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Young baby smiling
Mar 27, 2019, 10:23 PM
Baby teeth are a very important part of helping your child achieve and maintain beautiful and healthy smiles that will grow with them into adulthood. You can help your children keep their teeth strong and healthy throughout…
Child braces on a young teen with thumbs up
Mar 11, 2019, 9:57 PM
Orthodontic treatment can sometimes cause pain or discomfort as the teeth are guided into the right position. For those considering orthodontic treatment, the possibility that the braces will cause pain is one of the most…
Two young girls smiling, one with braces
Feb 25, 2019, 9:22 PM
Here at Firestone Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics, we know that patients who are proud of their smiles and confident to show them off will benefit from better self-esteem and tend to be happier with their overall…
Gap between teeth
Feb 11, 2019, 8:50 PM
Gap bands are a potentially damaging new trend being used by American teens. These bands are being sold online and are used to help close gaps in the teeth but are being utilized without the supervision of an orthodontic…
Young child with juice box
Jan 28, 2019, 10:20 PM
Juice, even if it contains 100% fruit juice, is very high in sugar content and is causing a dental cavity epidemic among America’s children. Frequent consumption of juice beverages, even if you’ve watered down, can still…
Family camping
Jan 14, 2019, 10:21 PM
Every year, most Americans set goals that we intend to keep throughout the year. These goals, which we refer to as New Year’s resolutions are an attempt to better ourselves from the year before. These goals can range from…
Child in dental chair
Dec 27, 2018, 9:34 PM
If you’re looking to make the most out of your child’s next visit to Firestone Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics, there are a few questions you can ask in order to learn as much as you can about your child’s dental health.…
A dinner plate full of food
Dec 11, 2018, 2:06 AM
The most common dental diseases are tooth decay, dental cavities, and gum disease. These also happen to be the dental diseases that are the easiest to prevent. Practicing good at-home oral hygiene habits like brushing twice a…
Young boy plugging nose in disgust
Nov 26, 2018, 10:59 PM
Undergoing orthodontic treatment is the best way to help you achieve a straight, beautiful smile. However, the time spent with braces is an investment and we know that it can come with some sacrifices. Flossing can be a…
Child in dental chair
Nov 9, 2018, 8:56 PM
While it is important to know the signs of trouble in your child’s mouth and teeth, it can be just as important to know what signs point to strong, healthy teeth. This allows you to know that your child is keeping up with his…