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The Do’s and Don’ts of Handwashing

The Do’s and Don’ts of Handwashing

Handwashing Tips and Tricks The first of December marks the start of National Handwashing Awareness week, so we thought we’d kick things off with the do’s and don’ts of handwashing. These simple tips and tricks will help you make sure your kids are washing their hands...

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Is a Laser Frenectomy Procedure Pain-Free?

Is a Laser Frenectomy Procedure Pain-Free?

First, what is Ankyloglossia or tongue-tie? Ankyloglossia, more commonly referred to as tongue-tie, is a congenital condition in which a child’s tongue remains attached to the bottom of their mouth. Babies are sometimes born with this condition, and it occurs when the...

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8 Best Toddler Toothbrushing Tips

8 Best Toddler Toothbrushing Tips

8 Ways to Make Toothbrushing Fun for Toddlers Getting your toddler to stand still is never easy. Getting them to stand still with their mouths open as you put in a foreign object? Now that can seem nearly impossible. But it can be done! Try to tackle toothbrushing...

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7 Advantages of Tooth-Colored Fillings for Kids

7 Advantages of Tooth-Colored Fillings for Kids

Are dental composite (white) fillings the best choice for children? Has your dentist found a cavity in your child’s mouth? Are you wondering whether amalgam or tooth-colored fillings are the right option? Do you want to know what the advantages of composite fillings...

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Tooth-Healthy Treats for Back to School

Tooth-Healthy Treats for Back to School

How to Pack a Lunch That Supports Your Child’s Oral Health Everyone's headed back to school, and that means it's lunch box-packing season again! If you've gotten a little rusty over the summer, we understand and we're here to help. While pre-packaged foods are...

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Pulpotomy: A Baby Tooth Root Canal

Pulpotomy: A Baby Tooth Root Canal

Spinnaker Pediatric Dentistry on Pulpotomies Has your little one been complaining of a toothache? Did your pediatric dentist recommend a pulpotomy? You’re probably wondering what this procedure is, whether your child will feel any pain, and why the dentist didn’t want...

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Why and How We Use State-of-the-Art Laser Dentistry

Why and How We Use State-of-the-Art Laser Dentistry

What Are the Advantages of Laser Dentistry for Kids? Every parent wants their child to have easier, more pain-free, and less anxiety-inducing dental treatment options. And with laser dentistry, dentists have the power to make this happen. Here’s what you need to know...

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How to Get Rid of a Toothache

How to Get Rid of a Toothache

5 Ways to Get Rid of Your Toothache As Fast As Possible If you have ever had a toothache, you know it isn’t fun. Toothaches are caused by inflammation of the central portion of the tooth, commonly referred to as the pulp. The pulp is full of nerve endings that are...

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What is Conscious Sedation and Is It Safe for My Child?

What is Conscious Sedation and Is It Safe for My Child?

Keeping Your Child Calm and Comfortable at the Dentist You are your child’s superhero. After all, it’s your job to keep them healthy, safe, and happy. Sometimes, though, keeping your child healthy requires you to do something that they don’t like or even that they...

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