informed decision. The guidelines we’ll provide for you in the following lines will ensure you only get quality service. 1. Where to Start Your Search We talked about trust in the beginning. Ask someone you confide in to recommend you a pediatric dentist. Start with your friends and family. You…

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