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Smilez Pediatric Dental Group of Gainesville Announces Their Participation in National Wreaths Across America Day

Smilez Pediatric Dental Group of Gainesville announced this week they are donating wreaths to National Wreaths Across America Day at Stonewall Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Manassas, VA. On December 16th, 2017, wreaths will be laid on the gravesites of fallen soldiers at over 1200 locations around the world. Everyone is welcome to attend, even if you are not able to lay out wreaths. The Ceremony w Learn More

Should Children Use Mouthwash And At What Age?

Gainesville VA Pediatric Dentist Should Children Use Mouthwash and At What Age? With so many different mouthwashes available it’s difficult to know which one is best for your children to use.  Although you can introduce your child to toothpastes like My First Colgate™ from infancy, however, it is typically recommended that you wait to introduce them to mouthwash until 6 years of age.  Mouthwash should be spit out, just like to Learn More

Is Fluoride Bad for Toddlers?

Dental care for toddlers There has been some confusion lately about the safety of fluoride. Three years ago, the American Dental Association (ADA) began recommending that parents use a smear of fluoride toothpaste as soon as teeth erupt. Up until that point they had been advising parents to wait until children were at least two years of age. This has left many parents wondering whether or not fluoride is safe for toddlers Learn More