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Nov 12, 2019, 11:56 PM
In the event that your child has a tooth that has been chipped or cracked, or if a tooth has been slightly discolored or decayed, you will be presented with a few options for restoring your child’s tooth. These options can…
Parents regulating halloween treats
Nov 1, 2019, 9:08 PM
Here at Firestone Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics, we think one of the scariest parts of Halloween is the damage it can do to your child’s oral health! We don’t want to deprive our little patients of the Halloween…
Dentist looking into child's mouth
Oct 28, 2019, 9:04 PM
Salivary gland stones are also called sialolithiasis and they occur when your child becomes chronically dehydrated, suffers from a bacterial staph infection, or has too much calcium. These conditions can cause the salivary…
Ortho Consult; teen girls
Oct 14, 2019, 8:46 PM
Orthodontic treatment isn’t only used to correct crooked teeth. It also helps with the alignment of the jaw and proper spacing of the teeth. Because of this, it may not be immediately apparent that children need orthodontic…
Kid, green shirt
Sep 23, 2019, 7:15 PM
We all want to prevent our children from getting cavities. It can be hard to make sure you’re doing everything you can in order to prevent your child from having dental problems. Fluoride is an easy way to ensure that your…
Veggies
Sep 9, 2019, 8:22 PM
It’s very easy to make sure your child is practicing good oral hygiene and eating healthy food while they’re at home during the summer. But once your kids are at school, it’s much more difficult to monitor their dental health…
Girl flossing
Aug 26, 2019, 8:06 PM
Flossing is obviously a very important part of any child’s at-home dental healthcare routine. Flossing allows the removal of bacteria, plaque, and leftover food debris from between the teeth where your child’s toothbrush…
Ortho Floss & Brush
Jul 22, 2019, 5:55 PM
If your child is currently undergoing orthodontic treatment through traditional metal braces, there are a few tips and restrictions you should be aware of. Properly taking care of traditional metal braces can ensure that your…
Pouring Water
Jul 8, 2019, 9:58 PM
It’s frightening to learn that around 75% of Americans are chronically dehydrated. In addition to being bad for your overall health, dehydration can also damage your oral health. This is because water helps to strengthen…
Child with a large camera
Jun 25, 2019, 8:41 PM
The best way for you to help your children avoid gum disease is to educate them and yourselves about the differences between the stages of gum disease and how to avoid it. In this post, we will discuss these differences and a…