• 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, […]
    Children Mouth Guards
    In our office we see far too many children with damage to teeth that could have been prevented by wearing a mouth guard. Children who don’t wear mouth guards playing sports are 60 times more likely to harm their teeth. These injuries often result in permanent damage even after medical intervention. Yet, most parents will […]

    First Dental Visit

    Posted on April 29, 2020 by Susan Arnold
    First Dental Visit
    We follow the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and American Academy of Pediatrics, recommendations which state that a child’s first visit to the dentist should occur when the first baby teeth appear or by their first birthday. Our goal is to establish a Dental Home for your child, an ongoing relationship between our pediatric dentist and […]

    Pediatric Dentist, Dr. Aaron Mannella Answers Parent Questions

    Posted on April 22, 2020 by Susan Arnold
    Pediatric Dentist
    As Chief of Pediatric Dentistry at Morristown Medical Center and as a Pediatric Dentist practicing in Randolph for over 25 years, I get asked a lot of questions from parents who want to make sure they are doing everything to help take proper care of their children’s teeth.  Recently I appeared with Marissa Brahney on […]

    A Guide To Brushing From Birth To Age 6

    Posted on March 23, 2020 by Susan Arnold
    Children Dentistry
    Begin cleaning your baby’s mouth during the first few days after birth by wiping the gums with a clean, moist gauze pad or washcloth.  As soon as teeth appear, decay can occur.  Brush your child’s teeth in the morning and before bed time. For children under the age of 3 use a child-size toothbrush and […]

    How To Talk To Your Kids About The Corona Virus

    Posted on March 20, 2020 by Susan Arnold
    Proper Hygiene
    If there is one thing at Pediatric Dental Associates of Randolph that we know well, it’s kids. On a daily basis in our office we deal with kids approaching situations that are difficult for them, such as their first dental visit or having a cavity filled. The approach we always take is to follow the […]

    Should Teenagers Still See A Pediatric Dentist?

    Posted on March 20, 2020 by Susan Arnold
    Pediatric Dentist for Teenagers
    At Pediatric Dental Associates of Randolph, we welcome our patients to remain in our care as long as they are comfortable. Unless a patient needs extensive treatment with their permanent teeth, we will never suggest a patient leave our practice.  In fact, we have many patients that come back from college and beyond for their […]

    Mission Gratitude by Pediatric Dental Associates of Randolph

    Posted on March 19, 2020 by Susan Arnold
    Giving back to our community has always been a big part of who we are at Pediatric Dental Associates of Randolph.  We created Mission Gratitude as a way to recognize military service members, and local first responders and service dogs as a way to have the community join together in honoring the service of these brave […]

    What makes a dental practice special

    Posted on February 26, 2019 by Pediatric Dental Associates of Randolph
    hygienist-treating
    When you choose a practice you do so with the expectation of getting the very best care possible. What makes a practice truly special and stand above its competition is exceptional care and compassion from not only the providers but the front desk staff as well. The very best practices have individuals answering the phones […]

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