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Pulpectomy vs. Crowns for Children: What's Best?

Written By Tender Care Pediatric Dentistry on December 16, 2020

While baby teeth eventually fall out, tooth decay is a chronic illness that affects 42% of children aged 2 to 11 years old.  23% of children also have untreated cavities that lead to discomfort and additional decay.  Since children aren’t aware... Read More

The Importance of Flossing for Children

Written By Tender Care Pediatric Dentistry on November 16, 2020

While adults understand the importance of flossing, children need to learn good oral hygiene practices to establish a healthy routine early on. Children can begin flossing when two teeth touch, which is often around the ages of 2 or 3.... Read More

What You Need to Know About Baby Teeth Decay

Written By Tender Care Pediatric Dentistry on October 14, 2020

Protecting your child’s baby teeth against decay is an important part of proper oral hygiene. Baby teeth not only help your child’s permanent alignment but also allow them to chew and speak correctly. While 42% of children 2 to 11... Read More

Early Baby Tooth Loss and Dental Spacing in Pediatric Dentistry

Written By Tender Care Pediatric Dentistry on May 4, 2020

Does it matter when your child loses a tooth?  The timeline of baby tooth loss is quite important. Tooth loss, along with the eruption of adult teeth, is supposed to happen on a schedule. Unfortunately, this doesn’t always happen. The results... Read More

Pediatric Dentistry and the Anatomy of the Teeth and Mouth

Written By Tender Care Pediatric Dentistry on April 3, 2020

When hearing about head and neck anatomy, you may be thinking: What does it matter?  Actually, your child’s anatomy is very important to their short- and long-term oral health. It’s something that those within pediatric dentistry take very seriously. Read on... Read More

Should You Take Your Child to a Pediatric Dentist in Mount Pleasant or Murrysville?

Written By Tender Care Pediatric Dentistry on March 4, 2020

When it comes time to take their child to the dentist in Mt Pleasant or Murrysville, many parents wonder whether they need to take their child to a pediatric dentist or a general dentist  What’s the difference? Why do kids need... Read More

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