Is the Health of My Childs Gum’s Important?

March 16, 2019

Kid Brushing Teeth

While most people concentrate on brushing only their teeth, they should be looking a little bit lower. Gums are the most overlooked part of oral health. Gum health is essential for that long term, healthy feeling you get right after seeing the dentist. Below you’ll see how having your children’s gums clean and understanding good…
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Should You Pull Out Your Child’s Loose Tooth?

March 1, 2019

This is often a question we receive here at Forever Smiles Pediatric Dentistry. Children’s “baby teeth” can sometimes cling on for far longer than we would like. These hanging teeth can cause slight bleeding at the gums, pain, and sensitivity to cold and hot temperatures. Growing up, it was pretty common to hear about parents…
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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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