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We know you may have lots of questions about your child’s teeth and dental care, and we’re here to provide answers and insights to help you and your child on the journey to better oral health.

ToothDecay

What causes tooth decay in kids?

It’s the news that no parent ever wants to hear from their child’s dentist: we found a cavity. Also known as tooth decay, cavities are one of the most common dental problems in toddlers, children, and teens. Even infants can get them! And despite popular belief, tooth decay on baby teeth can have an…

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blog – All about baby bottle tooth decay

All about baby bottle tooth decay

The day when your infant’s first tooth emerges is a big milestone. Your child’s teeth are coming in! Even though baby teeth will eventually fall out, taking good care of them is incredibly…

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blog – Dental hygiene tips & tricks for kids

Dental hygiene tips & tricks for kids

At Smiles In Motion Pediatric Dentistry, we provide patient-centered care that makes visiting the dentist a positive experience for children and parents alike. While we love to see our patients for…

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blog – Five facts about fluoride for kids

Five facts about fluoride for kids

At Smiles In Motion Pediatric Dentistry, we’re big believers in doing everything we can to protect your child’s smile–and that’s where fluoride comes in. This magical mineral found in…

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blog – Why baby teeth are important

Why baby teeth are important

If you think your new baby’s smile is cute now, just wait until their first teeth come in! Primary teeth are usually referred to as “baby teeth,” but there’s nothing babyish about them. In…

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blog – Why your child gets bad breath

Why your child gets bad breath

Bad breath (also known as halitosis) is an issue that can occur at any age and can be improved. Even kiddos who still get visits from the Tooth Fairy can practically knock you out with a whiff of…

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DentalSealants

The benefits of dental sealants

We all know that brushing and flossing are the best ways to prevent cavities, but it’s not always easy to clean every tiny nook and cranny in your mouth–especially for young kids. Molars (back…

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