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HOW TO TELL IF TEETHING HAS STARTED IN MY BABY

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HOW TO TELL IF TEETHING HAS STARTED IN MY BABY It will not take long to figure out when your baby begins to teeth. You will learn their teeth are coming in because of several telltale symptoms. Take things in stride—the following information reviews what to expect. Expect Drooling When teeth come in, a baby […]

3 MISTAKES PARENTS MAKE WITH THEIR KIDS’ SMILES

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3 MISTAKES PARENTS MAKE WITH THEIR KIDS’ SMILES Children usually rely on their parents to guide them and provide them with the tools that help them establish good oral hygiene habits to maintain a healthy smile. However, some parents make certain mistakes when it comes to managing their child’s oral health, which can be quite […]

DO YOU NEED TO WORRY ABOUT GAPS IN A SMALL CHILD’S SMILE?

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DO YOU NEED TO WORRY ABOUT GAPS IN A SMALL CHILD’S SMILE? When gaps appear in the smile of a small child, they often are there to make room for the larger permanent teeth. Therefore, seeing the gaps is not always a cause for concern. To make sure that the teeth are aligned correctly, we […]

WAYS SEALANTS CAN KEEP YOUR TEETH SAFER

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WAYS SEALANTS CAN KEEP YOUR TEETH SAFER Also known as fissure sealants, dental sealants are a protective plastic coating that is applied to the back teeth that are more vulnerable to tooth decay. Sealants are a reliable way of keeping your teeth safer. Read on for a more detailed analysis of ways sealants can keep […]

5 TIPS FOR PREVENTING CAVITIES IN CHILDREN

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5 TIPS FOR PREVENTING CAVITIES IN CHILDREN If you haven’t kept up with your kid’s oral hygiene, you are likely to be subjected to a scream fest from them the moment they see the drill that will remove their cavities. You can easily avoid all this mess by making sure your kid follows a brushing […]

HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT TOOTHBRUSH FOR YOUR KID

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HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT TOOTHBRUSH FOR YOUR KID Teach your kids good oral hygiene habits by getting them to brush their teeth early. When a baby’s first tooth appears, you can use a small, round toothbrush with soft bristles. Usually, this happens at the age of 3 when they can easily understand your requests.If […]

DOES YOUR CHILD NEED A SPORTS MOUTHGUARD?

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DOES YOUR CHILD NEED A SPORTS MOUTHGUARD? A mouthguard is an effective tool to prevent your child’s milky whites from accidents while they indulge in sports and other active pastimes. It fits over the upper teeth and shields your child’s teeth from any injury to the face.At Gallatin Valley Pediatric Dentistry we offer customized mouthguards […]

CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS MAY NEED DIFFERENT PREPARATION BEFORE SEEING US

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CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS MAY NEED DIFFERENT PREPARATION BEFORE SEEING US Every patient is unique that we see. Therefore, we take this fully into account when we are treating patients. For example, a child with special needs has specific requirements that we must meet when treating them dentally. The Definition Of Special Needs Care Dental […]

HOW TO KEEP YOUR KID’S TEETH HEALTHY DURING THE HOLIDAYS

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HOW TO KEEP YOUR KID’S TEETH HEALTHY DURING THE HOLIDAYS The holidays are the best time of the year for young children, primarily because of all the sweets and delicious treats on offer during the period. If your child is fond of sweets and small treats, you should be on your toes during the holiday […]

COMMON PEDIATRIC DENTAL TREATMENTS

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COMMON PEDIATRIC DENTAL TREATMENTS The dental treatments for children are slightly different from the adult dental treatments. Children’s dental appointments should be more frequent since they are at the stage when their teeth are still developing. It is essential to monitor their dental health regularly and understand pediatric dental treatments to enhance their oral hygiene.Dr. […]