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Oct 14, 2016, 10:12 PM
Tooth sensitivity can be painful and can interfere with your child’s life. Teeth can be sensitive to sugary foods, hot or cold temperatures or even to air touching the teeth when your child breathes. This can negatively…
Sep 22, 2016, 10:11 PM
According to the Academy of General Dentistry, people who bite their nails as a nervous habit or clench their teeth when anxious or stressed are at a higher risk for bruxism (the grinding or clenching of teeth). Nail biting…
Sep 15, 2016, 10:10 PM
It’s always important to bring your child in for a routine dental cleaning and exam. However, back-to-school checkups are vital to keeping cavities at bay. Dental cavities and other problems cause children to miss around 50…
Aug 25, 2016, 10:10 PM
Thumb sucking is a natural reflex for babies and they feel comfort, relaxation and security when sucking their thumb. But while it’s ok and even natural for infants to suck their thumbs, once the child gets too old this habit…
Aug 15, 2016, 10:09 PM
It’s always been important to communicate with our children, but it’s more important now than ever! It’s the information age, and studies are now showing that children who are skilled in communication techniques will also do…
Jul 25, 2016, 10:08 PM
A recent study by the American Association of Orthodontics discovered that as many as 1/3rd of American adults are unhappy with their smiles because of crooked or uneven teeth. Here at Firestone Pediatric Dentistry &…
Jul 15, 2016, 10:07 PM
At Firestone Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics, we know how much our little patients love summer! Now that the warm weather is finally upon us, we know that many of you will be taking fun, summer vacations. But just because…
Jun 28, 2016, 10:07 PM
Independence Day is just a few days away and we know how much you’re itching to go out and set off some fireworks! However, we here at Firestone Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics want you to be safe while you’re having fun
Jun 21, 2016, 10:06 PM
We’ve all heard that there may be a link between a child’s exposure to violence and their future use of violence as an acceptable conflict-resolution strategy. This may mean that the more a child is exposed to violence at an…
May 25, 2016, 10:05 PM
Teething is a sad and exhausting time, both for you and your baby. It’s every parent’s instinct to want to soothe their child’s pain, but you may want to rethink the teething gels often recommended to you. The FDA has…