The Tooth Fairy Can Help Make Losing Baby Teeth Fun

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If your child is nervous or anxious when it comes to losing their baby teeth, then our pediatric dentists, Dr. Jessie Hunter and Dr. Karen Coe, encourage you to introduce them to the Tooth Fairy. The Tooth Fairy is a mythical creature that can make losing little baby teeth more... Read more »

How to Keep Your Child’s Smile Free From Enamel Erosion

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Your child deserves a strong and healthy smile. Unfortunately, there are many things in the world today that can threaten your child’s teeth and gums and cause damage. It’s best to help your child avoid those dental issues as much as possible. Today, our dentists, Dr. Jessie Hunter and Dr.... Read more »

Making Dental Health Care Fun

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Helping your children to form healthy dental habits can sometimes be difficult. Making dental hygiene and dental health practices fun can make things easier for both you and your child. Our dentist in Allen, Texas, is happy to offer advice for making dental care fun for you and your child.... Read more »

Handling Pacifier Use and Thumb Sucking Habits Correctly

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Sucking is a natural reflex for infants; they even suck their fingers in the womb. Thumb sucking or pacifiers help babies to feel secure and happy as they learn and grow. Between the ages of two and four, however, thumb sucking and pacifier use should begin to decline. This is... Read more »

The Importance of Flossing

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Did you know that flossing is possibly the most important way to prevent gum disease? Did you know that it is vital to cavity prevention as well? Well, it’s true! At Allen Pediatric Dentistry in Allen, Texas, our dental team wants to help you and your child have the best... Read more »

Tips for Teething

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Is it teething time? Then we at Allen Pediatric Dentistry feel for you and your child. This can be a rather difficult process, with many sleepless nights and a clingy child. We do want to assure you that this is completely normal. Also, the outcome will be worth it. You’ll... Read more »

Breastfeeding and Your Child’s Oral Health Care

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Did you know that breastfeeding plays a key role in the smile of your child? Breastfeeding and your child’s oral health care can in many ways complement each other. The benefits of breastfeeding for a child’s dental health include the following: - Studies have shown that babies who are breastfed... Read more »