Burlington Parents: Do You Know AAP Recommendations?

Children’s Dental in Burlington

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…


Protect Burlington Kids’ Teeth With Custom Mouthguards

Protect Burlington Kids

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…


Why Your Child Needs Pediatric Dental Cleanings

In today’s post, we examine children’s dental cleanings. Does your child need a professional dental cleaning if you practice dental hygiene at home? Short answer? Yes. Let’s review it. Both activities are important. They reinforce each other. They work in tandem to protect your youngster’s smile as they grow. Eric Soper encourages patients to practice…


Making The Cost of Dental Treatment Palatable

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A healthy smile is priceless. Quality pediatric dental care is a beneficial investment in your son or daughter. We understand, however, that the cost for treatment can sometimes be prohibitive. Knowing what to expect price-wise can make your dental visit more palatable. Obviously, the cost of some treatments such as crowns versus fillings is dependent…


Does Your Child Have An Overbite?

Treating Bite Problems in Burlington

Malocclusions (bite problems) include overbites, underbites, and crossbites. Jaw alignment disorders restrict proper chewing, talking, and swallowing. They can also cause teeth to shift around in the mouth. Burlington dentistry patients with bite problems are at a greater risk for tooth decay and periodontal disease because bite misalignment often makes it difficult to maintain proper…


Tips and Tricks for Getting Your Children to Brush Their Teeth

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Healthy teeth and gums are important at every stage of life. At Pediatric Dental Center we are committed to the dental health of our young patients, and are honored whenever parents demonstrate their trust by making us a part of their child’s wellness team. Kids need to learn proper dental care at an early age.…


What is the Best Way to Fix Overlapping Teeth?

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Plenty of individuals have teeth that overlap. While overlapping teeth are not always necessary to fix, an individual’s appearance can be improved by correcting the impairment. What causes overlapping teeth? Overlapping teeth are usually caused by genetics or habits as a child such as thumbsucking. They can also be caused by the mouth being too…


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…