Dentistry is a unique profession. Unlike Medicine, a dentist can graduate from dental school, take the necessary licensing exams, and enter the practice world as a dentist. If one wishes to specialize, a dentist must first graduate from a dental school (usually 4 years), then apply to a specialty residency program that typically will be 2-4 years in length.
The Dixon house is in The Trusty Provider category when it comes to giving out candy.
Contact our Pediatric Dental office in Carlsbad after a night of eating candy to have your child’s teeth cleaned!
Happy Halloween from Peak Pediatric Dentistry!
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A good Pediatric Dentist spends time at each dental appointment discussing oral hygiene. Did you know that nutrition plays as important a role in cavity prevention?
When a child eats foods high in natural or added sugars; the risk for a cavity increases. Today, children tend to eat smaller amounts at any given meal,
For over 30 years, the City of Carlsbad has presented live music throughout the city. This year, nine concerts will be presented in four beautiful parks in Carlsbad. With a variety of food vendors for all your picnic needs, hands-on art activities for all ages, green grass for hanging out with friends and family,this concert series has everything you need for a great night out in Carlsbad!
-adapted from the ADA
When it comes to teeth whitening, you may see many different methods featured online and in magazines—from oil pulling to charcoal, and even turmeric. It’s no surprise that DIY whitening is top of mind, either. When the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry asked people what they’d most like to improve their smile,
-Adapted from the ADA
When Do Baby Teeth Come In?
A baby’s 20 primary teeth are already present in the jaws at birth and typically begin to appear when a baby is between 6 months and 1 year.
Most children have a full set of 20 primary teeth by the time they are 3.
Published by the American Dental Association
Children need strong, healthy teeth to chew their food, speak and have a good-looking smile. What’s more, a good diet is essential for a child’s growth and development. Almost all foods, including milk or vegetables, have some type of sugar, which can contribute to tooth decay.
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Imagine what it would be like if you suddenly lost one or two of your front teeth. Smiling, talking, eating—everything would suddenly be affected. Knowing how to prevent injuries to your mouth and face is especially important if you participate in organized sports or other recreational activities.
By Susan Scutti, CNN (adapted)
Children should not be given fruit juice before they are 1 year old unless it’s advised by a doctor, according to new guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics, published Monday in the journal Pediatrics.
The group had previously advised parents to wait to offer juice until a child reached 6 months old but decided to make the change based on rising rates of obesity and concerns about tooth cavities.
By Katherine Lee adapted from an article written for about.com
That baby tooth is loose, should you have the dentist extract the tooth? The answer is no.
Pediatric Dentists recommend letting the baby tooth fall out naturally. Kids can definitely wiggle the tooth to help it along. Ed Moody,