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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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Kid’s Fun Facts About All Things Summertime

Kid’s Fun Facts About All Things Summertime

Common Questions Kids Ask During Summertime Kids are naturally curious. They want to know how everything works. They want to understand how A goes through B to become C. And most importantly, why normal, everyday stuff is the way it is. So while we can’t know exactly...

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How to Find the Best Pediatric Dentist in Salem, Oregon

How to Find the Best Pediatric Dentist in Salem, Oregon

Choose a Salem Oregon pediatric dentist that's qualified, experienced, and well-reviewed. Your baby's teeth might still be pint-sized. Or, they might not have any teeth at all! Still, did you know that the American Dental Association recommends scheduling your child’s...

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5 Signs Your Baby Has a Lip Tie or Tongue Tie

5 Signs Your Baby Has a Lip Tie or Tongue Tie

There's so much to discover when your baby is an infant. Breastfeeding can be a time of great bonding, but it can also be frustrating for many parents. Does it seem as though your baby is nursing for a long time but never appears full? If so, it's natural to be...

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Help! My Kid’s Tooth Is Cracked. Now What?

Help! My Kid’s Tooth Is Cracked. Now What?

A chip, crack, or break can happen to a tooth for many different reasons. A broken tooth is a very common reason for kids' emergency dental visits. Kids often aren't as careful with their smiles as parents would like. Whether it be from horsing around with friends,...

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Do They Make Dental Crowns Just for Kids?

Do They Make Dental Crowns Just for Kids?

Kids' dental crowns protect fragile teeth and enhance youthful smiles. Two common dental problems in kids are damage from tooth decay or a dental injury, such as a chipped or cracked tooth. Both of these problems can be troubling for parents, but thanks to dental...

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