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Wash Park Pediatric Dentistry Blog

Ways to Help Your Teething Baby Sleep Better

October 1, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — washpark @ 3:00 am
a baby wearing a towel and lying on a bed while chewing on a teether

If you are a new parent who is experiencing the teething phase for the first time, you’re not alone. Every child goes through this uncomfortable phase, which often begins around 6 months of age and occurs off and on until they reach 2.5 or 3. As their baby (primary) teeth erupt, the discomfort is evident through their cries, unwillingness to eat, and inability to sleep. As a result, you, too, may find yourself struggling to achieve adequate rest during this time. If you want to help your little one find relief from the pain and sleep more soundly at night, a pediatric dentist is here to share a few ways you and your baby can better navigate this often restless time.

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What You Should Know About Your Child’s Toothache

September 13, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — washpark @ 10:31 pm
a young boy holding his cheek because of pain caused by a toothache

Does your child have a toothache? Are they experiencing immense discomfort that does not appear to go away with time? You might be tempted to administer an over-the-counter pain reliever in the hopes it will get better, but what you may not realize is avoiding professional care can lead to worsening problems in the future. To better understand how to handle this type of situation, let a kid’s dentist explain what you should know when dealing with your child’s toothache.

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4 Tips to Make Your Stubborn Teen Brush Their Teeth

July 13, 2020

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a father and son standing outside and smiling

Do you have a teenager at home who isn’t the best at listening? Is it difficult to capture their attention long enough to remind them to brush and floss their teeth? You’re not alone. Like many parents, the struggle of raising teens is hard. Getting them to spend a few minutes focused on their oral health may seem like an impossible feat; however, a pediatric dentist in Denver is here to offer 4 tips to help your teenager make time to care for their smile.

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How Your Child’s Favorite Beverages Are Affecting Their Teeth

January 1, 2020

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little girl enjoying milk

You want your child to enjoy excellent health, which is why you are careful about what sort of foods you feed them. But do you pay just as much attention to what they are drinking? While some beverages are excellent for children, others can take a devastating toll on their oral health. A pediatric dentist in Denver is here to discuss how some popular beverages may be affecting your child’s smile.

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What Can Your Child Eat Prior to Sedation Dentistry?

November 6, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — washpark @ 5:33 pm
a little girl in the dentist’s chair smiling

Sedation dentistry is one of the most beneficial treatments offered in today’s dentist offices. By calming and easing the concerns of children, dentists are able to safely and effectively treat and care for a child’s particular dental problem, all while the patient remains completely relaxed. If your child is preparing for an upcoming procedure, it’s important that you and your little one understand any pre-treatment tips and suggestions, which your pediatric dentist in Denver will be happy to provide.

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