Treat Oral Infections Early to Prevent Serious Health Consequences

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“It’s just sore, it will go away.” “I’m too busy right now, I’ll take my child to the dentist later.” “A little sensitivity is no big deal.” There has been a lot of talk about viral infections lately. In this article, we concentrate on oral infections. There are many causes of oral infections. In kids,…


What’s the Difference Between Silver Fillings and White Fillings?

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In today’s message, we discuss fillings. What is a composite filling? Composite fillings are fabricated with a mixture of glass or quartz and resin which results in a natural tooth-colored material. They are extremely durable when bonded to the tooth with adhesive. What is an amalgam filling? Amalgam fillings are also called “silver fillings” though…


Damon Smiles, Invisalign, Ceramic, And Lingual Braces

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Today’s article provides specifics about some of the newest types of braces for kids. Two proprietary orthodontic systems advertised in the Cincinnati area are Invisalign and Damon Smiles. Damon Smiles has created a new device used with the traditional method while Invisalign takes an entirely new approach. With old-school metal braces, the wires are connected to…


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…


Water Fluoridation Prevents Tooth Decay

Water Fluoridation In Kentucky Prevents Tooth Decay

Hello! Welcome to our dentistry blog. Today’s vital message from Pediatric Dental Center concerns fluoride and dental health. I’m Eric Soper and I have been practicing dentistry in Burlington since 2004. When I examine a new patient for the first time, I can usually tell whether the person drank fluoride-adjusted municipal water while growing up.…


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…


Why Fluoride Is Essential For Your Child’s Oral Health

This message from Pediatric Dental Center is about fluoride adn your child’s dental health. Fluoride is a mineral that helps teeth stay strong. It is found in some foods and water and makes toothpastes more effective at fighting cavities. Fluoride plays a central role in your youngster’s oral health. Your child should start using fluoride…


Pediatric Dental Excellence In Burlington

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At Pediatric Dental Center we are committed to excellence in pediatric dentistry. Sometimes parents fall into the trap of thinking cavities happen because they don’t brush and floss their children’s teeth enough. Unforunately it is more complicated than that. Tooth decay can begin with that very first tooth, which is one reason why it’s so…