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How To Build Good Brushing Habits With Your Kid: 5 Fun Ideas

Did you know that over 40% of children have cavities by the time they are in kindergarten? Childrens dental care is incredibly important from a young age. Those baby teeth may be temporary, but bad habits can last a lifetime. That’s why building and maintaining good dental hygiene habits can save countless trips to the…

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3 Ways to Protect Your Toddler’s Teeth

  In order to prevent oral issues such as cavities, tooth decay, and other potentially serious problems, the first thing you need to do is help you toddler achieve prime oral health. But how do you make sure your child takes care of their teeth and keeps them in excellent condition? Unless you want to…

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3 Foods That Can Damage Your Child’s Teeth

As a parent, it’s important to focus on keeping your child healthy. You have to make sure you’re feeding them the right foods, they’re getting enough exercise, and that they’re healthy. Unfortunately, food tends to be where problems start. you might be feeding your children foods that are good for their body, but don’t forget…

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How to Help Your Child Through Their First Dental Procedure

As a child, going to the dentist can be extremely scary. However, it may be even scarier when they have to go in for their first procedure or surgery. Fortunately, there are many things that you can do to help your little one through the process of being put under or seeing many people in…

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What to Expect During Your Child’s First Dentist Visit

Your child’s first dentist visit can be both exciting and nerve-racking. As a parent, it may be hard to see your child take one of the first big steps of their life. However, trips to the dental pediatrician are something that needs to be done. It’s very important to stay up-to-date and consistent with your…

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3 Reasons You Should Handle Cavities As Soon As They Appear

If you’re a parent, you know the importance of keeping your children’s teeth healthy. Children should begin regular dentist visits at age one and continue to go to the dentist office for their dental work and care every six months after the first. It is important that your childrens dental care is not neglected, especially…

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Pediatric Dental Care 101: What You Need To Know

Did you know that children with poor oral health are more likely to miss school? In fact, dental pain can increase a child’s odds of missing classes as much as three times as normal. But not to worry, there are several things that can be done to prevent this from occurring. The most obvious one…

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3 Common Dental Procedures Children Can Avoid With Good Dental Care

One in five children in the U.S. go without dental care every year, and that can spell disaster for their teeth. A dentist visit at least twice a year (as recommended by the American Dental Association) can dramatically reduce the amount of dental work that needs to be done. And avoiding the dentist office can…

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3 Tips To Help Your Child Not Fear The Dentist

If you’re a parent, you might have your own ideas about how dentistry for kids works. You might think that it’s unnecessary to push children dental care so young. After all, adult teeth don’t begin to come in until around age six, right? Wrong. The truth is that dental habits form young, and pediatric dentist…

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Trying to Keep Your Kids’ Teeth Strong? Avoid These 3 Parenting Mistakes

Being a parent to a toddler can be a lot of fun. You get to play silly games and watch them grow into their personalities. There are certain aspects of parenthood, however, that are much more stressful than enjoyable. Perhaps one of the most difficult tasks that each parent faces at some point is trying…

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A Guide to Pediatric Orthodontics for the Parent Worried About Their Child’s Smile

It is never too young to think about proper dental care for your child. While you may think that braces are far away, know that children orthodontics is a growing field and more children than ever are getting dental work done to improve their smiles. Many parents think that braces are only for teenagers, but…

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What to Expect During Your Child’s First Pediatric Dental Exam

The earlier your child starts going to the dentist, the better. In fact, it’s recommended that children have their first visit to a pediatric dentist before they reach the age of one. That might seem a little bit early, but the truth is that dental care should start before a baby’s first teeth emerge. If…

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How to Choose the Right Dentist for Your Child

Picking a dentist for yourself can be challenging. After all, you need to make sure you feel comfortable, that they’re concerned in the same areas you are, and that the office is efficient and competent. But choosing a dentist for kids? That brings a whole new level of complicated to the game. Pediatric dentistry is…

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4 Practices That Can Help Prevent Childhood Tooth Decay

If there’s anything you should be taking away from pediatric dental services, it’s the importance of childhood dental care. Oral hygiene habits take time to form, and until they do it’s your responsibility as a parent to care for your child’s teeth and teach them how it’s done. According to the Center for Health and…

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4 Fast Facts About Pediatric Dental Care You Need to Know

A full 20% of children go without dental care in the United States, partly due to the fact that there is a lot of misinformation out there concerning pediatric dental care. To prevent any confusion around pediatric dentistry and your child’s dental hygiene, here are some fast facts you need to know. Your child needs…

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Issues That Could Lead to Oral Health Issues in Your Child

Keeping your child’s mouth healthy is of the utmost importance. With that in mind, it’s crucial to keep your eyes open for oral issues that could potentially affect your child’s oral and overall health. Whether you’re a new parent or a seasoned veteran, here’s what you need to be on the lookout for. Decaying or…

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4 Things Parents Can Do to Ensure a Successful First Dental Visit

Children are wonderful, challenging little humans, but if you’re a first time parent it’s definitely easy to feel overwhelmed by the challenges. One of those challenges is preparing your child for their first dental appointment. Not sure where to begin? Here’s a short guide to help you prepare. When should I schedule? The first step…

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The Most Important Benefits of Regular Pediatric Dental Care

A report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revealed that almost 19% of children between the ages of two and 19 have untreated cavities. Not only is that a lot of cavities, it’s also an indicator of just how important childrens dentistry really is. Here are just a few reasons why childrens dentistry…

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Tooth Truths: 4 Popular Dental Myths, Debunked

For many people, going to the dentist is an activity they’d much rather skip. But regular dental visits are critical, especially for young children. And because of all of the popular misconceptions about oral health that continue to persist, many parents are misinformed about how important it is to have their children visit a dental…

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Pediatric Dental Care (Fairfax Location) is Celebrating One Year in Our New Office!

Pediatric Dental Care (Fairfax location) is celebrating our first year in our new office space! Pediatric Dental Care, which specializes in making your tiny tot’s teeth clean and shiny, has been serving the Fairfax community for 12 years now, but we’ve only been in our award-winning office space for one year. Altogether, that means more…

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Open Wide! 4 Things You can do Today to Make Dentistry for Kids Less Scary

Did you know that more than 40% of children have one or more cavities before they even reach kindergarten? Not only is it a sign of poor dental hygiene, it could be a result of infrequent dental visits. If a child doesn’t want to do something, it can be difficult to convince them otherwise. Fortunately,…

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Pediatric Dental Care Honored With 2016 Unique Design Award

Winner of 2016 Starnet Worldwide Commercial Flooring Design Award   Pediatric Dental Care is proud to announce that we’ve been recognized for the outstanding flooring and interior design of our new Fairfax, VA office. We received the 2016 Bronze Starnet Worldwide Commercial Flooring Design Award for Unique Installation in the Healthcare field. Not only are we…

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6 Steps For Helping Your Child Stay Cavity-Free

Did you know that dental decay for the most part is a preventable disease? At Pediatric Dental Care, our pediatric dentists know what behaviors are most likely to put kids at risk for developing dental disease. We want your child to be part of the cavity-free generation! That’s why we’ve put together these tips for…

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