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Teaching Kids Proper Flossing Technique
General Pediatric Dentistry
Dr. Matthew Schwed

Your Guide to Teaching Kids Proper Flossing Technique

When it comes to maintaining optimal oral health for your child, proper flossing technique is just as important as brushing. Teaching kids the right way to floss from an early age can set them up for a lifetime of healthy smiles. In this guide, we will explore how to teach

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Oral Health Kids
General Pediatric Dentistry
Dr. Matthew Schwed

The Link Between Oral Health and Overall Well-being in Children

As parents, we all want our children to be healthy and happy. We make sure they eat their fruits and vegetables, get enough sleep, and stay active. But one aspect of their health that often gets overlooked is their oral health. Did you know that oral health is closely linked

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Teething Tips for Babies
General Pediatric Dentistry
Dr. Matthew Schwed

Proven Teething Tips for Babies and Toddlers

Experiencing teething is an inevitable part of growing up for every baby and toddler, yet it’s a time that can be particularly tough on both little ones and their parents. When new teeth begin their journey through the gums, it’s not uncommon for babies to feel discomfort, become irritable, and

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Pediatric Orthodontics
Pediatric Orthodontics
Dr. Matthew Schwed

A Parent’s Handbook on Pediatric Orthodontics

As a parent, you want the best for your child, including a healthy and beautiful smile. But when it comes to pediatric orthodontics, there are a lot of questions and concerns that may arise. What age should my child see an orthodontist? Are braces necessary for children? How do I

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Laser Dentistry
Laser Dentistry
Dr. Matthew Schwed

Child-Friendly Laser Dentistry: Next-Gen Pediatric Dentistry

Laser dentistry offers a beacon of hope for painless dentistry, especially for the youngest members of our families. This groundbreaking approach not only paves the way for virtually pain-free dental procedures but also ensures a quicker recovery time, leaving behind the anxiety commonly associated with traditional dentistry methods. As parents,

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Special Needs Pediatric Dentistry
Special Needs Dentistry
Dr. Matthew Schwed

Special Needs Pediatric Dentistry: Tailored Dental Care

For many individuals with special needs, visiting the dentist can be a daunting and overwhelming experience. The unfamiliar environment, loud noises, and strange tools can cause anxiety and fear, making it difficult for them to receive the dental care they need. However, with the help of special needs dentistry, individuals

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Stress Free Kids Dental Visits
Pediatric Dentistry
Dr. Matthew Schwed

Tips for Easing your Child’s Dental Anxiety

Dental anxiety is a common fear among children, and it can make trips to the dentist a stressful experience for both the child and the parent. As a parent, it can be difficult to see your child feeling anxious and scared, but there are ways to help ease their fears

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Types of Pediatric Sedation
Pediatric Sedation Dentistry
Dr. Matthew Schwed

Types of Pediatric Sedation

Pediatric anesthesia and pediatric sedation types play a pivotal role in ensuring the safety and comfort of children undergoing medical procedures. These practices are carefully tailored to the unique physiological and psychological needs of pediatric patients, ranging from infants to adolescents. The use of medication to relax and calm children

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Silver Diamine Fluoride for kids
Pediatric Dentistry
Dr. Matthew Schwed

How Silver Diamine Fluoride Can Stop Decay in Its Tracks

Tooth decay is a common dental problem that affects people of all ages. It occurs when bacteria in the mouth produce acids that eat away at the tooth’s enamel, causing cavities. If left untreated, tooth decay can lead to more serious dental issues, such as infections and tooth loss. Fortunately,

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