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…


Helping Nervous Kids At Pediatric Dental Center

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Dental anxiety and the more severe dental phobia affect many Burlington children. Today’s post answers some questions asked about this important topic. What are the long-term consequences of dental anxiety and dental phobia? The most detrimental consequence is when a patient delays dental care until the pain becomes excruciating. At this point, the trouble is…


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…


Hidden Sugar in Burlington Kids’ Snacks

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Many children consume far too much sugar. This is reflected in the high rates of tooth decay seen in dental offices across the country, including Pediatric Dental Center. In this post we’ll remind you what sugar does to teeth, and what you can do about it. First, though, it’s important to realize how much hidden…


Is The Humble Toothbrush Obsolete?

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Are manual toothbrushes obsolete? Would you believe people have been asking that question for more than fifty years? At The Pediatric Dental Center, 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…


3 Cavity Fighters For Kids

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Most parents know the basics of children’s dental health: brush regularly, reduce sugar intake, limit snacking, and get enough calcium and Vitamin D. At Pediatric Dental Center we recommend three additional tools for preventing cavities in youngsters: Sealants Fluoride supplements Oral rinses Dental sealants are applied to the chewing surfaces of the molars, where they…