When Should I Transition My Teen to a General Dentist?

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Kids grow up. Every parent knows that, and knows the mixed feelings that come with it. When they’re toddlers we take them to a pediatric dentist, like those at Pediatric Dental Center. How do we know when the time has come to transition to a general practice? On average, pediatric dentists see their young patients…


Kids’ Dental Treatment Without A Scary Drill

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How long have dentists been drilling teeth? Would you believe 9,000 years? In an ancient graveyard in Pakistan, archaeologists unearthed skulls containing teeth that had been subjected to drilling. The stone-age dentists removed decay using drills constructed of sharpened flint. Though dentistry would not be possible without drilling, the sound of a dental drill can…


How Do You Know If Your Child Needs a Dental Space Maintainer Appliance?

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Dental space maintainers (or spacers) are devices used for kids who have lost some baby teeth but their permanent teeth have a while before they will grow in. We can place them, at Pediatric Dental Center. They hold space for the appropriate adult teeth to grow in. They also prevent the remaining adjacent baby teeth from…


How Nutrition Can Help Prevent Children’s Dental Decay

Teeth are meant to last a lifetime and a healthy smile is important to self-esteem. The good news is you can protect your child from developing tooth decay, a disease that damages and breaks down teeth. Your child can have a lifelong healthy smile by routinely following these steps: Proper at-home care includes brushing and…


Childhood Tooth Decay is Widespread in Kentucky. But it Doesn’t Have To Be

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Many childhood diseases have been eradicated, but at Pediatric Dental Center we’re sorry to report that tooth decay is still too common. This is from the CDC: Cavities (also known as caries or tooth decay) are one of the most common chronic diseases of childhood in the United States. Untreated cavities can cause pain and…


The Manual Toothbrush: Still Essential

Are manual toothbrushes obsolete? Would you believe people have been asking that question for more than fifty years? At name of the practice, 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 minute,”…


Some Common Children’s Dental Issues

Your small children’s teeth are relatively new, but they can end up with some of the same dental issues as their parents and other adults. Parents’ quick responses to any developing symptoms will save time, money and any unnecessary pain. Some dentists are specially trained to manage unique pediatric dental issues which include young and…