Do Gaps Between Teeth Require Braces?

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If my son or daughter has a gaps between their baby teeth, should I be worried? Young children have gaps temporarily as their baby teeth gradually fall out and permanent teeth gradually come in. Having gaps in baby teeth doesn’t necessarily mean your child will have gaps in their permanent teeth. However, it’s essential to…


3 Problems Which May Require A Root Canal

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Hello, let’s talk about the root canal procedure (‘endodontic therapy’ in dentist-speak). The root canal often strikes fear in dental patients. It is important that dental patients know what is happening during this anxiety-inducing, though routine, procedure. At the center of each tooth is a very small tissue called the pulp. The thread-like tissue can…


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…


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…


It’s a Good Time to Strengthen Your Child’s Immune System

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This message from Pediatraic Dental Center is about dental health and your child’s immune system. Poor dental health can weaken the immune system. Oral bacteria is linked to a variety of serious health conditions. It also makes it difficult for the body to resist seasonal colds and influenza. If your child eats a healthy diet,…


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…