Pediatric Dental Group Blog

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The Dangers of Cavities

Families rightly worry about the dangers of cavities. Still, what is a cavity, and what problems can one cause? Find out how parents can help their children avoid or treat tooth decay.

What Is Root Canal Therapy? 

Root canal therapy aims at saving a severely infected or damaged tooth. The dental procedure entails removing the infected or damaged pulp from the tooth, disinfecting the root canals, and sealing them to deter future infection. 

Is Teeth Whitening Safe for Kids?

Bright, white teeth are in demand these days. In addition to adults, there are more youth who want to improve their smile with whitening solutions.

Amalgam vs. Composite Fillings

Do you or your child need to have a cavity filled? If so, you will want to know more about amalgam and composite fillings such as what they are and how they are different from one another.

3 Reasons Why Kids Should Go to Their Twice a Year Dental Visits

Making sure your child grows up healthy is important, especially when it comes to eating well and exercising often. One part of children's health many people may not think about is how clean their teeth are and how well they brush. Ensuring that their teeth and gums are staying clean includes making sure that they go to their twice a year dental visits.

3 Myths and Facts About Fluoride

Fluoride is used in many oral care products to help strengthen and protect teeth. However, it's also a confusing topic for parents concerned about the risks this mineral might pose to their children's health.

3 Reasons Why Your Children Should Brush After They Eat

Part of taking care of your children includes making sure they brush their teeth at the right time. Brushing your teeth can prevent serious damage to the teeth and gums, but some children may be hesitant to actually pick up their toothbrush.

How What Your Child Eats Affects Their Teeth

Putting your child on the right track toward good dental hygiene starts with a healthy, balanced diet. Proper nutrition will give your child strong teeth and can prevent cavities.

Is It Necessary To Use Dental Sealants on Baby Teeth?

Dental sealants are thin coats of plastic applied to the surfaces of molars and premolars. These surfaces are particularly susceptible to cavities because they have deep grooves and crevices that can trap food and bacteria. When a sealant is applied, it creates a barrier that prevents decay-causing bacteria from reaching the tooth's surface.

Making Brushing and Flossing Fun for Kids

Good oral hygiene habits should start early in life to ensure that children have healthy teeth and gums. Brushing and flossing are essential for maintaining good oral health, but getting kids to do it can be a challenge.

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