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  • 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...
  • How To Find The Right Pediatric Dentist In Loudoun County

    Finding a pediatric dentist for your child can feel like a daunting challenge. There are so many, and there’s no easy way to compare them. It can take a lot of time and legwork, and so many people put it off. As inconvenient as it is, you can’t put off finding a pediatric dentist too long; of child's oral health is too important. Here are some tips to make the process easier. Ask For Referr...
  • The World’s First ‘Smart Toothbrush’ Can Improve Dental Hygiene

    Smilez Pediatric Dental Associates of Loudoun is always on the lookout for new and upcoming technologies for our practice. We want to let our family, friends and patients know about anything that can help them maintain exceptional dental hygiene.  This new toothbrush is pretty cool; especially for our technically savvy kids and parents. We bet a lot more toothbrush makers will start producing th...
  • What’s the deal with bottled water?

    As more people turn to bottled water and away from the tap, they may be missing out on one important ingredient that most brands of bottled water fail to include: fluoride! Because fluoride helps strengthen teeth, it is an important component of maintaining good oral health. Our friends at the American Dental Association have endorsed both community water fluoridation and the use of fluoride-conta...