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  • 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...
  • 2016 Dental Insurance Benefits Do Expire

    2016 Dental Insurance Benefits: Use or Lose Fall is one of the busiest times of the year for many of us. Children and parents are still adjusting to the new school year, fall sport seasons are winding down and everyone is preparing for Thanksgiving, the holidays and end of the year celebrations. Not to mention mom and dad are still working hard providing for the families. With all this activit...
  • 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...
  • Local Loudoun Pediatric Dentist Can Help Your Child Cut Back on Sugar

    Aside from causing tooth decay, consuming too much sugar can contribute to a lifetime of poor eating habits. A recent study showed that 16 percent of total calories consumed by American children comes from added sugars. As your child grows, it can become harder and harder to control what they eat. That’s why it’s so important to teach them to make healthy choices early on. But how exactly do y...
  • One Mother Chose Pediatric Dental Sedation In Dulles. You Should Too

    Did you know that pediatric dental disease, also referred to as childhood tooth decay, is the #1 chronic childhood illness? Recently, a mother concerned about her child’s physical and mental wellbeing came to me with a dilemma: Her ten-year-old son (We’ll call him Joey.) had multiple cavities that need to be treated. He was in constant pain, she told me. He wouldn’t eat. He couldn’t sl...
  • Which type of mouthwash is best?

    Taking care of your oral health involves a daily regimen of brushing, flossing, and rinsing to prevent tooth decay and bacterial infections. Though you may have asked us which toothbrush to use, few patients at Smilez Pediatric Dental Group ask about mouthwash. However, different mouthwashes you might choose will have varying effects on your oral health. So which type is best for you? Gum He...
  • 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...