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When should my child start using toothpaste and how much should I use?

As a parent, it is your job to instill good dental habits in your kids, and this starts even earlier than you might realize. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Read More

Pediatric Dentistry: The benefits of dairy

When you were a child, your mother may have instructed you to drink all your milk to build strong bones. Now that you have children of your own, you may Read More

How can parents help prevent tooth decay?

Children are born with a set of primary teeth – 20 to be exact – that help them learn to chew and speak, and develop enough space in the jaw Read More

Your Child’s First Toothbrush

First word, first step, first haircut, first… toothbrush? While it may not be considered a typical milestone, choosing the right first toothbrush is an important first step in your child’s Read More

Caring for Your Cat’s Dental Health

While you make sure your family is getting the best care possible, with regular dental checkups and cleanings at our El Cajon, California office, there is one family member that Read More

New Year's Day Around the World

New Year’s Day marks the beginning of the calendar year in most parts of the world. The holiday is celebrated on January 1st of each year. Customs and celebrations vary Read More

Does Your Child Need Endodontic Treatment?

Baby teeth come with a built-in expiration date. That charming first smile is meant to make way for a healthy, beautiful adult smile. Unfortunately, before they are ready to make Read More

How safe are dental X-rays?

the doctor and our staff rely on digital X-rays to help us diagnose oral conditions and process images at incredibly high speeds. You can also view digital X-rays in real Read More

Brushing Tips for Kids

You’re all set for your happy morning and nighttime ritual. You’ve provided your son with his favorite action hero toothbrush and your daughter with her favorite flavored toothpaste. You’ve gotten Read More

The Best Snacks for a Healthy Smile

One of the most frequent questions that the doctor and our team hear is about what kinds of snacks are best for a child’s dental health. Sugary snacks are inevitable Read More

What is an Impacted Tooth?

You may have heard this term the first time you or a friend got your wisdom teeth. That makes sense, as wisdom teeth are the teeth most often impacted in Read More

Beat the Brushing Battle

the doctor and our team know it can be a challenge to get our children to brush, brush well, and brush often. Here are some tips that can help you Read More

What is Nitrous Oxide?

Many of our young patients experience anxiety during dental appointments. the doctor and our team want to help your child overcome any fear he or she may feel when coming Read More

Halloween: Candy, costumes, and more!

All Hallows' Eve, more commonly known as Halloween, is a yearly event celebrated on October 31, and one that is anticipated by the young and young at heart all over Read More

Dental Emergencies in Children

Dental emergencies are bound to come up when you have young children. the doctor and our team want to you to be prepared in case you run into a difficult Read More

Why Are My Child’s Baby Teeth So White?

One of the most charming aspects of your baby’s beautiful smile is his brilliantly white teeth. But now that his adult teeth are coming in, the difference in color is Read More

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