How Nutrition Can Help Prevent Children’s Dental Decay

Teeth are meant to last a lifetime and a healthy smile is important to self-esteem. The good news is you can protect your child from developing tooth decay, a disease that damages and breaks down teeth. Your child can have a lifelong healthy smile by routinely following these steps: Proper at-home care includes brushing and…


Childhood Tooth Decay is Widespread in Kentucky. But it Doesn’t Have To Be

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Many childhood diseases have been eradicated, but at Pediatric Dental Center we’re sorry to report that tooth decay is still too common. This is from the CDC: Cavities (also known as caries or tooth decay) are one of the most common chronic diseases of childhood in the United States. Untreated cavities can cause pain and…


Protect Burlington Kids’ Teeth With Custom Mouthguards

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At Pediatric Dental Center we see many Burlington children and teens with serious mouth and tooth injuries that could have been prevented had they been wearing a mouthguard. When a tooth is knocked out or broken, speaking, eating, and smiling can become very difficult. I am Eric Soper and I recommend that Burlington parents encourage…


Prevent Tooth Decay in Kids!

Even though they’re going to fall out sooner or later, children’s first set of teeth are important and should be cared for as diligently as adult teeth. We specialize in early dental care at Pediatric Dental Care. Perhaps not surprisingly, the single most common problem in children’s teeth is cavities. According to one study, sixty…


The Manual Toothbrush: Still Essential

Are manual toothbrushes obsolete? Would you believe people have been asking that question for more than fifty years? At name of the practice, we assure parents everywhere that the answer is no. When it comes to maintaining your dental health, and your children’s, an old-school manual toothbrush is up to the task. “Wait a minute,”…


Some Common Children’s Dental Issues

Your small children’s teeth are relatively new, but they can end up with some of the same dental issues as their parents and other adults. Parents’ quick responses to any developing symptoms will save time, money and any unnecessary pain. Some dentists are specially trained to manage unique pediatric dental issues which include young and…


3 Vital Reasons to Floss Regularly

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Are you an avid flosser? Many of us periodically skip this necessary habit. Studies show that around 68% of men and women report flossing at least once a week while 20% say they actually never floss. Skipping the daily flossing routine can have devastating consequences on your overall dental health and result in pricey dental…