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Oral Health

A Cavity Prevention Playlist for Kids

10 Fun Songs and Videos to Get Your Kids Interested in Brushing Their Teeth Building healthy dental care habits early in life greatly increases the chances of kids continuing to prioritize their oral health as teens and adults. A highly effective way of getting kids interested in their smiles and brushing their teeth is through […]

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Family

Rochester NY: Fantastic Foodie Facts

Fulfill your foodie dreams with these facts! If you and your family fancy yourselves foodies, then you live in the right place. Rochester, New York, ranks #4 as a top city for foodies in America, just after Miami, Berkeley, and Pittsburgh. The ranking itself has more to do with the number of restaurants in a […]

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Oral Health

Why Fix Baby Teeth? Q&A

Baby teeth are important for oral health.   You brought your child to the dentist for a routine dental visit and found out there is a small tooth cavity. One of the most common questions parents will ask the dentist is “Do we need to fix a cavity on a baby tooth if it will fall […]

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Pediatric Dentistry

Stainless Steel Crowns for Kids

The Benefits of the Added Protection of Baby Dental Crowns Surprised when the dentist says your child needs a filling or even dental crowns? Whether your child indulges in sweets or not, whether they are brushing superstars or still learning good habits, cavities can happen.  Though good dental and eating habits help to prevent cavities, […]

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Pediatric Dentistry

Is Your Child Getting Braces? Show Them These Braces Success Stories!

8 Celebrity Glow-Ups With Their Own Braces Success Stories Braces tend to be par for the course for children throughout their pre-teen and teen years. Braces provide so many benefits that kids can’t help but become excited about the smile they will have when the braces inevitably come off. From improved speech to a more […]

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Pediatric Dentistry

Early Orthodontic Evaluation — Saving Time, Angst and Money

Remove unnecessary angst for your child by scheduling an orthodontic evaluation at age 7. Kids face plenty of challenging experiences throughout their childhood. The ages of 7 to 11 comprise what many physicians consider middle childhood. During this time in their lives, children grow both physically and cognitively. From growth spurts to major early academic […]

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Pediatric Dentistry

Baby Teeth Basics: Nutrition FAQ

Providing the nutrition your baby needs to grow. Proper nutrition is important for everyone, but it’s absolutely essential for your little one. It gives their body the resources it needs to grow, develop, and stay healthy. Your child’s diet even impacts their oral health—a balanced diet helps keep your child’s teeth strong and reduces the […]

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Pediatric Dentistry

Baby Teeth Basics: Teething FAQs

Learning how to manage the teething process. Whoever coined the term “bundle of joy” to describe babies knew what they were talking about—from the instant they’re born, our little ones add so much joy to our lives. That said, your bundle of joy is still a lot of work, especially if you’re a new parent. […]

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Family

6 Tips for Helping Your Pre-Teen Cope with Stress

Guide your pre-teen towards a less anxious life through daily stress-relief techniques. If you had to describe this year in one word, you might just pick “stressful.” Not only has this year been a doozy for busy parents juggling family, work, and personal responsibilities, but it’s really taken a toll on kids and teens. While […]

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Pediatric Dentistry

Baby Teeth Basics: Hygiene FAQ

Learning to care for your child’s new teeth. One of your top concerns as a parent is keeping your child healthy and happy. So as your little one grows and begins teething, you may find yourself wondering how to keep their new teeth healthy and strong. We understand that there’s a lot to learn, but […]