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Saltwater or Living Water

Saltwater or Living Water In many dental offices, you will find an aquarium in the reception area. In fact, much of the movie Finding Nemo revolves around a fish tank in a dental office. When we looked at how much it would cost to install a nice, average-sized saltwater tank in our office, it came […]

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How to Help a Child Who is Fearful of the Dentist

A parent asked this question on our Facebook page. If anyone has any questions or suggestions for future blog posts, please post them on our page or in the comments section, and I will be happy to answer them! Typically a child who is fearful of the dentist will have had a difficult situation at […]

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“Dentistry With a Mission”

“Dentistry with a Mission”   An article written about us when we first opened used the phrase “Dentistry with a Mission,” and it stuck. Our full mission statement is to “provide exceptional, individualized oral healthcare for infants, children, adolescents, and patients with special needs in a fun and compassionate environment. We partner with parents and focus […]

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FAQ: When should I floss my child’s teeth?

Flossing is a key part of maintaining a healthy mouth and a beautiful smile. But let’s be honest, flossing is not very high on the to-do list. Sometimes, it takes so much effort to get your child’s teeth brushed at night, that adding flossing would be just too much. So here’s a tip: Only floss your […]

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FAQ: Why are baby teeth important?

  FAQ: Why are baby teeth important? They’re going to fall out anyway, right?! Baby teeth, or primary teeth, are present in the child’s mouth from around 6 months until they are twelve. Baby teeth are critical for a child’s eating, smiling, speaking, and facial development. With good brushing and flossing, and with a reasonable […]

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FAQ: What are sealants?

FAQ: What are sealants? Sealants are a protective coating that can be placed in the deep grooves and pits of permanent molars (and sometimes other teeth). It is a white material that flows into the cleaned enamel, and when the blue light hits the sealant, it is cured and bonded to the tooth surface. Typically […]

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FAQ: How Does My Child Get Cavities?

FAQ: How Does My Child Get Cavities? The two ways that your child can get cavities are by not brushing (or flossing) his or her teeth, and by consuming too much sugar. Sugar can be in many forms, either liquid (milk, juice, or other sugary drinks) or solid (sweets and candy). Typically the liquid form […]

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