Kids and the Dentist

Parents should bring their kids into see us at the Pediatric Dental Center as soon as their first tooth comes in, or by their first birthday. After that, we like to have our young patients go on a twice-a-year appointment schedule so we can keep a close eye on their dental health. As children begin…


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…


Protect Young Smiles for Active Kids

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Primary teeth are important.  Pediatric Dental Center is a leading pediatric dental practice serving the Greater Cincinnati area including Northern Kentucky, Southeast Indiana and Cincinnati.If you have a child who plays youth sports such as soccer or baseball, they can be very risky for your child’s teeth. Football can be a heavy contact sport, yet…


Use Five Fingers For Quick And Healthy Flossing

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At Pediatric Dental Center, your premier pediatric dentist serving the Greater Cincinnati area, including Northern Kentucky, Southeast Indiana and Cincinnati, we believe in preventative care. Teaching your kids great flossing habits is the key to enjoying a lifetime of healthy, beautiful smiles. Here are five flossing tips that can help promote healthy dental habits: Thumbkin: Thumb…


Has Your Toddler Had A Dental Exam in Burlington?

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For years, the American Academy of Pediatrics advised parents to begin children’s dental visits before the third birthday. The AAP now directs parents to take their toddler to a dentist before his or her first birthday, or within six months after their first tooth appears. Don’t wait too long to come in for your child’s first…