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Canker Sores

March 2, 2019

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Canker sore on the inside of lip.

E-Cigarettes

February 9, 2019

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E-cigarettes have become the new teen rage. Teens interviewed in a recent study felt that vaping was safer than smoking traditional cigarettes. Don’t let your kids be fooled! E-cigarettes are not FDA regulated, therefore, the compounds in the liquid being smoked do not have to be disclosed on labels. Dr. Robin Deterding, pulmonologist for The…
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Dental Tips And Tricks

January 24, 2019

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Our Dental Tips and Tricks have been very helpful to many parents in the past. We continue to listen to our parents to learn any new things we can ad to our arsenal. Thumb or finger sucking Many parents are so frustrated when they speak to us about their child’s thumb sucking habits. To understand…
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Orthodontic Treatment

December 19, 2018

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Orthodontic Treatment Orthodontic treatment.   At every six month dental exam at Wild For A Smile, your child will have an orthodontic examination to assess any orthodontic needs that your child may have.  A referral to the orthodontist at the proper time will be made if there is concern with any current or developing situations that can…
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What Liquids Do You Drink

November 30, 2018

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What liquid do you drink? What liquids do you drink?  As times change and families become more busy a change in what American are consuming has changed tremendously in the past 50 years.  From fast foods to sweetened acidic drinks that are readily available on the fly in our increasingly busy lives.  At Wild For…
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The Differences Between Pediatric And Family Dentists

November 24, 2018

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The Differences Between a Pediatric and Family Dentist The differences between a Pediatric Dentist and a Family dentist are many more years of specialized training and experience with children to meet the unique needs of your child. What is a Family Dentist A family dentist is similar to a general dentist. Rather than specialize in…
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Wild For A Smile Children’s Dentistry

November 11, 2018

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Wild For A Smile Children’s Dentistry At Wild For A Smile we offer state-of-the-art dental care for babies and children of all ages placing the highest value on the care that we provide for your children.  We look forward to the opportunity to meet you and your children and a long relationship working toward maintaining…
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Dental Sealants Protect Your Kid’s Teeth

November 1, 2018

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Dental Sealants Protect Your Kid’s Teeth Sealants and how do they Work? Dental sealants are a resin material applied to the chewing surfaces of the back teeth (molars). It acts as a barrier that prevents bacterial plaque from entering the teeth’s pits and fissures by depriving it of the food it needs to survive. By…
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Dental Emergencies

October 25, 2018

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Dental Emergencies Toothache Clean the area of the affected tooth. Rinse the mouth thoroughly with warm water or use dental floss   to dislodge any food that may be impacted. If the pain still exists, contact your child’s dentist. Do not place aspirin or heat on the gum or on the aching tooth. If the…
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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 17, 2018

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Breast cancer Awareness month Breast cancer awareness month is an effort to raise awareness and reduce the stigma of breast cancer through education on symptoms and treatment. Supporters hope that greater knowledge will lead to earlier detection of breast cancer, which is associated with higher long-term survival rates. In honor of those that have experienced…
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