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…


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…