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Orthodontic Treatment

December 19, 2018

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Does your child need orthodontic treatment? Do you or your child need orthodontic treatment? Orthodontic treatment.  How will I know when to go or take my child?  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…
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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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First Dental Visit

October 12, 2018

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FIRST DENTAL VISIT At Wild For A Smile we know that cavities know no age boundaries. We recommend your child’s first dental visit to our office by their first birthday. This recommendation is shared by the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.https://www.wildforasmile.com/blog/2018/09/27/do-you-have-a-dental-home/   Research has shown approximately 60% of kids…
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Sports Drinks Can Damage Your Teeth

October 4, 2018

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Sports Drinks Dentists routinely caution patients about the over-consumption of soda pop, juice and sports drinks that pack little if any nutritional value and take a toll on teeth. Now the American Academy of Pediatrics is taking aim at sports drinks, saying that in most cases, kids don’t need them. http://www.aapd.org/media/Policies_Guidelines/P_RecDietary.pdf#xml=http://pr-dtsearch001.americaneagle.com/service/search.asp?cmd=pdfhits&DocId=406&Index=F%3a%5cdtSearch%5caapd%2eorg&HitCount=7&hits=f1+f6+f7+f8+fc+fe+448+&hc=213&req=sports+drinks   Sports drinks can be…
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Dental Home

September 27, 2018

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Dental Home We recommend establishing a “Dental Home” for your child by one year of age. Children who have a dental home are more likely to receive appropriate preventative and routine oral health care. Share this post with your friends to tell them about your dental home!  Wild For A Smile would love to become…
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