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Exploring The World Of Dentistry

Going to the dentist was always a bit of a thrill for me. I'm not quite sure if it was my mother's promise to pay me $5 for each cavity free visit or the awesome toys my dentist kept in the waiting room that led to my initial love of dentistry, but one thing is for sure. My early love of dentistry has helped me to maintain a healthy and beautiful smile throughout my entire life. I am convinced that the more we know about dentistry and how it can impact our lives, the more likely we will be to develop good oral hygiene habits. That is why I have decided to start this blog so that everyone can have access to the latest information in the world of dentistry.

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The Parent’s Complete Guide To Pediatric Dental Exams And Cleanings

As adults, many people have visions of Steve Martin in "Little Shop of Horrors" any time they even think about going to the dentist. Once they become parents, however, they have to overcome that fear and set their children on the right path to good oral health.  When should you schedule a child's first dentist appointment? Believe it or not, the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends that a child's first visit to the dentist occur either around the time of their first birthday or when their first tooth appears, whichever comes first. Read More 

How To Stress Less About Your Next Dental Visit

No one wants to be worried when they go in to see their dentist. If you are sick of being nervous about your dental appointments because you are worried about the outcome each time that you go, then you should make sure you follow some helpful tips that can help you to ensure you hear good things at your visits. Here are ways to turn your dental exams into positive experiences. Read More 

How An Orthodontist Can Help Your Child Have A Healthy Dating Life

Crooked teeth occur early in a child's life and can become worse as they age in a way that is hard to manage. For some children, these crooked teeth may prove to be nearly impossible to tolerate when they want to start dating. Thankfully, visiting an orthodontist can help this situation. Crooked Teeth May Impact Your Child's Love Life Though you may not want to think about this facet of your child's life, there comes a time when they are going to have some romantic feelings for a person late in their teen years. Read More 

How A Baby’s Diet Affects Their Teeth

A baby's diet has a pretty big influence on the dental health of the baby. The wrong diet can wreck a baby's teeth, and the right diet can help the baby have strong and healthy teeth. Below are some of the negative effects that a wrong diet can have on a baby's teeth. Teeth Decay Dental decay is a serious risk of poor eating habits. Foods that contain sugar or that can be processed to produce sugar are the main culprits. Read More 

Time For Their First Dental Visit? Why You Need To Choose A Pediatric Dental Clinic

If it's time to schedule your child's first trip to the dentist and you're planning to take them to your dentist, you may want to reconsider your options. Children need a dentist that is able to care for their specific needs. In other words, they need a pediatric dental clinic. Pediatric dentists are trained to care for children, which means your young ones won't get lost in the shuffle of an adult dental office. Read More