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“Pee-ew!” Have you noticed that your child’s breath stinks? Like, really stinks – even after brushing? It’s common for children to have bad breath, known medically as halitosis. If your child has halitosis, there could be a number of different causes. Causes of Bad Breath in Children If your child is still suffering from bad…

A lot of parents give their kids snacks throughout the day. Sometimes they just need a little something to hold them over until the next meal. When buying and preparing snacks for your children, it’s important to remember that what they eat affects their dental health. 6 Best Snacks to Prevent Cavities Children don’t often…

In the world of pediatric dentistry, there are a lot of terms used that may be confusing if you’re unfamiliar. To help parents who are bringing their children to their local pediatric dentist in Charlotte, we’re listing important dental terms and their definitions! Bookmark this page so you can easily refer back to these terms…

As soon as your children start teething, it’s time to start thinking about their dental hygiene and the prevention of tooth decay. When a cavity, or hole, develops in a tooth, this is the result of tooth decay. The process of tooth decay starts with an infection of acid-producing bacteria in a child’s mouth. Charlotte…

‘Tis the season for sweets! We love the holidays for many reasons: decorations, family time, and of course the food! During these weeks, you can’t help but be inundated with cookies, candy, and loads of other delectable desserts. Unfortunately, this applies to your kids as well. Between school, family gatherings, and other holiday activities, your…

If you’ve ever Googled questions about pediatric dentistry, you’ve likely found a lot of conflicting information about what you should and shouldn’t do when it comes to your child’s dental health. We’re here to set the record straight on some of the most common myths about pediatric dentistry! Myth #1: Children don’t need to see…

The adolescent years can be challenging for your teenager. Between making new friends, keeping up with extracurricular activities and schoolwork, and obvious outward physical changes, dental care can take a backseat on your teen’s priority list. Without consistent dental care, a teen who has had a clean bill of dental health is susceptible to cavities.…

Teething – a painful yet necessary milestone in your baby’s early life. Though every child is different, many experience similar signs of teething. Many of us at Charlotte Pediatric Dentistry are parents, too, so we know what you and your little one are going through. We’ve come up with some tips to help making the…

Routine dental hygiene visits are important for your child’s dental health. Each child’s needs are different, and we tailor each visit to meet those needs. There are some important basics of a hygiene appointment that we want to share with you. Knowledge is key to patient comfort and care in and out of the dentist’s…

Many foods that are touted as “healthy” are not-so-healthy for your little one’s smile. Excess sugar and unhealthy fat lurks in many unsuspecting foods. Sugar sticks to your child’s teeth and causes tooth decay. Raw veggies, for example, are generally good for you – until you dunk them in a bowl of dressing with high…

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