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Sep 29, 2017, 7:45 AM
Here at Firestone Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics, it’s important to us that children learn how to maintain their oral hygiene even during the school year. As many as 52 million hours of school are lost each year due to…
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Sep 11, 2017, 5:02 PM
Many associate gum disease and gingivitis as problems that only occur in mid to late adulthood. However, teens and even small children are also at risk to develop gum disease. There are a few different types of gum disease,…
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Aug 25, 2017, 5:13 PM
Summer is coming to an end, and families all over the nation are preparing to send their kids back to school! This often includes new backpacks, wardrobes, school supplies, and even haircuts. But did you know that over 51…
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Aug 17, 2017, 10:34 PM
When you think of smoking cigarettes inside the house, exposure to secondhand smoke is often the first thought. However, secondhand smoke isn’t the only threat lurking in your home. While secondhand smoke is defined as the…
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Jul 31, 2017, 6:27 PM
So, it’s time for you to receive your braces. You might be wondering what to expect from this appointment! The unexpected can cause even more anxiety than you may already be feeling, so we’re here to take the mystery out of…
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Jul 24, 2017, 4:46 PM
Kids love nothing more than spending lots of time outdoors in the sun, especially during summer vacation. If you forget the sunscreen, even once, you may have a kid with a nasty sunburn. Sunburns are quite painful, but there…
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Jun 29, 2017, 5:19 PM
If your child has ever complained of bleeding gums, there can be a number of causes. It’s important to take these complaints seriously, as bleeding gums can be a sign of gum disease.
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Jun 12, 2017, 10:42 PM
It may surprise you to learn that cavities can be “contagious.” We have many parents in our office who are surprised to learn that their child has a cavity, even though he or she may have a great oral hygiene routine. But…
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May 22, 2017, 7:05 PM
Many people are unaware that children can suffer from the same mental health conditions as adults. However, there are a few differences: First, the symptoms of childhood mental illness and adulthood mental illness are…
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May 12, 2017, 9:05 PM
Many families plan their Memorial Day weekend around relaxing, spending time with family, and enjoying the holiday. What many people don’t plan for is a dental emergency, but they do sometimes happen. If you should encounter…