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  • When You Should Avoid the Emergency Room for Dental Work | Pediatric Dentist Concord

    When You Should Avoid the Emergency Room for Dental Work | Pediatric Dentist Concord

    You want to save time and money, so you take your child to the emergency room for a dental problem. It’s a growing trend especially among parents, but you should generally avoid using the emergency room when dental problems occur. We understand you want your child to receive the best available care in the quickest…

  • Teething Tips for Toddlers | Childrens Dentist Concord, NC

    Teething Tips for Toddlers | Childrens Dentist Concord, NC

    Your baby’s first teeth developing can be a difficult experience for both you and your child. Most teeth begin to appear as early as 3 months to 1 year old. This process can be uncomfortable and cause sleepless nights. However, there are things you can do to keep your toddler less irritable while they are…

  • 5 Fun Teeth Facts | Concord, NC Pediatric Dentist

    5 Fun Teeth Facts | Concord, NC Pediatric Dentist

    Test your child’s (and maybe your own) knowledge with these five fun facts about teeth and brushing. How many do you know without checking? 1. What color is your toothbrush? The most common color is blue, followed by red. If you will be spending the night somewhere or are going camping, take a toothbrush that…

  • 4 Ways to Make Oral Hygiene Fun | Pediatric Dentist in Concord, NC

    4 Ways to Make Oral Hygiene Fun | Pediatric Dentist in Concord, NC

    It can be difficult to get your child to practice proper oral care unsupervised. However, the long-term benefits of an early start to optimal oral hygiene are worth the effort. Below are some tips to help you make oral health a fun part of your child’s daily routine.  1. Brush with a Buddy. Your child…

  • When Should My Child Get Braces? | Concord Kids Dentist

    When Should My Child Get Braces? | Concord Kids Dentist

    Braces can help create a straight, healthy smile that lasts a lifetime. Ideally, any corrections to the bite, jaw, or mouth structure should be performed during adolescence while the mouth is still forming. Here’s what you need to know before your child begins treatment with braces.  Why Get Braces? Braces are used to correct improper…

  • 7 Things to Do with Your Child Before Age 7 | Kids Dentist Concord, NC

    7 Things to Do with Your Child Before Age 7 | Kids Dentist Concord, NC

    As you have likely come to realize, children grow up quickly. Make sure you are savoring each moment you have with your child. Here are seven things we suggest doing with your child before they reach age 7.  1. Make an Artistic Masterpiece Art projects are always a fun activity. Create art together. Do a…

  • Baby Teeth – Should My Child’s Teeth Be Removed? | Concord, NC Kids Dentist

    Baby Teeth – Should My Child’s Teeth Be Removed? | Concord, NC Kids Dentist

    Making sure your child’s mouth develops properly is important. Part of a growing mouth will mean your child’s baby teeth will come out. For many kids, baby teeth loosen and fall out on their own, but every child is different. When you bring your child in for an orthodontic evaluation, we take into consideration your…

  • Healthy Teeth for Sick Kids | Kids Dentist Concord

    Healthy Teeth for Sick Kids | Kids Dentist Concord

    When you are focused on a child with a fever, cough, or vomiting, it can be easy to question getting them out of the sickbed to brush their teeth. However, keeping mouths clean and teeth healthy can be even more important during illness. Here are some useful tips for protecting your child’s oral health when…

  • Teeth Stages | Pediatric Dentist Concord

    Teeth Stages | Pediatric Dentist Concord

    A child’s first tooth growing in can be a bittersweet moment for parents. It can be frustrating when babies become irritable. It can also be exciting because this marks another stage in a child’s life. Understanding the stages of oral development can help you promote optimal oral health for your child.   Birth to 3 Years…

  • Pacifiers and Teeth Development  | Children’s Dentist Concord

    One of the best ways to calm fussy babies is by giving them a pacifier. However, as babies grow this can be a difficult habit to break. The use of pacifiers can cause improper mouth development which leads to abnormal tooth growth and additional complications later in life. Here’s what you need to know about…

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