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What to Do When Your Child Gets a Dental Injury During Sport?

Sports are a formative aspect of many young children’s lives, providing a time when they can exercise, hang out with friends, and engage in a potentially lifelong hobby. However, it’s also true that a significant number of pediatric dental emergencies happen while playing sports, with the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry estimating that sports accidents account for 10 to 39... read more »

Dental Extrusion: How You Can Help Your Child?

It’s an unfortunate fact of life, but pediatric dental emergencies are common in children. One of the more uncommon types of dental emergency/injury, however, is called a tooth extrusion, where a permanent tooth becomes dislodged from the structures holding it in place but does not fully vacate the socket. When a tooth extrusion happens, it’s vital to find care quickly... read more »

What to Do If Your Child Has a Dental Emergency?

Dental emergencies can happen at any time—especially to children. While this can be a scary thought, it means that it’s important to familiarize yourself with the best course of action to take when they happen, and rest assured that a qualified dentist is well-equipped to treat pediatric dental emergencies. Below are a few situations that can be considered dental medical... read more »

Dental Hygiene: Tips for Managing Your Child’s Dental Care at Home

Every parent knows it’s a great feeling to see your child smile—but those precious smiles need to be cared for! Children’s dental health is an important part of their developmental process, and forming good oral care habits starts much earlier than many parents might realize. Proper kids’ dental care is crucial to forming strong, healthy teeth, as well as preventing... read more »

How Often Should Children See the Dentist to Keep Their Teeth Healthy?

Scheduling children’s dental care can be a mystery to new parents—and with good reason. There’s a misconception that, because children’s baby teeth will simply fall out, dental care isn’t as important with babies and toddlers as it is with older children, but this isn’t the case! There are plenty of reasons for toddlers (and even babies) to see the dentist... read more »

My Child Has A Broken Tooth – What to Do?

No matter how carefully you look after your child’s teeth, a single sports game, playtime at recess, or even just a bite of hardy can result in a chipped or fractured tooth. While the thought can be scary, broken teeth in young children are actually quite common and can happen from a variety of causes. If your child experiences a... read more »

When Can I Take My Child To The Dentist For The First Time

Children’s teeth are especially sensitive to decay and other problems that we as adults work so hard to eradicate from our own mouths. Even babies need special care to ensure that they get a good head start with their oral care, and pediatric dentists can help make sure your child’s teeth (even the baby ones!) are strong and healthy during... read more »

Choosing a Pediatric Dentist: 4 Factors to Consider

Choosing your child’s pediatric dentist is a crucial part of their oral—and overall—health. While many dentists can treat children, pediatric dentists undergo specialized training to identify and treat dental problems in children in a way that keeps them calm and comfortable. A proper pediatric dentist will instill a sense of trust in your child that going to the dentist is... read more »

Be Prepared for the Pain: What to Do When Your Child Has a Toothache

It’s inevitable—almost every child will experience a toothache at some point. Unlike when adults have a toothache, however, young children can’t articulate which tooth is hurting them, nor understand that the pain is usually temporary. Crying and discomfort are common, and a child’s toothache can often happen when you least expect it, like on vacation or at a formal function.... read more »

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