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Why Invisalign Teen is the Clear Choice for Confident Teens

Jul 15, 2016 - 11:07 AM EST
Posted under: General

Teens have always struggled with self-esteem, especially regarding their appearance. And when they have to wear noticeable metal braces, their confidence is challenged even more than before. But today, teens with orthodontic needs can keep their self-esteem in the clear with Invisalign for teens.  continue reading article

Baby At Dentist Appointment

Why Children Must Start Seeing a Kids’ Dentist at a Very Early Age

Jul 12, 2016 - 11:07 AM EST
Posted under: Pediatric Dentistry

Good oral health is an essential part of a child’s overall health, yet it’s often overlooked or neglected in very young children. But a child’s early oral health habits can affect their later dental development. That’s why parents must get an early start with a pediatric dentistry specialist to prepare and protect their kids for a lifetime of good dental health.  continue reading article

A Parent’s Primer on Proper Infant Oral Care

Jul 8, 2016 - 11:07 AM EST
Posted under: General, Pediatric Dentistry

Most parents are focused on their baby’s medical health, but it’s just as important to be aware of an infant’s dental health. Tending to infant oral care can improve a baby’s dental development and protect their dental health. continue reading article

A Parent’s Guide to Children with Eating Disorders

Jul 1, 2016 - 10:07 AM EST
Posted under: General

While it’s common for kids to be picky eaters, this becomes cause for concern when it goes beyond a preference and develops into a pediatric eating disorder. Discover what you need to know to detect and prevent the problem. continue reading article


The Formula for Protecting Your Child from Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

Jun 28, 2016 - 10:06 AM EST
Posted under: General, Pediatric Dentistry

From the moment that infants and toddlers start getting their baby teeth, they are at risk for tooth decay. According to pediatric dentists, the most common dental concern for children in the US is a condition called baby bottle tooth decay. Learn more about this dental disease and how to protect your child’s dental development. continue reading article


Dental Sealants – The Simple Procedure for Strong Decay Protection

Jun 24, 2016 - 08:06 AM EST
Posted under: General

Did you know that getting dental sealants for your child is one of the quickest, easiest procedures that family dentistry practices offer? A pediatric dentist in Florida, Maryland and Virginia is typically able to perform the whole procedure in a matter of minutes. Take a look at how easy it truly is to protect your child from cavities with dental sealants. continue reading article


Brush Up on How to Care for Your Baby’s Oral Health

Jun 17, 2016 - 10:06 AM EST
Posted under: General, Pediatric Dentistry

Your baby’s oral health is more important than you may think, so you need to baby your child’s teeth to ensure their healthy dental development. continue reading article

Child's otolaryngologist doing ear examination

Hear How Ear Infections Can Affect Your Baby’s Oral Health

Jun 14, 2016 - 10:06 AM EST
Posted under: General

Teething and ear infections are common problems that babies face in their first year. Teething and ear infections have many of the same symptoms, which is why you may be uncertain of whether your infant has an ear infection or is simply starting to teethe. Since they share so many symptoms, you may also wonder if there’s any connection between ear infections and your baby’s oral health. continue reading article

The Straight Truth About Braces for Kids

Jun 10, 2016 - 08:06 AM EST
Posted under: General, Orthodontics

Braces remain the most common way to straighten a child’s teeth and fix their poorly-aligned bite. Find out about this treatment that can save your child’s smile. continue reading article

Baby chewing a teething toy

A Parent’s Go-To Guide for Teething

Jun 3, 2016 - 10:06 AM EST
Posted under: General, Pediatric Dentistry

Teething is a notorious part of a child’s development. That’s why many parents worry about when do babies start teething and anxiously await their teething symptoms. To help you prepare for this painful period, follow this expert guide. continue reading article

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