Dental One Associates of Maryland Blog – Pediatric Dentistry

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5 Questions to Ask at your Pediatric Dentistry Clinic

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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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Advice from Pediatric Dentistry Maryland Can Trust: Teething

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You’ve changed and fed your baby. He’s had a nap, and there doesn’t seem to be any reason for his irritable behavior. Crying, fussy babies may leave you confused and frustrated, especially if you’re a new parent. If there are no obvious health problems, your baby might be teething. Dentist health professionals say the following signs and symptoms suggest that […]

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Global Children’s Tooth Decay Statistics

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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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From Baby Teeth to Dental Anxiety: Common Pediatric Tooth Troubles

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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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How Pediatric Dental Care Addresses Children’s Dental Health Concerns

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If you just had a baby, you have many new things to learn and experience as your child grows. Several of them relate to dental health and development. Providing good pediatric dental care for your child is critical for ensuring future oral health. Pediatric dentists are skilled and experienced in working with children, and they know how to detect problems […]

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Special Smiles Deserve Special Treatment: Finding a Pediatric Dentist

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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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Your Child’s Tooth and Gum Development and Care

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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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Primary Tooth Eruption: What to Expect and How to Help

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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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Setting the Stage for Cavity-Free Kids

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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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Why Childhood Tooth Decay is an Epidemic Today

Why Childhood Tooth Decay is an Epidemic Today

Why Childhood Tooth Decay is an Epidemic Today

Today, cavities in kids are more than a minor inconvenience as childhood tooth decay has taken on major significance and evolved into an epidemic. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 42% of children between ages two and eleven have had cavities in their baby teeth and 21% of kids between ages six and eleven have had cavities […]

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