What is Silver Diamine Fluoride (SDF)?

July 11, 2018

Silver Diamine Fluoride (SDF)   What is Silver Diamine Fluoride? Silver Diamine Fluoride is an FDA-approved antibiotic liquid clinically applied to control active dental caries and prevent further progression of disease. While the ideal way to treat teeth with decay is by removing the decay and placing a restoration, this alternative treatment allows us to…
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Why Routine Dental Care?

May 21, 2018

Could Routine Dental Care Save Your Child’s Life? Cavities are the most common ailment affecting children today, and they’re almost always preventable. But, did you know that cavities distress other diseases as well? Here’s how cavities and tooth decay are connected to other common conditions. Tooth Decay Can Lead to Abscesses (infections) Or Worse Severe cavities and tooth decay are…
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What is a Panoramic x-ray?

April 25, 2018

A panoramic x-rays shows your child’s whole mouth in one x-ray, so all the teeth on the upper and lower jaws will be visible. Panoramic x-rays aren’t meant to detect decay: rather, they’re taken every 3-5 years during childhood development to detect abnormalities of the developing teeth, jaws, sinuses and jaw joints which can include…
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What is a Pulpotomy?

March 8, 2018

PULPOTOMY In baby teeth, when large deep cavities are in or close to the nerve, it’s sometimes necessary to perform a pulpotomy. A pulpotomy is the removal of the irritated part of the pulp (nerve), while leaving the healthy root canals intact. To make the entire procedure comfortable for you child, the first thing Dr….
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2017 Summer Selfie Contest

June 2, 2017

2017 SUMMER SELFIE CONTEST  1. Take a selfie this summer while on vacation or just having fun at home. 2. LIKE US! Like Blue Sky Pediatric Dentistry on Facebook (www.facebook.com/BlueSkyPediatricDentistry/) and follow us on Instagram (www.instagram.com/blueskypediatricdentistry/). 3. POST YOUR SELFIE! Post your selfie to our Facebook page . Get your friends to “like” and “share” it….
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How to Find the Perfect Toothbrush for Your Child

December 30, 2016

One of the most important tools in your child’s mouth-health arsenal is their toothbrush. Often overlooked and under considered, it is vital that you take the time to buy the right toothbrush for your child. Below are some smart shopping guidelines to consider when buying your child’s next toothbrush. Bristles Bristles come in all shapes…
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Can Gummy Vitamins Harm Teeth?

December 30, 2016

Gummy vitamins have become very popular in the last several years and even adults now have the option of getting essential vitamins and nutrients through a tasty gummy treat.  But while this can be a great way to get children to take their vitamins, gummy vitamins can harm your teeth.  Yes, they are enhanced with…
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