The Halloween Treats that Are Good and Bad for Your Smile

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Your dentist, Dr. Nieku Manshadi, and our dental team care about you and your smile, which is why we encourage you to think about your smile as Halloween approaches. Halloween can be a scary holiday for your teeth and gums, but it doesn’t have to be. If you take good care of your smile, your oral health will remain in … Read More

Why Is It Important to Have a Straight Smile?

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If you’re one who has crooked teeth but you’re not sure if you want to commit to orthodontic treatment, then our Route 32 Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics team has some information that might be helpful to you. Having a straight smile is very important. In fact, there are three reasons why it is so important, and those reasons are: Reason … Read More

Making Oral Hygiene Fun for Your Child

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As your child grows, he or she learns how to take care of themselves. One of the skills they need to gain during this time is how to brush his or her teeth. Helping your child get into the habit of brushing at least twice a day for two minutes can be difficult. However, if you are creative, you can … Read More

The Do’s and Don’ts of Teething

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Teething can be an uncomfortable experience for your baby and for you. With all of the drool, crying, interrupted sleep, fussiness, and biting, teething is a phase that we all wish would pass quickly. However, it often does. So, to help make the teething phase easier for you and your child, our Route 32 Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics team has … Read More

How to Prevent Tooth Decay In Babies

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Have you ever heard that children are safe from cavities until they’re a little older? Unfortunately, this isn’t the case. In fact, even your youngest children are vulnerable to tooth decay. It is very important for you to help your children care for their teeth from an early age. Fortunately, there are several things you can do to help your … Read More

Cavities and Children

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Kids don’t love getting cavities, much like adults don’t. However, with children, it’s almost more imperative to get the cavity filled than it is with adults. Leaving the cavities in your children’s teeth can have devastating long-term effects on their health. It may not seem like a wise money move to fill a tooth that’ll only fall out in a … Read More

How to Make Brushing Teeth Fun For Your Child

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If you’ve ever raised a child, protecting their health has probably been a high priority. You may also understand that teaching them good habits can help them stay healthy well into their adult life. As you may have guessed, the same applies to your dental health. In reality, there are a few things you can do to help your child … Read More

A Straight Smile Is a Happy Smile

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A straight smile is a happy smile. Not only will a straight smile look better, but it will feel and function better too. Wash away the painful past of a crooked smile and wake up the shining future of excellent oral health with a great smile straightened by our team at Route 32 Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics. Here are some … Read More

hat Are the Benefits of Sealants?

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Did you know there is a dental procedure that can paint a material on your teeth to coat and protect them from future damage? It’s called a dental sealant, and it works by having a special gel applied to your teeth which is hardened with a special light. After it is hardened, bacteria and harmful acids are much less likely … Read More

Dental Care and Your Child’s Health

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Taking care of your child’s teeth can also help sustain their long-term health as well. If you have a son or daughter that’s learning the basics of brushing and flossing, impart the knowledge of how these dental cleaning routines will benefit them. Here are just a couple examples of the benefits of dental care. While it’s true that anyone at … Read More