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Why dental x-ray recommended when my child has never experienced cavities?

July 11, 2018

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Pediatric Dentist will recommend x-ray on a child that has never experienced cavities.  Parents often wonder why their child need the x-ray.  Visually only the top and sides of the teeth can be examined, but to be able to further see the supporting structure or closed contacts between the teeth is only possible via x-ray. …
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Tips for New Parents

March 28, 2018

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  Being a new parent is a journey and many questions may arise.  We have some great tips to help you with your infant’s oral hygiene. When do I start oral hygiene routine for my baby? Question: Do you have to clean baby’s mouth if there are no teeth present? Answer: YES! It is important to keep…
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Should Parents Pull Loose Baby Teeth?

March 14, 2018

  Should a baby tooth be pulled by help of a parent? Generally the answer is no.  The tooth may not be loose enough to come out and that may lead to damage to the gum and bleeding and pain.  The best policy recommended by Dr. Abazari is to have the child herself/himself to do…
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Tooth Fairy Tuesday

March 7, 2018

One of the earliest references to the Tooth Fairy that we know and love was in an article in the Chicago Daily Tribune in 1908: “Many a refractory child will allow a loose tooth to be removed if he knows about the tooth fairy. If he takes his little tooth and puts it under the…
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How to Find the Perfect Toothbrush for Your Child

February 28, 2018

One of the most important tools in your child’s mouth-health arsenal is their toothbrush. Often overlooked and under considered, it is vital that you take the time to buy the right toothbrush for your child. Below are some smart shopping guidelines to consider when buying your child’s next toothbrush. Bristles Bristles come in all shapes…
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Can Gummy Vitamins Harm Teeth?

December 30, 2016

Gummy vitamins have become very popular in the last several years and even adults now have the option of getting essential vitamins and nutrients through a tasty gummy treat.  But while this can be a great way to get children to take their vitamins, gummy vitamins can harm your teeth.  Yes, they are enhanced with…
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