Pediatric Dental Group Blog

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Canker Sores: What They Are and How Best To Avoid Them

A small ulcer that appears on soft areas within the mouth, called a canker sore causes discomfort and annoyance. Luckily, these small white sores generally shouldn't cause alarm and usually heal fine on their own. While many people experience them now and then, you can help prevent them from showing up in your mouth in a couple of ways.

What Causes Tooth Sensitivity

If you've noticed that your child experiences sharp pains in their mouth while eating certain foods, their discomfort could be related to tooth sensitivity.

Should Teenagers Stay With a Pediatric Dentist?

Taking care of your teenager's health can get tricky as they grow up. It's hard to know when to move away from things meant for children and start using services for adults. That can include finding the right dentist. For teenagers and their teeth, it's not always easy to know if they should stay with a pediatric dentist.

Examining Some Myths and Facts Regarding Milk

Folks have been consuming milk for roughly 6,000 years and not just from cows. Some of the animals that produce milk that people use include yaks, goats, camels, sheep, buffaloes and mares. After all that time, there are still many myths regarding milk. Is dairy linked to bone health? Should humans be drinking milk from cows? What is the relationship between milk and tooth decay? When it comes to evaluating facts and myths regarding milk, there is plenty of information to go through.

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.

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