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Bruxism Could Be To Blame for Your Childs Earaches

October 1, 2014

Bruxism, or tooth grinding, is a condition caused by stress and anxiety, but bruxism can also occur in children. According to the American Dental Association, bruxism is common in children. Experts say that three out of every ten kids will clench or grind their teeth. Bruxism has been reported in about twenty percent of kids…
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What You and Your Kids Should Know about Tooth Decay

September 15, 2014

According to your Web MD, quite a few things can cause tooth decay, and if you want your kids to grow up with less fillings than you did, pay close attention to the list below. If your children have had lots of cavities in the past, chances are, they will have them in the future….
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Seven Tips for a Healthy Mouth

September 1, 2014

According to the American Dental Association and your dentist, taking your son or daughter to the dentist doesn’t have to be a nightmare, in fact, when you visit a dentist who specializes in pediatric dentistry it can actually be a fun experience. The most important thing to remember is to prepare your child before each…
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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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