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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…
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Apr 27, 2017, 5:45 PM
We hear a lot about the harmful effects smoking can have on the health of the smoker. However, we hear a lot less about the effects smoking can have on the people who spend time with a smoker, especially kids. Children who…
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Apr 14, 2017, 4:39 PM
Here at Firestone Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics, we love Easter! Hunting for eggs, waiting for the Easter Bunny, and eating delicious Easter candy. However, we also know that many of the best Easter candies are the worst…
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Mar 28, 2017, 9:55 PM
When a child first loses a tooth, it can be very exciting. Not only will he or she get a visit from the Tooth Fairy, but this is also one of the signs of becoming a ‘Big Kid.’ While most kids are excited about losing teeth,…
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Mar 14, 2017, 5:32 PM
The retention of baby teeth is so important to the development of your child’s growing mouth and the way his or her adult teeth will come in. Because of this, we here at Firestone Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics will do…
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Mar 1, 2017, 6:25 PM
The benefits of brushing your teeth are quite well known. The removal of bacteria, plaque, and decay, a decreased risk of dental cavities, and fresher breath. What you may not have heard about are all the benefits of brushing…
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Feb 17, 2017, 6:33 PM
Valentine’s Day is a fun and romantic holiday. It’s a day for us to show the special people in our lives how much we love and appreciate them. Here at Firestone Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics we started to wonder how…
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Jan 25, 2017, 10:33 PM
It’s been estimated that around 10% of teenagers have used electronic cigarettes (also called e-cigarettes). This is a disturbing statistic because it’s a much higher number that adults who have used e-cigarettes – only 2.8%.…