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

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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?

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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…


Are My Child’s Teeth Coming in on Schedule?

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At Pediatric Dental Center, we provide experienced, gentle dentistry to our young patients. If you are looking for a pediatric dentist, we invite you to visit our kid-friendly office and meet our team. We love to work with new parents and their toddlers. Many first-time parents have questions about their child’s tooth eruption schedule. If…


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 an Orthodontic Pacifier?

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Pacifiers have been a blessing for countless parents. They can soothe crabby babies, and even ease them into sleep. Not all babies take to them, but some take to them very well, to the point where that beloved binky may pose an unexpected developmental threat. In this post from Pediatric Dental Center we share what…