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 »

Tooth Brushing Tips for Little Ones

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Are you a first-time parent? When it comes to your child's oral health, there are some things you'll want to know. As soon as the first tooth appears above the gum line, your child’s smile will need some tender loving care. Here are some tooth brushing tips for your little... Read more »

The Best Smiles are Possible with Teething Treatments

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When your child's teeth erupt above the gums, it results in a painful process known as teething. Always take the time to ensure your child’s well-being is well taken care of, including their smile. Be sure your child has access to teething treatments. Here are some tips to follow: -... 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 »

Is Thumb Sucking a Serious Problem?

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Although thumb sucking is generally seen as a common habit that children have, it can be a serious problem and lead to serious oral health defects, including misalignments and slow growth of the permanent teeth. Thumb sucking can cause malocclusions and other spacing issues that result from the constant stress... Read more »

Your Kids and Their Teeth: What You Should Know

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If you’ve ever raised a child, you might know that children tend to copy you--whether you would like them to or not. This isn’t necessarily bad news. If you help your little ones learn how they should keep their teeth clean while they’re young, they’ll be more likely to clean... Read more »

Picking a Toothbrush for Your Child: The Facts

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Do you know what you would do while you’re standing in the store choosing a toothbrush for your child? Did you know that your little one’s toothbrush can actually have a major impact on their oral health? How do you choose the right brush for your child? The first thing... Read more »

What Can You Do for Your Children’s Teeth

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Your children’s teeth are very important to their overall development—but do you know what you can do to help you keep your little ones’ teeth healthy? Your children’s foundation for healthy permanent teeth starts within the first few years of their life. Fortunately, there are a few things you can... Read more »

How to Get Your Children to Brush Their Teeth

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Do you ever wonder what you can do if your children don’t enjoy brushing their teeth? It’s important for you to help your kids brush their teeth to prevent cavities and a number of other serious issues. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to help your little... Read more »