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Young teenage girl smiling
Jun 26, 2018, 2:14 PM
Teenagers have it tough. They’re trying to exert control over their own lives, but are still technically children. As they try to figure things out on their own, you may notice that you have less control over your child’s…
Root canal diagram
Jun 19, 2018, 4:37 PM
Many parents question the importance of performing procedures on baby teeth, as these teeth are just going to fall out anyway. However, these first teeth are vital to the proper development and alignment of the adult teeth…
Palatal Expanders
May 24, 2018, 4:26 AM
If your child has recently attended an orthodontic consultation, you may have heard about palatal expanders. We know that this isn’t something that’s commonly known, so we want to make sure that parents know what palatal…
Child with missing tooth
May 11, 2018, 4:33 PM
Children are often very excited to lose their first tooth! This usually means a visit from the Tooth Fairy as well as one of the signs of becoming a big kid! Many parents have questions about what to expect once their…
Woman biting into burger
Apr 28, 2018, 4:26 AM
It’s very easy to make sure your child is practicing good oral hygiene and eating healthy food while they’re at home. But when your kids are at school, it’s much more difficult to monitor. If your child eats the lunch…
Several kids huddeled together
Apr 12, 2018, 10:05 PM
Here at Great Outdoor Pediatric Dentistry, we hear many parents talk about how their children have “soft teeth,” or that this condition has been passed down from parents or other family members. But is there really a…
Fruits and vegetables
Mar 29, 2018, 5:04 PM
Even if you practice a perfect oral hygiene routine, you may still develop dental cavities or tooth decay. This is because much of your dental health comes from your diet. If your teeth are in constant contact with harmful…
Girl with braces
Mar 16, 2018, 6:08 PM
Even though orthodontic treatment is more popular than ever, there are still many myths and misconceptions regarding braces. Here at Great Outdoors Pediatric Dentistry, we know that many of our patients are currently…
Baby
Feb 28, 2018, 7:59 PM
Have you ever wondered about the importance of baby teeth? Or why it’s necessary for these teeth to fall out as children? The Tooth Fairy visit is always exciting, and many kids are excited when losing teeth as it’s a sign of…
Display of different sugars
Feb 13, 2018, 5:22 PM
Here at Great Outdoors Pediatric Dentistry, your child’s dental and overall health is important to us. If your child is exhibiting the above symptoms or consuming a high-sugar diet and you’d like to make an appointment for a…
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Jan 29, 2018, 9:20 PM
Chronic bad breath can be embarrassing and isolating. While breath mints, sprays, and minty gum can mask the symptoms temporarily, as long as the root cause still exists, the bad breath will continue.
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Dec 18, 2017, 9:20 PM
Because stockings are often filled with candy and other sugary treats, it might be a good idea to substitute this candy for something that can improve your child’s dental health instead of harming it. Oral hygiene stocking…
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Dec 15, 2017, 9:19 PM
If your child suffers from tooth sensitivity, it can make things miserable. Sensitive teeth can lead to pain during speaking, chewing, and even breathing. The wearing down of tooth enamel, which exposes the nerves underneath,…
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Dec 8, 2017, 9:18 PM
Making sure your children brush their teeth each day is an important part of maintaining their teeth, mouth, and overall health. It can be difficult to get your child to brush their own teeth, but until it’s time to teach…
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Nov 24, 2017, 9:18 PM
Sports are great for kids! Not only will they improve your child’s motor skills and provide exercise, but sporting activities will also help them learn how to socialize, work as a team, and solve conflicts with peers.…