Pediatric Dentistry: 6 Things to Know

24 November, 2021
For many parents, the thought of taking a child to their first dental visit can be a little intimidating. This is totally understandable. After all, it can be hard to predict how your child will react to a new environment, or have strangers poke around inside their mouth....
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How to Comfort Your Baby During Teething

10 February, 2020
Did you know that your baby is born with 20 teeth under the gum line?  Additionally, your baby’s first tooth usually appears between six months and one year of age. When your infant starts teething, it can be a very challenging time. Follow these Snow Family Dentistry tips to help soothe your child during this trying period. Signs Your Baby is Teething If your baby is......
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How to Handle Your Child Losing Baby Teeth 

21 November, 2019
Losing baby teeth is a big milestone for your child. While it may be unsettling for children to lose their baby teeth, the appearance of permanent adult teeth is an important right of passage for them. To make this experience as smooth as possible for your child, follow these Snow Family Dentistry tips! When Do Children Lose Baby Teeth?  While children don’t necessarily have a......
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Pediatric vs Family Dentist: What is Best for Your Child

23 September, 2019
When picking a dentist for your child, there are many things that you have to take into consideration. Often times, children have a fear of the dentist, so parents are simply looking to make their dental care as easy and painless of a process as possible. Because of this, many new parents find themselves asking “should I take my child to a pediatric or family......
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6 Tips to Help Your Child Stay Calm at the Dentist

20 September, 2019
As a parent, taking your child to the dentist is an important yet daunting tasks. From having to sit still for a certain amount of time to cooperating with the instructions of the dentists, children can often have a hard time at the dentist. We’ve compiled our six best tips for making your child’s trips to the dentist an easy and painless experience, for you......
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How Parents Contribute to the Health of their Children’s Teeth

15 August, 2019
For your children, establishing good habits, for dental health or otherwise, starts with you as a parent. From the time of the first tooth at about four to six months, daily dental care for your child is crucial to establishing good dental health habits and reducing cavities from childhood all the way through adulthood. A child’s dental health is heavily influenced by well-informed parents who......
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What Are the Effects of Thumb/Pacifier Sucking?

25 October, 2018
It’s common for babies and children to suck on their thumbs, fingers, or a pacifier. However, as natural as this reflex may be for babies and children, it can cause damage to their teeth and mouths if it is carried on for too long. Continue reading to learn the effects thumb or pacifier sucking has on children’s teeth! What Are the Effects of Thumb-Sucking? Thumb-sucking......
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10 Things to Know About Your Baby’s Teeth

20 November, 2018
Being a new parent is hard! There are so many firsts that it can be overwhelming. Here at Snow Family Dentistry, we want to help you and your little one! Continue reading to learn 10 things about the development of your baby’s teeth! When Teeth Erupt Your baby is born with 20 teeth below the gums, and they usually start coming through between 6 months and a......
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