Cary Pedatric Dental News

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Understanding “Sugar Bugs”: How Sugar Affects Your Child’s Teeth

November 7, 2023

Sugar – it’s found in almost everything we eat, especially in treats and beverages that kids love. While sugar can make food taste delicious, it can also lead to dental problems for your child. At Preston Corners Pediatric Dentistry, we understand the impact of sugar on your child’s teeth, and we’re here to help you navigate the world of “sugar bugs” and how to limit their presence in your child’s mouth.

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What to Do for Your Child in a Dental Emergency

October 3, 2023

Dental emergencies can be frightening for both children and parents. Whether it’s a sudden toothache, a knocked-out tooth, or a broken dental appliance, knowing what to do can make a significant difference in the outcome. At Preston Corners Pediatric Dentistry, we understand the importance of quick and appropriate action during dental emergencies. In this guide,…

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How to Choose the Right Toothbrush and Toothpaste for Your Child

September 27, 2023

Oral hygiene is paramount for kids, ensuring they grow up with healthy teeth and gums. Choosing the right toothbrush and toothpaste is a crucial step in this journey. With countless options available, it can be overwhelming for parents. Don’t worry —his guide will simplify the process and help you make informed choices for your child’s…

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The Vital Link: Oral Health and Overall Well-being in Children

September 8, 2023

The Connection Good oral health isn’t just about maintaining a bright smile; it’s a crucial aspect of overall well-being, including in children. At Preston Corners Pediatric Dentistry, we believe in empowering parents with knowledge to ensure the best possible health for their little ones. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll explore the significant connection between oral…

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The Importance of Dental Sealants and Fluoride Treatments: Preventing Tooth Decay

August 23, 2023

At Preston Corners Pediatric Dentistry, we are constantly aiming to help parents understand the essential tools available for preventing tooth decay in their children. Two of the most powerful tools at our disposal are dental sealants and fluoride treatments. Let’s dive deep into understanding why they are vital in safeguarding your child’s oral health. Setting…

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Oral Health Tips for Babies and Toddlers: Caring for Tiny Teeth and Gums

August 9, 2023

At our Cary pediatric dental practice, we cannot overstate the importance of establishing healthy oral care habits for your babies and toddlers early on. Proper dental care during this pivotal period can lay a strong foundation for a lifetime of healthy smiles.  In this guide, we will delve into the best practices for taking care…

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Tiny Teeth, Big Bites: A Kid-Friendly Guide To Nutrition And Oral Health

July 24, 2023

Over the years while serving the Triangle, we’ve often found that the link between diet and oral health isn’t clear for many children and their parents.  Our teeth and gums are greatly impacted by what we consume, especially in these critical years of growth and development. This article sheds light on how diet impacts a…

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The Benefits of Early Orthodontic Treatment: Correcting Problems Before They Get Worse

July 8, 2023

As pediatric dentists, we always advocate for a proactive approach to your child’s orthodontic health. Early orthodontic treatment is not just about aesthetics; it is an important step to ensure optimal dental health for your child in the years to come. If you’re considering early orthodontic treatment for your child, this article will be important…

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Helping Your Child Overcome Fear of the Dentist: Strategies for a Positive Experience

June 21, 2023

At Preston Corners Pediatric Dentistry, we understand how important your child’s oral health is to you. Yet, the task of introducing your child to their first dental visit, or making sure they have regular visits to the dentist, can be a daunting experience for both you and your little one.  Children often develop fear or…

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Common Dental Problems in Children And How To Protect Against Them

May 27, 2023

Childhood is meant to be a joyous time filled with endless play, laughter, and growth. During these formative years, children are not only learning to navigate the world around them, but their bodies are also rapidly developing – their teeth being an integral part of this growth. At Preston Corners Pediatric Dentistry, we understand how…

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