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Have you noticed your child reacts to hot and cold temperature food or drink? Most children will say their teeth “hurt,” however if it is while they are eating or drinking something hot or cold, this is most likely tooth sensitivity. While it is not uncommon for children to express tooth sensitivity to hot and…

A tooth extraction can be a nerve-wracking experience for anyone, adult or child. If your child’s pediatric dentist has advised they have one or multiple teeth extracted, Charlotte Pediatric Dentistry recommends talking with and preparing your child for this procedure beforehand. If you’re unsure how to explain it or prepare them, we have some tips…

While there is no replacement for a healthy dental hygiene routine, there is an extra way to help protect your child’s teeth from cavities. Dental sealants may be recommended by your child’s pediatric dentist to offer a boost of protection to their smile. If you’re unfamiliar with what dental sealants are, Charlotte Pediatric Dentistry can…

We recently welcomed Dr. Amanda Kerns to the Charlotte Pediatric Dentistry family of doctors. Our Doctor Spotlight series allows our tiny patients and parents to get a glimpse into their doctor’s lives. Come get to know us! Dr. Amanda Kerns is Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. She’s a member of the American…

If you’ve ever visited our office, or any dental practice, you’ve most likely noticed some hardworking individuals in the exam rooms operating equipment, helping with procedures, sterilizing instruments, or assisting with office paperwork. These invaluable team members are known as dental assistants. This year, March 7 – 13th is Dental Assistants Recognition Week. During this…

Just as everything else, children develop wisdom teeth at different ages. However, the average age range for wisdom teeth to start coming in is 17 to 24. Due to their late eruption, these teeth can cause problems. For some people, wisdom teeth never erupt and cause no issues. For others, wisdom teeth need to be…

Mouthwash is helpful for strengthening enamel, fighting tooth decay, and preventing bad breath – but when is the right time for your child to start using it? While mouthwash has a lot of benefits, it does have its risks. Parents should be cautious. The Safe Age for a Child to Use Mouthwash It is not…

If you were surprised to hear the dentist say your child has a cavity – you’re not alone. Unfortunately even children who brush their teeth twice a day can still get cavities. This could be from lack of rinsing, flossing, or too many sugary foods and drinks. Cavities are one of the most common dental…

Parents always want to make sure they’re doing what is best for their child – including picking out the right toothbrush. It can be overwhelming with how many options there are on the market. So, how do you choose? Charlotte Pediatric Dentistry can help. How to Choose a Toothbrush for Kids To ensure a healthy…

After years managing your baby’s discomfort and pain while their teeth cut and push through their gums – the time comes for them to fall out. At age six or seven, your child will start experiencing loose, wiggly teeth because their permanent teeth are ready to come in. This could be an uncomfortable experience for…

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