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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…
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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,…