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  • Nurturing Little Smiles: Pediatric Dental Care Tips During the Holidays

    The holiday season is a magical time for families, filled with joy, laughter, and cherished traditions. Amidst the festivities, it's crucial to pay special attention to the oral health of our little ones. With an abundance of sweet treats, late nights, and a break from the usual routines, it's easy for children's dental care to slip through the cracks. In this blog post, we'll explore essential pe...

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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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  • 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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  • Is Fluoride Bad 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...

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  • Your 2016 Dental Insurance Benefits Will Expire

    Dental Insurance Benefits: Use Them or Lose Them Fall is one of the busiest times of the year for many of us. Children and parents are still adjusting to the new school year, fall sport seasons are winding down and everyone is preparing for Thanksgiving, the holidays and end of the year celebrations. Not to mention mom and dad are still working hard providing for the families. With all this ...

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  • Smart Toothbrushes Can Improve Dental Hygiene

    We have smart phones, smart TVs, and smart cars; so it was only a matter of time before we had smart toothbrushes! Smilez Pediatric Dental Associates is always on the lookout for new and upcoming technologies for our practice. We want to let everyone know about technologies that can help them improve dental hygiene.  This new smart toothbrush is really neat; especially for our tech-savvy chil...

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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...