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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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5 Frequent Questions Parents Ask about Pediatric Dentistry

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Pediatric dentistry can be a huge mystery for some, especially first-time parents. Taking your child to the dentist is already stressful enough. Do you have to think of everything? This is why we’ve compiled a list of questions parents ask us all the time. Why should you worry when others have already done it for you? Read on to find out the answers to the most frequent questions we’ve been hearing. 1. Is My Child Old Enough to Go to the Dentist? The short answer is: Yes! As soon as your child’s first tooth has sprouted, you can get them in for…

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5 Things Your Kids’ Dentist Probably Didn’t Tell You

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The early years of parenthood come along with many challenges and issues to look after. Between changing diapers and educating our kids, it’s easy to lose sight of other important matters like dental care. Many parents tend to think going to a kids’ dentist may not be a priority until the permanent teeth settle in. Sadly, even some doctors fail to educate parents about the importance of healthy teeth. Let’s take a look at five practices you should implement to ensure your kids have a healthy start in life: 1. Get Them Used to Brushing Teeth Early on By “early”, we mean…

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How Can an Orthodontist Improve Your Teenager’s Self-Esteem?

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Teenagers nowadays seem to lack in the self-esteem category. Some of it may stem from a problem with their smile which an orthodontist could correct, no problem. Now, if only teenagers knew the advantages orthodontics could bring to a smile! There is no question regarding the health benefits of straighter teeth, but teens will not care for those. Instead, you should make them aware of the attitude their peers will have when they get their movie star smile. Here’s what you can do: 1. Remind Them How Good They’ll Feel with a Healthy Smile At their age, teenagers are self-conscious about…

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How to Help Your Kids Manage with Pediatric Dentistry Anxiety

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Every single parent out there knows how difficult kids can be when taking them to the dentist. Even resorting to pediatric dentistry doesn’t do much to alleviate their fears.  Well, with our advice, you’ll be able to put all this drama behind you. We want what’s best for your kids health-wise, so we’ve decided to offer some helpful tips. Here’s how you can manage your kids’ anxiety when taking them to a pediatric dentist: 1. Don’t Keep Them Out of the Loop Children are inquisitive by nature, and they hate it when adults don’t tell them what’s going on. That’s why…

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