• Tooth Injuries – What do I do?

    Posted on November 10, 2020 by Pediatric Dental Associates of Randolph
    Tooth Injuries
    Chipped Teeth If your child chips a tooth you should give us a call to arrange an appointment to evaluate the affected tooth and surrounding tooth structures.  Depending on the size of the chip, we may need to smoothen or repair the tooth with a white bonded filling.  Going forward, we will continue to evaluate […]

    Yes! Kids Can Get Gingivitis

    Posted on November 10, 2020 by Pediatric Dental Associates of Randolph
    Gingivitis
    Here’s how to know if your child has it, how to treat & prevent it. First of all, what exactly is gingivitis?  Gingivitis, is caused by excessive plaque buildup. If plaque is not removed, it produces toxins that can irritate the gum tissue causing gingivitis. 5 indicators that your child has gingivitis: 1 – Gums that […]

    Lip And Tongue Ties In Babies

    Posted on August 5, 2020 by Susan Arnold
    Babies Dental Care
    How they impact your baby and when to have them corrected Often when a baby’s ability to feed and thrive is compromised it is a result of a Lip and/or Tongue Tie requiring a revision.   A Lip Tie is caused by a piece of tissue behind the upper lip, called the frenulum, being too thick or too […]
    Children Dentist Tooth Fairy
      Losing their baby teeth and being paid a visit from the Tooth Fairy has always been a very big deal to kids.  As a pediatric dental office, we experience the excitement of losing teeth with our patients on a regular basis.  Seeing as though we are immersed in all things related to kids’ teeth, […]

    How To Make Brushing And Flossing Fun For Your Child

    Posted on July 29, 2020 by Susan Arnold
    Children Early Dental Care
    There are few more important things a parent can do to enhance their child’s opportunity for a lifetime of good oral health than to help your child develop a mindset that brushing and flossing are a fundamental part of taking care of their body. Below are six steps to get your child on the path […]
    Lip Biting
    What to watch for after your little one has dental treatment. Lip biting, especially for children, has always been a potential complication of any dental treatment involving local anesthesia.  When a child’s mouth has been numbed for a dental procedure it is difficult for them to know, or even feel, if they are biting their […]

    What Makes A Dental Practice Special

    Posted on June 29, 2020 by Susan Arnold
    Pediatric Dentist - Happy Kids
    When you choose a practice, you do so with the expectation of getting the best care possible. What makes a practice truly special and stands above its competition is exceptional care and compassion from the providers and the front desk staff. The very best practices have individuals answering the phones and working their reception desks […]

    Dental Sealants Protect The Areas That Are Difficult To Brush

    Posted on June 9, 2020 by Pediatric Dental Associates of Randolph
    Dental Sealants For Children
    At Pediatric Dental Associates of Randolph, we have always been at the forefront of providing the most up-to-date care for our patients in a calm, caring environment. With this in mind, we have always been a proponent of sealants for all our patients. What are Sealants, and do my children benefit from them? Sealants today […]

    Preparing Your Little One For Their First Dental Visit

    Posted on May 28, 2020 by Susan Arnold
    Children First Dental Visit
    With a little planning, your child’s first dental visit should be an enjoyable experience for both you and your toddler.  A child’s first visit to the dentist should occur when the first baby teeth appear, or by their first birthday, as recommended by both the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the American Academy of […]

    What is that scary sound coming from my child’s mouth?

    Posted on May 15, 2020 by Susan Arnold
    Baby Teeth
    The first time you hear a grating sound coming from your toddler’s mouth it can be quite startling.  Don’t be alarmed. Teeth grinding, also known as Bruxism, is reasonably common in young children and is rarely a cause for concern.  As adults we may be more inclined to grind our teeth during times of stress, […]

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