Gentle Dental of Pennsylvania Blog – Pediatric Dentistry

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What You Need to Know About Teething

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Teething occurs when your child’s baby teeth, also called primary teeth, begin to break through the gum tissue. Tooth eruption generally begins at about six months of age, but baby teeth may take as long as a year to arrive. Symptoms of tooth-cutting continue until all 20 primary teeth grow in. The timeline for primary tooth eruption appears to be […]

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Pediatric Dental Disease: How Tooth Decay Affects the World’s Children

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Pediatric dental disease, commonly called childhood tooth decay, is the most common chronic childhood illness in the world. It’s five times more common than asthma and seven times more common than hay fever. If left untreated, tooth decay has consequences that reach far beyond cosmetic problems. Extensive tooth decay can deteriorate a child’s quality of life, slow their social development, […]

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A Kids’ Dentist Helps You Understand Common Pediatric Dental Problems

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Although your children’s teeth have been in their mouths for a shorter period of time, they face many of the same common dental problems as adults. Prompt attention to developing symptoms can save time and money, and spare your little ones unnecessary pain. Pediatric dentists are specially trained to manage issues involving developing teeth and jaws. Finding a specially trained […]

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Cavity-Fighting Advice from Pediatric Dentists

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Since most children have a full set of baby teeth, toddlerhood is the ideal time to instill great dental care habits. It’s important to take care of baby teeth; they hold space for your child’s permanent teeth. If baby teeth develop cavities, it’s more likely that permanent teeth will, too. Pediatric dentists recommend taking your child for an initial dental […]

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Considerations for Choosing a Pediatric Dentist

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Pediatric dentists are specialists who provide comprehensive dental and oral health care for infants, children, and teens. While your child may receive excellent care from your family dentist, a pediatric dentist has received advanced training that focuses on the specific needs of children, including those who are chronically ill or have special physical or emotional needs. A pediatric dentist may […]

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Pediatric Dentists: Oral Health for Infants and Children

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A baby’s teeth begin to form inside the womb before birth, so taking care of yourself during pregnancy is an essential first step to helping your child achieve a lifetime of great oral health. If you are an expectant mother, be sure to eat a healthy, balanced diet that provides all the nutrients your body needs. It is also important […]

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Having Cavity-Free Kids is Possible

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It can be an extremely frustrating experience for a parent when their child must receive costly, uncomfortable dental work just because the family failed to establish sound dental care habits right from the beginning. Though getting kids to brush and floss properly each and every day can sometimes be a challenge, the benefits of doing so are immeasurable. By heeding […]

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No-Cost* Kids’ Dental Care is No Problem with Kids’ Dental Days

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Did you know that dental care is the most neglected health need among children? Brushing at home is just not enough to keep their smiles healthy. Children can’t afford to go without dental care. Join Power 99 and Andrew In, DDS of Gentle Dental on our mission to power up healthy smiles. Routine dental appointments for preventive care like cleanings […]

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The Scary Truth About Tooth Decay in Kids

The Scary Truth About Tooth Decay in Kids

The Scary Truth About Tooth Decay in Kids

Cavities have always been common in kids, but the issue has gone from problematic to epidemic as tooth decay has become one of the most common childhood diseases today. In fact, 42% of children between the ages of two and eleven have had cavities in baby teeth and almost one-quarter of kids between the ages of six and eleven have […]

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