When Should Kids Start Flossing?

When Should Kids Start Flossing?

 Seeing those first baby teeth come in is an exciting time for any parent. Although the difficulties that come with teething are certainly no picnic, it’s great to see the results that come with it. Baby teeth mean that soon your little one will be branching out with the foods they can eat — […]

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What to Do If Your Toddler Chipped a Tooth

What to Do If Your Toddler Chipped a Tooth

Chipping a tooth is a relatively common injury for babies, toddlers, and very young children. Getting those later baby teeth happens to coincide with your little one taking first steps and learning to do many other basic activities, so falls, tumbles, and accidents are to be expected. If you’re the parent of a toddler, you […]

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The Effects of Sugar on Children's Teeth

The Effects of Sugar on Children’s Teeth

Everyone knows that when you go to the dentist, he or she will tell you to avoid sugar. Why? Because it’s bad for your teeth and it causes cavities. When you hear this so often and frequently, it can almost be easy to disregard. Understanding why dentists and hygienists say this so much by learning […]

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What is a Cavity

What is a Cavity?

Of course everyone has heard of a cavity — it’s probably one of the first things you associate with a toothache or a trip to the dentist. When you’re a kid, or even a grownup, you know it’s something bad that you do not want. By learning more about what cavities are, you can learn […]

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What are Dental Sealants

What are Dental Sealants?

Cavities are a big problem for children, adolescents, and even young children who still have their baby teeth. Cavities can cause aches and pains while increasing the risk of oral infections that can cause even more problems. This is why it is never too early to start preventing cavities in your child. Of course brushing, […]

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How to Fix a Chipped or Broken Tooth

How to Fix a Chipped or Broken Tooth

Despite our best efforts to make a safe environment and encourage careful behavior in our children, accidents happen. Along with bumps, bruises, scrapes, and even broken bones, chipped or broken teeth are an all-too-common accident for parents and children alike to encounter. But, it’s still a rare enough occurrence where a chipped or broken tooth […]

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How to Get Rid of Cavities

How to Get Rid of Cavities

If there’s one thing many of us associate with dental health, it’s avoiding cavities. Whether it’s your or your child’s teeth, you want to do everything you can to keep them out of your life. Most people consider it a good check-up at the dentist if there are no cavities. If you reduce your or […]

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AC Pediatric Dentistry Opens Hollywood Location

Coming Soon — AC Pediatric Dentistry Opens Hollywood Location!

Accessible Location in Sheridan Plaza Across from Temple Solel The AC Pediatric Dentistry family is pleased to announce the opening of a brand new office in Hollywood — coming soon! Inside our new Hollywood location, you’ll find the same happy, vibrant, and family-friendly environment your family expects at our practice. The new Hollywood team is […]

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Can Cavities Go Away

Can Cavities Go Away?

Nobody wants to get a cavity, but they are more common than you might think. Statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that more than half of children aged six to eight have had a cavity in their baby teeth. In adolescents, 57% have had at least one cavity in their […]

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Childs Fear of Dentist

How to Help Children Overcome Their Fear of the Dentist

Whether a kid has a bad experience themself, or a friend or sibling who does, fear of the dentist is all too common. While having some anxiety about the dentist is understandable, it should not get in the way of good oral health and hygiene. Going to the dentist is a key part of that. […]

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