Sealants and Dental Health – ABC Kids Dental Group

Sealants for dental use are a light plastic coating that is applied to teeth’s chewing surface teeth , typically the teeth that are behind (the premolars and the molars) to stop tooth decay. The sealant bonds quickly to the grooves and depressions of the teeth, creating an ointment that protects the tooth’s enamel. While thorough flossing …

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Laughing Gas

What is Laughing Gas?

There is a nagging fear about your appointment with the dentist. Your child must sit still for the duration of the procedure. It’s hard to stop vomiting as the dentist places instruments into your mouth. Each of these scenarios may necessitate the use of laughing gas in order to assure a positive dental experience. What …

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Wisdom Teeth Removal

Wisdom Teeth Removal Surgery: All You Need to Know

Wisdom teeth surgery is the procedure to remove third set of molars. They are usually found between the ages of 17 and 25. You can prevent damage to the surrounding teeth and bone by having them removed. What is Wisdom Teeth Surgery? Wisdom teeth extraction is an outpatient procedure performed typically by a dentist, oral surgeon, …

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Teeth Friendly Stocking Stuffers

Stockings are perfect for filling with lots of small gifts that your child wouldn’t otherwise expect. And what’s better than giving your child the gift of a happy, healthy smile? There are many treats you can place in your child’s stocking besides candy canes and other sweets, from small toys to healthy, homemade snacks, and …

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Is thumb sucking and pacifier habits harmful for a child’s teeth?

Did you know that it is completely normal for babies and young children to suck their thumb, fingers, or pacifier? Sucking is a natural reflex that provides security and contentment and is a way for young babies to learn about their world. Some even begin sucking on their fingers before they are born. When should …

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Dental Care for Children with Special Needs

If your child has special needs, finding a specialized dentist is a must. Your child will feel more at ease with well-trained professionals who take a kid-friendly approach to dentistry. Here’s a closer look at special needs dentistry and how the ABC Kids Dental Care team can help. According to the Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, …

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The 3 Most Important Ages for Kids to Visit the Dentist

When do kids start going to the emergency dentist? It’s a great question – and one we hear frequently here at The Super Dentists. We’re the #1 pediatric dentistry in the Sun Valley area, thanks to a unique combination of high-skilled dentists, state-of-the-art dental technologies and amazing amenities unlike any other dentist office. Our revolutionary …

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Space Maintainer

Does Your Child Need a Space Maintainer

If your child loses a baby tooth prematurely due to decay, extraction, or dental trauma, you may think nothing of it. After all, your child’s baby teeth will eventually be replaced by permanent teeth anyways, so why bother with a prematurely lost baby tooth? While it is certainly true that your child will eventually have …

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9 Tips To Keep Your Kids’ Teeth Healthy

We as parents understand the importance and try to instill good dental habits in our children. Healthy adult teeth begin with healthy children teeth. Children should be free from cavities. Poor dental health can have a serious impact on their oral health and affect more than just their smiles. A study by the California Society …

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8 Tips for How to Teach A child to practice Good Oral Hygiene.

Towards the end of the toddler years, ramp up your teaching efforts so your child understands the importance of oral health and knows what to do to achieve it. Not sure where to start? Try these 8 tips for teaching your child oral hygiene: 1. Let your child brush their own teeth but supervise their …

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