Pediatric Dental Tip #5

by Dr. Katie Lubitz Stewart 16. May 2014 06:01
The most common cause of cavities in my practice in children 6 years old and under comes from drinks; specifically juices.  Most parents are surprised to learn that the average child only needs 4 to 6 ounces of juice a day!  That is the size of a juice box or less!&n... [More]

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Pediatric Dental Tip #4

by Dr. Katie Lubitz Stewart 10. May 2014 10:55
Parents often ask the pediatric dentist "Why do we fix cavities on the baby teeth?  They are just going to fall out, right?"  Yes, baby teeth eventually fall out.  However, there are multiple teeth in children's mouths that stay in place until a child is 12 or 13 years old!  B... [More]

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Pediatric Dental Tip #3

by Dr. Katie Lubitz Stewart 2. May 2014 07:10
What is the difference between seeing a pediatric dentist and a general dentist?  A pediatric dentist has received two more years of education and specialty training focused solely on working with children. Not only are pediatric dentists trained to understand your child, they are also educ... [More]

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Pediatric Dental Tip #2

by Dr. Katie Lubitz Stewart 25. April 2014 09:07
Children should begin seeing a pediatric dentist by their first birthday! The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends children visit the dentist 6 months after the first baby tooth erupts, or, on average, by age one. This allows the dentist to make sure your child is developing normal... [More]

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Pediatric Dental Tip #1

by Dr. Katie Lubitz Stewart 20. April 2014 13:16
A common question new parents ask is "when should I begin brushing my child's teeth?".  The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends brushing your child's teeth as soon as they erupt!  They also recommend using a small smear of fluoridated toothpaste on a soft bristled toothbrush... [More]

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