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How do I stop my child’s thumb sucking?

end thumb sucking "All I want for Christmas is my baby to stop sucking her thumb. It's such a terrible habit. Help me, please. How can I stop the thumb-sucking? —Concerned for my baby's teeth" We receive emails like this and are constantly talking to parents about this topic. Thumb-sucking is a totally natural and normal behavior in young children. Babies are born with the natural urge to suck —  on pacifiers, thei Learn More

Cutting Back on Sugar: How Your Pediatric Dentist Can Help

Tips to reduce sugar in children Excessive sugar consumption not only poses a threat to dental health but also contributes to poor eating habits that can persist into adulthood. With a significant portion of American children's calories derived from added sugars, it's crucial to instill healthy eating habits early on. At Smilez Pediatric Dental Group of Loudoun, we understand the importance of promoting nutritious choices for you Learn More

Our Top Blogs of 2023

Pediatric Dental Blogs Our team enjoyed researching these topics and writing about them for our readers.  We hope you found them educational, insightful and informative. If you have any topics you’d like us to write about in 2024 let us know.  Happy New Year and we look forward to seeing you soon! FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS WHEN LOOKING FOR A NEW PEDIATRIC DENTIST Choosing the right healthcare provider f Learn More