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  • Our Top Blogs of 2023

    Our team enjoyed researching these topics and writing about them for our readers.  We hope you found them educational, insightful and informative. If you have any topics you’d like us to write about in 2024 let us know.  Happy New Year and we look forward to seeing you soon! FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS WHEN LOOKING FOR A NEW PEDIATRIC DENTIST Choosing a pediatric dentist for your ...

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  • Frequently Asked Questions When Looking for a New Pediatric Dentist

    FAQs to ask a Pediatric Dentist Choosing a pediatric dentist for your child is an essential decision that can significantly impact their oral health and overall well-being. It's important to find a dentist who not only provides quality dental care but also creates a positive and comfortable experience for your child. To help you navigate this crucial decision, we have compiled a list of freque...

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  • Benefits of Back-to-School Dental Checkups for Kids in Elementary, Middle and High School

    Back-to-school dental checkups are beneficial for kids at all school stages, including elementary, middle, and high school. This article will detail the specific advantages of these checkups for each stage. Elementary School Early Intervention: Detecting dental issues early in elementary school can prevent them from becoming more severe and affecting your child's overall health. Oral H...

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  • 8 Fun and Educational Oral Hygiene Activities for Kids at Home

    As parents, we all know how challenging it can be to get our kids excited about brushing their teeth and maintaining good oral hygiene habits. However, instilling these habits early on is crucial for their dental health and overall well-being. The good news is that oral hygiene doesn't have to be a mundane task; it can be turned into a fun and educational experience for kids right at home. In this...

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  • The Bitter Truth: How Sugar Can Impact Children’s Teeth and Cavities 

    Maintaining good oral health is crucial for overall well-being, especially during childhood. As parents, it’s essential to understand the potential harm that excessive sugar consumption can cause to our children’s teeth. This blog post will delve into the relationship between sugar, tooth decay, and cavities, shedding light on the importance of instilling healthy dental habits in our kids. ...

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  • Afraid Of The Dentist? Helpful Tips To Calm Your Child’s Dental Fears

    Most parents know how hard it is to get their children excited about going to the dentist. There are a few time-tested tips for helping your kids get over their totally normal fear of the dentist. Here are few tips that many parents found successful. Visit a fun family dentist just for kids...Like Smilez of Gainesville! :-)  Even most parents will admit the dentist can be intimidat...

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  • Should Children Use Mouthwash And At What Age?

    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 l...

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  • Fun Dental and Teeth Facts

    Kids are fascinated by science and biology, especially the human body. As children begin to practice good oral health, parents can make it fun by sharing fun facts about their teeth and mouth. Below are ten interesting "did you know" facts about teeth and dentists from your friends at Smilez Pediatric Dental Group and Colgate. If you’re child is right handed, they'll more than likely chew on...

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  • How to Prevent Early Childhood Tooth Decay

    You may have heard it referred to as baby bottle decay or baby bottle rot. Early childhood tooth decay occurs when sweetened (as well as those that are naturally sweet) liquids are left to coat the developing teeth of an infant or young toddler. Some children are more prone, genetically, to teeth troubles, but that risk increases when a child is given a bottle of milk or formula as a comfort item ...