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Getting your child to eat healthy foods may be a challenge depending on how picky of an eater you have on your hands. However, a healthy diet is crucial to your child’s overall health – including their teeth and gums. A daily routine of brushing and flossing is necessary, but your child may still face…

ATKINS was recently spotlighted in this feature in the Washington Post. The article highlights how North Carolina was the first state in America to allow dogs with special training into dental exam rooms. That certification is what separates “service” dogs from “facility” dogs. Whereas service dogs are trained to help one person, a facility dog…

You’ve heard it said time and again, “visit your dentist twice a year for a check-up and a cleaning,” but how important is it for your child to come and visit us at least twice every year? Very, and here’s why! Learn Better Oral Health Habits Regular visits to their pediatric dentist get kids in…

As your children grow and develop, it’s important to teach and continually encourage healthy dental hygiene habits. This is crucial because if your child does not take care of their dental health, they could be at risk for periodontal disease. What is periodontal disease? Periodontal diseases, also called gum diseases, are bacterial infections that damage…

Your child was playing, or by some freak accident, their baby tooth got knocked out. This could be really scary for your child (and you), but it’s best to remain calm and follow these tips from Charlotte Pediatric Dentistry. What to do when a baby tooth is knocked out It’s not uncommon for a pediatric…

Used in cases of severe decay or trauma to the tooth, a pulpectomy is a procedure to remove all the pulp from the crown and roots of a tooth. Pulp is the soft material inside the tooth which contains the nerves, connective tissue, and blood vessels. Charlotte Pediatric Dentistry explains more about pulpectomies, including when…

As a parent who cares for their child, you may be even more nervous about your child receiving a filling than they are. If your child’s pediatric dentist has determined they need a filling to fix a cavity, there are few ways to prepare. One of the best ways to prepare yourself and your child…

Your child’s pediatrician or pediatric dentist recommended your child get a frenectomy and now you’re scouring the internet trying to figure out exactly what that means and if it’s necessary for your child. Charlotte Pediatric Dentistry is here to help answer your questions and put you at ease. Defining a Frenectomy Simply put, a frenectomy…

There’s a new team member at Charlotte Pediatric Dentistry. Sweet smiling ATKINS is a rehabilitative facility dog who will be joining us on select days each month. ATKINS is certified to mitigate dental anxiety by providing Animal Assisted Intervention for pediatric dental patients. ATKINS is available by request, for no additional fee, to assist your…

Nowadays, a lot of people are switching their cigarettes for e-cigarettes. Some people have a belief that vaping is better than smoking a traditional cigarette, but this is not the case. Vaping still has detrimental effects on the overall health of teenagers and adults, including oral health. Charlotte Pediatric Dentistry strongly advises against the use…

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