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Stop Teeth Troubles in Their Tracks with Periodic Dental X-Rays

In pediatric dentistry, earlier really is better. When problems are detected early, it’s possible to create a plan of action to minimize and eliminate many future dental issues. Periodic dental x-rays, or radiographs, are a particularly important tool used in pediatric dentistry. Dentists perform visual exams of the teeth, but not all structures inside the […]

What’s the Big Deal About Fluoride and Sealants?

While brushing, flossing, and professional dental cleanings go a long way, they are not enough to fully protect your child’s teeth against decay. As an extra measure of prevention, there are two other tools that go a long way in preserving your child’s oral health: fluoride and sealants. Fluoride Fluoride is a naturally occurring element […]

Early Dental Visits: 4 Reasons to See a Dentist by Age 1

When it comes to your child’s oral health, it is never too early to begin practicing good hygiene. Long before your baby has big toothy grin, you should be thinking about oral care and the ways you can facilitate a lifetime of good oral health. Both the American Dental Association and the American Academy of […]