Kids’ Dental Treatment Without A Scary Drill

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How long have dentists been drilling teeth? Would you believe 9,000 years? In an ancient graveyard in Pakistan, archaeologists unearthed skulls containing teeth that had been subjected to drilling. The stone-age dentists removed decay using drills constructed of sharpened flint. Though dentistry would not be possible without drilling, the sound of a dental drill can…


Are My Child’s Teeth Coming in on Schedule?

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At Pediatric Dental Center, we provide experienced, gentle dentistry to our young patients. If you are looking for a pediatric dentist, we invite you to visit our kid-friendly office and meet our team. We love to work with new parents and their toddlers. Many first-time parents have questions about their child’s tooth eruption schedule. If…


Treat Oral Infections Early to Prevent Serious Health Consequences

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“It’s just sore, it will go away.” “I’m too busy right now, I’ll take my child to the dentist later.” “A little sensitivity is no big deal.” There has been a lot of talk about viral infections lately. In this article, we concentrate on oral infections. There are many causes of oral infections. In kids,…


How Do You Know If Your Child Needs a Dental Space Maintainer Appliance?

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Dental space maintainers (or spacers) are devices used for kids who have lost some baby teeth but their permanent teeth have a while before they will grow in. We can place them, at Pediatric Dental Center. They hold space for the appropriate adult teeth to grow in. They also prevent the remaining adjacent baby teeth from…


Burlington Parents: Do You Know AAP Recommendations?

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Today’s we have a vital message for new parents or parents-to-be. For years, the American Academy of Pediatrics advised parents to begin children’s dentist visits before the third birthday. The AAP and American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry now guides parents to take their toddler to a dentist before their first birthday, or within six months…


Does Your Child Have Frequent Sore Throats?

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This message from Pediatric Dental Center is about tonsils and sore throats. In the past, doctors performed more tonsillectomies on kids than they do today. If you were a child with frequent sore throats, “getting your tonsils out” was a rite of passage. A tonsillectomy was once a common procedure to treat infection and inflammation…