Are Oral Rinses Necessary For Kids’ Dental Health?

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Despite the best efforts of parents to keep their kids’ teeth healthy, we treat a lot of tooth decay at Pediatric Dental Center. Brushing may not be enough Besides brushing, what can parents do to protect their little ones from cavities? Here are five important tools for preventing cavities in children: Oral Anti-cavity Rinses Flossing…


Should You Get Your Child a Water Flosser?

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In this post from the Pediatric Dental Center, we’re discussing the water flosser, also known as interdental cleaner, interdental irrigator, or water jet. A water irrigation device oscillates a stream of water through a small, targeted tube to shoot out fragments of food and plaque from around and between teeth. Numerous studies have validated the…


Brush Up On Proper Brushing For Kids

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Sometimes children brush their teeth too aggressively, leading to receding gums. It’s a bad habit to get into, which is why the Pediatric Dental Center urges parents to help their children learn proper brushing techniques. Brushing too aggressively may result in gum recession, which is when the gum line exposes more of your teeth, or in…


Stress And Your Child’s Smile

Doctors have been telling us for years that stress can increase the risk of everything from high blood pressure to depression. But how often do we think about how stress influences our smile? The Pediatric Dental Center in Burlington reminds you that stress can affect your child’s smile, too. Here are some dental problems linked…


Do Kids Get Periodontal Disease?

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When we think about gum disease, most of us imagine mature adults who have neglected their dental health for years. What about children? At Pediatric Dental Center in Burlington, we know from experience that kids can get it, too. Let’s discuss it. Children and adolescents are at risk of gum disease and the more advanced…