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  • What You Need to Know About Children’s Teeth Cleaning Services

     Introduction:    Dental care is an important part of keeping your child’s mouth healthy, as it plays a major role in their overall health. Regular dental cleanings can help prevent tooth decay and other oral health problems. If you’re not sure when your child last had a...
  • General Anesthesia for Kids: A Safe and Effective Option at Ass

        At Associated Pediatric Dentistry, Glen Carbon, we provide a safe and effective option for children requiring general anesthesia or “sleep” sedation for dental treatment. Our board certified pediatric dentists understand that some children’s cognitive level, age, or...
  • How To Prevent Bad Breath Or Halitosis In Kids

    Waking up with bad breath is normal, but when that bad breath lingers throughout the day, it could indicate a problem. Halitosis (bad breath) can be experienced by adults and kids alike. This stinky condition can arise from a number of common causes such as poor dental hygiene, dehydration, and diet...
  • Help Your Child Overcome the Fear of Visiting the Dentist

    Overcoming the Fear Start at a Young Age As children age, they are more likely to develop environmental fears. Taking your baby to the dentist upon the arrival of their first tooth, and no later than age one, can help your child become acclimated to regular dental visits. Many pediatric denti...
  • The Importance of Caring for Your Child’s Baby Teeth

    Baby teeth pave the way for your child’s permanent teeth. When a baby tooth is lost prematurely to decay or trauma, it can negatively impact the growth and alignment of the incoming permanent tooth. Strong, healthy baby teeth are an important piece of the development and growth of ...