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  • 5 Fun Fluoride Facts

    Kids dentists are in the business of protecting your children's teeth. In order to give the best dental care possible, childrens dentists recommend a toothpaste that contains fluoride. Why? Fluoride is a naturally occurring mineral that contributes positively to the health of everyone's teeth. So, without further ado, here are some interesting facts about fluoride.We Drink It Every Day Almo...
  • Top 5 Foods and Drinks That Harm Your Teeth

    There are so many different things you need to keep track of as parents that sometimes you overlook something important. Dental hygiene is necessary to instill at a young age, but even good brushing habits can be flummoxed by some common foods and drinks kids consume. To prevent tooth decay and multiple visits to pediatric dentists, try to teach your children about the perils of the following tast...
  • What To Do When A Child Can’t Get Over Dentist Anxiety

    Making your children feel comfortable at the dentist can be trying. Kids dentists have their job cut out for them. Keeping anxious and scared children calm during an important dental procedure is essential for everyone's safety. If a child makes any sudden movements, it could lead to injuring the dentist and the child. Luckily, there is a solution.Over time, dental professionals have receive...
  • 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...