ages 6 – 11

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When Should My Child Start Using Mouthwash?

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The use of fluoride mouthwash is recommended for children ages 7 and older, provided the child can perform the activity....

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What are Dental Sealants?

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Dental Sealants are a thin plastic-like coating that fill in the grooves on the chewing surfaces of the teeth and...

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Ditch the bottled water

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Did you know that your bottled water habit could indirectly promote tooth decay? Of course bottled water doesn’t contain sugar...

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What is a Pediatric Dentist?

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Pediatric dentistry is the specialty of dentistry that focuses on the oral health of infants, toddlers, children and teens.  After...

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Does my child need a mouth guard to play sports? What kind should I choose?

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Yes! Mouth guards should be worn by both children and adults when playing any type of contact sports (football, hockey,...

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What should I do if my child falls and knocks out a permanent tooth?

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Remain calm. Locate the tooth and pick it up by the chewing surface (not the root). If the tooth is...

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What is a topical fluoride treatment?

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A topical fluoride treatment is applied at the dentist office after your child has received a professional cleaning. Usually a...

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How safe are dental x-rays?

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There is very little risk in dental x-rays. In order to provide your child with the best possible care, we...

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What kind of toothpaste is best?

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Any fluoridated children’s toothpaste approved by the ADA (American Dental Association) will work well. Your child may have a preference...

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Are baby teeth really important?

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Baby teeth, or primary teeth, serve an important role in the development of your child’s overall dental health by providing...