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Why a Pediatric Dentist Is the Smart Choice for Your Child When you looked for a physician for your child, you selected a pediatrician . . . Right? So when you’re looking for a dentist for your child, doesn’t it make sense to select a pediatric dentist? (Hint: It does!) There’s no question that general dentists do a wonderful job providing oral health care to adults and young adults, but for young children, there are
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How to Pick the Perfect Toothbrush for Your Child Having the proper toothbrush can play an important role in helping your child obtain a healthier smile. Below are some smart criteria to use when purchasing your child’s next toothbrush. Toothbrush head size. The size of the toothbrush head needs fit your child’s mouth. It should fit comfortably between their cheek and back molars and be small enough to clean all of the tough-to-reach spots. Handle
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Dentist of the week Dr. Stacey Zaikoski, Pediatric Specialist, Kettering, Ohio. Meet Dr. Stacey Zaikoski Dr. Stacey grew up in a small town of 5000 people in Benton, PA. She was a tomboy as a kid in rural PA riding 4 wheelers and exploring the outdoors to find salamanders and frogs. Needless to say, she has always been enthralled with biology and science! She went on to study molecular biology and biochemistry at Millersville University,
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Things You Need to Know about Enamel Erosion Despite being the hardest substance in the human body, tooth enamel can be eroded by acid and leave your teeth vulnerable to cavities. Here are some important things you should know about enamel erosion: What does enamel erosion look and feel like? Enamel erosion causes teeth to yellow and to be sensitive. What causes enamel erosion? The primary causes of enamel erosion are the acids contained in
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Make Sure Your Teething Products Are Safe Most children start teething around the age of 9-to-12 months, which can cause a fair amount of discomfort. As you consider any products to help ease this comfort, you should know that laboratory results from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) indicate that certain homeopathic teething tablets contain dangerous amounts of a toxic substance called belladonna. If you have homeopathic tablets or other homeopathic product for your