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Soda Spells Double Trouble

Soft drinks, soda, pop. No matter what you call it, it has been the beverage of choice for generations of kids. No one has ever confused it with healthy beverages, and in this post from Bay Area Kids Dentist, we'll give you another reason to avoid this ubiquitous drink. For dental health, soda deals a [...]

June 5th, 2020|

Do You Have A Thumbsucking Toddler?

Thumb-sucking is fairly normal in many young children, and it's something we often see at Bay Area Kids Dentist. Most kids outgrow it, but it takes longer for some. Prolonged thumb sucking can cause future dental problems. Open Bite. An open bite happens when the front teeth in the lower and upper jaw are moved [...]

May 22nd, 2020|

We Love Patient Referrals!

At Bay Area Kids Dentist, many of our new patients come to us on the recommendation of a parent of one of our current patients. This is, of course, very flattering. It's important to any dental practice to get new patients, but when they come to us because parents are so pleased with our care, [...]

May 15th, 2020|

Oral Health In Childhood Has A Lifelong Impact

Keeping teeth healthy is important at every age, and it begins during childhood. Parents should brush their children's teeth when they're still little, and bring them in for regular checkups at Bay Area Kids Dentist. The sooner children start having regular checkups, the healthier their teeth and gums will be as they grow up. Tooth [...]

May 8th, 2020|

Should You Pull a Loose Baby Tooth?

Losing baby teeth is a rite of passge for children: tangible evidence of getting older, plus a little profit if the tooth fairy pays a visit. At Bay Area Kids Dentist, we have some thoughts on losing baby teeth. Sometimes things don't go as expected. The loose tooth won't come out, even after a week [...]

May 1st, 2020|

Kids and the Dentist

Parents should bring their kids into see us at Bay Area Kids Dentist as soon as their first tooth comes in, or by their first birthday. After that, we like to have our young patients go on a twice-a-year appointment schedule so we can keep a close eye on their developing dental health. As children [...]

April 24th, 2020|

Your Child’s Dental Check-up Schedule

You've probably heard that dentists recommend having a checkup every six months. That applies to adults and children alike. In some cases, however, we want to see a patient more often, at Bay Area Kids Dentist in Santa Clara. If your child has an increased risk for dental problems, we advise you to bring them [...]

April 17th, 2020|

Your Child’s Dental Health

Healthy teeth and gums are important no matter your age. At Bay Area Kids Dentist we are committed to the dental health of our young patients, and are honored whenever parents demonstrate their trust by making us a part of their child's wellness team. Kids need to learn proper dental care at an early age. [...]

April 10th, 2020|

At Bay Area Kids Dentist, We Love Keeping Kids’ Smiles Healthy

Parents should bring their kids into see us at Bay Area Kids Dentist as soon as their first tooth comes in, or by their first birthday. After that, we like to have our young patients go on a twice-a-year appointment schedule so we can keep a close eye on their developing dental health. As children [...]

April 3rd, 2020|

How to Brush Your Kids Teeth

A common mistake that new parents make is assuming that caring for their child’s baby teeth isn’t important because they fall out eventually anyway. What they don’t realize is that developing tooth decay as a preschooler or losing a baby tooth too soon has a major effect on the health of the adult teeth. That’s [...]

February 21st, 2016|

What is a Pediatric Dentist?

One of the questions that parents ask Dr. Radwan, Dr. Mullen, or Dr. Metwally is “What is a pediatric dentist?” They understand that pediatric dentists treat children, but may not know the specific services they provide or the special training they have completed. A pediatric dentist is one who works with children from the newborn [...]

February 7th, 2016|

When to Start Brushing Baby Teeth

Parents are sometimes under the mistaken assumption that they don’t need to care as closely for their child’s baby teeth as they do their permanent teeth because they all fall out eventually. Nothing could be further from the truth. Children can develop serious dental disease due to poor oral hygiene that affects the health of [...]

January 21st, 2016|

How Many Baby Teeth Do Children Have?

Although newborn babies are born with tooth buds below the gums, most infants don’t get their first teeth until around six months old. At Bay Area Kids Dentist, new parents often ask us “How many baby teeth do children have?” The answer is 20. Most kids have all of their baby teeth, also called primary [...]

January 7th, 2015|

Finding a Good Sunnyvale Kids Dentist with the Help of Reviews

If you are a parent, part of your duty as one is to safeguard your child’s health. As he is unable to tend to his own need, you carry this responsibility, and your duty includes making sure that your child’s teeth are taken cared of by an awesome Sunnyvale kids dentist. Pedaitric dentists are a [...]

June 4th, 2013|

Dental Health at Sunnyvale: Baby Teeth Care

Caring for the health of a child’s teeth lie on the parents, primarily, since he child is unable to do things on their own. As a child, he relies on his carers to look after his heath, because he cannot be expected to know what to do. Sunnyvale baby teeth dentists always stress on this; [...]

May 28th, 2013|
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