Thumb Sucking and Pacifier Use

Thumb Sucking and Pacifier Use

  Like many parents, you may be concerned about your child’s thumb sucking, finger sucking or pacifier use. You may wonder if it is harmful, at what age it should stop or what could happen if your child does not stop.   You can rest assured that sucking is...

A Great Resource for Parents

  The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) has recently put together a wonderful resource for parents who may have serious questions about their child’s teeth/dentist. We highly recommend you visit this website – as it is a great tool for parents who...
Alarming Children’s Teeth Statistics

Alarming Children’s Teeth Statistics

  DID YOU KNOW that dental disease (cavities and gum disease) is the most common childhood disease – FIVE times more common than asthma?   If that’s not surprising enough, here are some more startling statistics:   47.4% of 3rd graders in Virginia have...
The Advantages of Digital Technology in Pediatric Dentistry

The Advantages of Digital Technology in Pediatric Dentistry

Digital advances in Pediatric Dentistry are amazing. Not only do they provide for patient comfort, they create opportunities for Pediatric Dentists to provide better treatment.   Digital X-Rays The cutting-edge technology of digital X-rays, also known as digital...

What to do with Trauma?

Active children always seem to be injuring themselves in one way or another. Most of the time, the injury is minor, like a bruise or a scrape. However, sometimes the child needs to see a doctor or a dentist, such as in the case of a broken or loose tooth.  ...
When should your child start using Mouthwash?

When should your child start using Mouthwash?

Managing your children’s oral health involves a daily reigeme of eating healthy, brushing and flossing to help stop bacteria from building up in the mouth and to stop cavities from forming, which is the ultimate goal. At World Pediatric Dental we strive to do...
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