Maple Shade Dental Group Blog – Pediatric Dentistry

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5 Questions you Must Ask your Child’s Pediatric Dentist

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You want your child to have a healthy smile, so you need to know the answers to these pediatric dental care questions.

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Baby Teeth and More: Understanding Your Child’s Dental Care Needs

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A baby’s teeth begin to form inside the womb before birth, so taking care of yourself during pregnancy is an essential first step to helping your child achieve a lifetime of great oral health. If you are an expectant mother, be sure to eat a healthy, balanced diet that provides all the nutrients your body needs. It is also important […]

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It’s Time for Teething: Understanding Primary Tooth Eruption

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Teething occurs when your child’s baby teeth, also called primary teeth, begin to break through the gum tissue. Tooth eruption generally begins at about six months of age, but baby teeth may take as long as a year to arrive. Symptoms of tooth-cutting continue until all 20 primary teeth grow in. The timeline for primary tooth eruption appears to be […]

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Pediatric Tooth Decay: Facts About a Global Problem

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Pediatric dental disease, commonly called childhood tooth decay, is the most common chronic childhood illness in the world. It’s five times more common than asthma and seven times more common than hay fever. If left untreated, tooth decay has consequences that reach far beyond cosmetic problems. Extensive tooth decay can deteriorate a child’s quality of life, slow their social development, […]

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Problems Your Kid’s Dentist Sees Frequently

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Although your children’s teeth have been in their mouths for a shorter period of time, they face many of the same common dental problems as adults. Prompt attention to developing symptoms can save time and money, and spare your little ones unnecessary pain. Pediatric dentists are specially trained to manage issues involving developing teeth and jaws. Finding a specially trained […]

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Pediatric Oral Health – Problems Your Kids Dentist Sees Every Day

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Your child’s baby teeth will only be around for a short while, but they are important for ensuring the future health of permanent teeth. Many common problems affecting baby teeth can be avoided or resolved with care and attention. Here are a few your baby may experience.

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Find a Pediatric Dentist Your Child Will Love

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Pediatric dentists are specialists who provide comprehensive dental and oral health care for infants, children, and teens. While your child may receive excellent care from your family dentist, a pediatric dentist has received advanced training that focuses on the specific needs of children, including those who are chronically ill or have special physical or emotional needs. A pediatric dentist may […]

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Good Dental Care Habits Lead to a Lifetime of Good Dental Health

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It can be an extremely frustrating experience for a parent when their child must receive costly, uncomfortable dental work just because the family failed to establish sound dental care habits right from the beginning. Though getting kids to brush and floss properly each and every day can sometimes be a challenge, the benefits of doing so are immeasurable. By heeding […]

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The Scary Truth About Tooth Decay in Kids

The Scary Truth About Tooth Decay in Kids

The Scary Truth About Tooth Decay in Kids

Cavities have always been common in kids, but the issue has gone from problematic to epidemic as tooth decay has become one of the most common childhood diseases today. In fact, 42% of children between the ages of two and eleven have had cavities in baby teeth and almost one-quarter of kids between the ages of six and eleven have […]

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Children's Dental Health Month

Teaching Dental Hygiene Habits to Children

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The message of good oral hygiene is crucial to the health of each and every individual—and of the nation as a whole—considering that tooth decay ranks as the second most-common health condition falling just below the common cold. Tooth decay is a highly preventable condition, yet more than 40 percent of children are affected by cavities in their primary teeth […]

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