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What to Expect at Your Child’s First Pediatric Dentistry Appointment

According to the Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, your child should have their first dentist appointment by the time they are one year old or before if their first tooth erupts. Periodic visits beginning in the first year of life can get help your child develop a “dental home” where they can feel comfortable and safe …

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Four Ways to Encourage Your Child to Brush and Floss Their Teeth

Most parents know that it’s not easy getting their young children to practice dental hygiene. Trying to get your child to brush and floss can often result in tantrums and tears. It’s so important to instill in them the importance of brushing and flossing at a very young age. Turning dental hygiene into a habit …

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Five Tips and Techniques for Effectively Brushing Your Teeth

1. Use the right toothbrush For most people a soft toothbrush is the right choice. It cleans your teeth without damaging your gums or enamel. Oftentimes, stiffer bristles can cause damage especially for those who tend to brush more aggressively. You should always consult your dentist to see what kind of toothbrush is right for …

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