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  • 7 Common Bad Dental Habits Children Fall Into and How To Avoid Them

    As a parent, one of the most important things you can do for your child at a young age is reinforce good dental hygiene habits in your children. If you are having a hard time with this, talk to a pediatric dentist to get a better idea of what causes the most damage to your child's teeth. Here are a few examples of bad habits that children can get into.Sugary Drinks Even though no sugary dri...
  • The 3 Types of Pediatric Dental Sedation

    Proper education and training in methods of employing and monitoring the use of pediatric dental sedation have led to some amazing children's dental health victories. As many as 250,000 pediatric dental sedations are now performed every year. Not only is this good news for kids who are scared of the going to the dentist, but for dental professionals as well. It will reduce the stress of calming ki...
  • Smilez Pediatric Dental Group of Loudoun Announces Their Participation in National Wreaths Across America Day

    Smilez Pediatric Dental Group of Loudoun announced this week they are donating wreaths to National Wreaths Across America Day at Stonewall Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Manassas, VA.On December 16th, 2017, wreaths will be laid on the gravesites of fallen soldiers at over 1200 locations around the world. Everyone is welcome to attend, even if you are not able to lay out wreaths. The Ceremony wil...
  • Getting Your Kids Excited About… Dental Hygiene?

    Getting your kids excited for the dentist seems like an impossible task. You can’t just force them to visit a kids dentist in Aldie and expect them to have buckets of fun. And while the Tooth Fairy isn't above a little bribery, that's not the best option for instilling lifelong dental hygiene habits in your youngsters.But you can do a few things throughout the year to get them to at least th...
  • 3 Tips to Break Your Kids’ Candy Addiction

    Halloween is over. You did it! You managed to keep all your children happy, avoided any costume disasters, and actually even enjoyed yourself in the process. But after the treats comes the truly tricky part. Now that you have thousands of pieces of candy safely stashed away around the house, it’s up to you as a parent to not let your kids sugar addiction progress into anything damaging.If ...
  • Avoid These 3 Unhealthy Snacks to Keep Your Kids’ Teeth Strong

    As you may well know, being a parent is extremely rewarding. Sure, you might lose sleep but you probably slept enough in your younger years. You get to raise your children and have fun with them as they grow into responsible adults. Even the arguments can be fun because you both can learn and grow from them. One of the trickiest parts of being a parent is raising kids who know the importance of pr...
  • 4 Ways to Get Your Kids to Stop Being Afraid of the Dentist

    Unless you're a miracle worker, then we know how hard it is to get your kids to actually be excited about going to the dentist. That doesn’t mean they have to be terrified of going, however. There are a few time-tested tips for helping your kids get over their totally normal fear of the dentist. Here are four of our favorite ways to change the way your children view dental care for good.Visi...
  • These Popular Foods and Drinks Will Ruin Your Kids’ Teeth

    As a parent, it’s your responsibility to make sure your kids’ teeth are healthy and strong throughout their entire childhood. Although the most important thing you can do to assist your kids with their dental issues is to regularly visit your family dentist, the next step is to make sure that you’re not buying too many foods and drinks that cause serious teeth problems.Again, consult wit...
  • 3 Ways To Prevent Toddler Tooth Decay

    As a parent, you want to do everything you can to ensure your child is healthy from the very start. You might think that early oral health isn't a huge concern. But just because your child will eventually lose their baby teeth doesn't mean you don't need to worry about tooth decay in your toddler. Without proper care, your child could potentially suffer significant issues before the Tooth Fairy ev...
  • Don’t Take Your Kids to the Scary and Boring Place; 2 Things to Look For in a Dentist

    If you’re a parent and are in need of a kids dentist in Stone Ridge, you don’t just want to take your children to any dental professional.It’s important that kids are aware from an early age that proper dental care is essential to a happy and healthy life. If you take your children to a scary dentist office, they are going to develop a severe, legitimate, and potentially lifelong fear of...