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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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  • Best Teething Toys for Babies

    The teething stage can be a very rough and difficult phase for parents and babies alike. The constant crying, the discomfort, the feelings of frustration, and helplessness can be a lot to bear. As a parent, it is completely normal to want to do everything within your power to relieve your child's discomfort and help them sail through this painful and uncomfortable period, with ease. We under...

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  • Helping Celebrate Your Child’s Last Baby Tooth

    Here at Smilez Pediatric Dental Group we get asked a lot of questions on how to handle the loss of baby teeth. We think that the tooth fairy is an excellent way to tap into your child’s young imagination and help them understand the importance of good oral health. Did you know that 59% of parents report giving extra money for the first baby tooth? This Gainesville pediatric dentist thinks that t...

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  • Gum Disease and Your Child

    At Smilez Pediatric Dental Group, we know that unfortunately, gum disease can exist in your child’s mouth without you even knowing. In fact, your child may be suffering from the beginning stages of periodontal (gum) disease without noticing any pain or discomfort. Since gum disease can be undetectable, it’s critical to watch for the warning signs in order to prevent the disease from growing wo...

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  • Children’s Dental Health Month

    Now that Children's Dental Health Month is coming to a close, Smilez Pediatric Dental Group made a presentation at the Carousel Child Development Center in Manassas VA!...

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  • How to Care for a Teething Baby

    After hours of juggling a wailing baby, you’re probably desperate to address teething pain. If your baby is irritable, drooling, and chewing on hard objects, he or she is likely teething. Although some discomfort while your baby is teething is inevitable, learning a few basic approaches can ease painful gums and soothe your frazzled nerves. Offer your finger. Simply chewing on your nice, pl...