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  • How long does a dental cleaning generally take? | Pediatric Dentist Boca Raton

    How long does a dental cleaning generally take? | Pediatric Dentist Boca Raton

    Taking care of our teeth is important and can help avoid problems or unnecessary visits to the dentist’s office later in life. We recommend patients visit our office for their cleaning and exam at least twice a year. These appointments are crucial and can help maintain your oral health and detect issues before they become […]

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  • Do kids need dental crowns? | Boca Raton Kids Dentist

    Do kids need dental crowns? | Boca Raton Kids Dentist

    If your child is prone to cavities, you may wonder if there is anything dentists can do to save their teeth. Cavities are very common in children, and many children are prone to cavities while others are not. If a child has a small cavity, we may choose to just monitor the tooth, or recommend […]

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  • Why does my 2 year old grind his teeth? | Kids Dentist in 33428

    Why does my 2 year old grind his teeth? | Kids Dentist in 33428

    Teeth grinding is also known as bruxism and is very common in children. Teeth grinding involves pressing down on both the upper and lower jaw, and moving the mouth side to side grinding the teeth together. There are a few reasons why children may do this and, in many cases, children grind their teeth during […]

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  • What age to stop pacifier? | Pediatric Dentist Boca Raton

    What age to stop pacifier? | Pediatric Dentist Boca Raton

    Pacifiers are used by many infants and children, and they offer comfort and reduce stress. Pacifiers are great when children are young, but many parents wonder when it is appropriate to wean their child off of the pacifier. Using a pacifier can cause issues with a child’s mouth, jaw, and teeth if it is used […]

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  • Can a dry mouth cause cavities? | Kids Dentist Boca Raton

    Can a dry mouth cause cavities? | Kids Dentist Boca Raton

    Dry mouth is also known as xerostomia, and this happens when the salivary glands do not produce enough saliva in the mouth. In some cases, dry mouth is temporary, and can be caused by dehydration. In other cases, dry mouth is a chronic problem, and many struggle with this issue. Dry mouth can be caused […]

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