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Oral Piercings Can Cause Problems for Teeth and Gums

August 15, 2014

These days teens are fascinated with tattoos and body piercings, and while these 21st century fads seem to be all the rage, but your dentist will tell you that there are some things that both you and your teen should be aware of, especially if your son or daughter has been considering oral piercing. According…
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Put Dental Check Up On Your To Do List Before School Starts

August 1, 2014

It won’t be long before the kids are back in school, but if you neglected to schedule an appointment with your kid’s dentist in Chicago, do it today. Not all tooth decay causes pain. In fact, if your son or daughter has older fillings, dental caries could be hiding underneath. Children of all ages can…
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Teaching Your Kids the Dangers of Smoking

July 15, 2014

As hard as it may seem to believe, kids are still taking up smoking. In fact, your Pediatric Dentist will tell you that tweens and teens are puffing cigarettes and chewing smokeless tobacco products more than ever. Hookah pipes are becoming increasingly popular with teenagers and are just as dangerous as other tobacco products. Although…
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Root Canal Therapy Is Not Just for Adults

July 1, 2014

Your kids can get tooth decay. Mild tooth decay may need to be filled with severe decay requiring a root canal, or a crown. It is imperative that you schedule a dental appointment with your Kids Dentist in Chicago when the first tooth erupts, usually at around six months. Fillings are used to repair decayed…
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How to Prevent Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

June 15, 2014

Baby bottle tooth decay, commonly known as nursing bottle syndrome, and nursing carries, happens when your child’s teeth are constantly in contact with beverages loaded with sugar. Formula, milk, fruit juice, and even fruit juice that you have diluted with water, can cause early childhood carries. Even if you breastfeed, your baby could still be…
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Tooth Decay Could Be Genetic

June 1, 2014

All people are susceptible to tooth decay, but infants, toddlers, adolescents, teens and tweens can be prone to cavities. In fact, the Center for Disease Control estimates that as many as 19 percent of children between two and nineteen live with cavities that are left untreated. Children are twice as likely to get cavities because…
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Finding the Perfect Kids Dentist on the World Wide Web

May 15, 2014

Finding the perfect dentist for the newest member of your family can be tough, especially if you have just moved the family across the country. Go online and you will see dozens of dentists in your area, but how do you know where to start? Pediatric Dentistry is a specialty, and if you don’t know…
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A Chicago Pediatric Dentist You Can Count on

May 1, 2014

You may have had a fear of the dentist when you were young, and may still be afraid to sit in the dental chair however, it is vital that you do not pass that fear on to your kids. Your kids do not have to fear the dentist, in fact, not all kids are afraid…
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