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Dec 17, 2015, 9:57 PM
A palatal expander is used to guide and direct upper jaw growth in younger orthodontic patients. When placed in your child’s mouth, a palatal expander will widen your child’s upper jaw by applying firm, but gentle pressure on…
Nov 20, 2015, 9:57 PM
There is nothing more difficult for a parent than watching their child be in pain! Unfortunately, every parent gets a dose of this early on, once your child begins teething. It’s a natural and expected process, but it will…
Nov 20, 2015, 9:56 PM
None of us want our children to get cavities, and we all do whatever we can to prevent that from happening. But many parents don’t know that fluoride is an easy way to provide additional protection to your child’s teeth!
Oct 23, 2015, 9:55 PM
If you’re terrified by the very idea of visiting the dentist, you may be suffering from dentophobia, and, as a parent, you may inadvertently pass this fear on to your children.
Oct 23, 2015, 9:54 PM
While Halloween tricks and treats are spooking your cute little goblins, your dentist is most scared of all the cavities being formed on those tiny, little pearly whites!
Sep 29, 2015, 9:53 PM
Kids can be reluctant to participate in any activity that isn’t “fun!” Unfortunately for parents, most of the things that need to be done aren’t fun. But, thanks to the following list, you may be able to move “Brush Your…
Sep 29, 2015, 9:52 PM
As fall approaches and the weather gets a little chillier, parents begin to brace themselves for the cold season! Whether your child attends school, preschool, daycare or just plays at a neighborhood park, they’re always…
Aug 26, 2015, 9:51 PM
Kids love the tooth fairy! For most, she’s a lovely little lady, clad in a tutu and a tooth-shaped wand, who rewards lost teeth with goodies beneath the lucky child’s pillow. Parents, you can use this excitement and interest…
Aug 26, 2015, 9:51 PM
School is just around the corner! Here at Firestone Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics, we suggest that, along with an annual physical, and going to the store for new clothes and backpacks, you should also add a visit to…
Jul 13, 2015, 9:50 PM
Smart dental hygiene is still important, even for those seniors who have lost their natural teeth.