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Polkadot Pediatric Dentistry
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Dental Sealants are Insurance Against Cavities

Parents want what is best for their children and that often means looking for sound prevention methods, rather than reacting to urgent health needs.
When it comes to protecting your child’s healthy smile, dental sealants are a wise preventive choice in keeping tooth decay at bay and saving...
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Good Oral Health in Expectant Mothers is Important


If you want to give your children a head start on the path to good oral health, maintain good oral health during pregnancy, according to Perinatal Oral Health Practice Guidelines.
A pregnant woman’s oral health can impact her unborn baby’s oral health status.
Scientific evidence shows that the...
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Why Do My Child’s Teeth Have White Spots on Them?

White teeth are healthy teeth, right? Generally, yes. However, white spots on teeth could be a sign of a serious problem known as Turner’s Tooth.
Turner’s Tooth
Turner’s Tooth, also called Turner’s Hypoplasia, is a condition that reduces a tooth’s enamel thickness, increases tooth sensitivity,...
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Why Does My Child Need Dental X-rays?

X-rays are powerful diagnostic tools that pediatric dentists use when providing oral health care to children from infancy through adolescence. Still, parents often ask about their necessity, and it’s often because of the fear of radiation exposure.
Read on, because we are going to make the case...
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Snacks: It isn’t a Dirty Word!


Your kids are not necessarily junk food junkies if they seem to always be hungry for a snack. Snacks are a necessary part of healthy growth, and should be a good source of nutrients for your children.
There are different reasons why preschoolers and teens need to consume snacks. Young children...
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Why Do You Want My Child to Wait to Get Braces?

It seems to many parents that children are entering orthodontic treatment at younger ages these days and braces for children is getting a lot more popular.
Because of that, sometimes parents worry that they’re missing out on the best time to correct their children’s orthodontic issues if a...
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How Does Thumb-sucking or Pacifier Use Affect the Bite?

Watching your baby suck his thumb or a pacifier to calm himself can be heartwarming. But many parents wonder when these natural reflexes stop providing calming benefits and start causing problems with their child’s bite.
Thumb sucking is perfectly normal for infants. Most toddlers will stop...
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