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Understanding Dental Allergic Reactions

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If your child has allergies, you’re probably well versed in exercising caution at parties, grocery stores, and restaurants — but what about the dentist?  Here at Adelberg Montalvan Pediatric Dental, we always put our patient’s health and well-being first. As such, you can rest assured we’ve taken steps to minimize the chance of an allergic reaction during dental check-ups. Some …

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4 Ways to Make Brushing Fun

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How to Motivate Kids to Keep Tiny Teeth Healthy A new year brings new challenges. Regardless of your “improve oral health” resolution made at the start of the new decade, teaching your child to brush may still come as a struggle. Often times, children view brushing their teeth as another chore, specifically one they’d like to avoid whenever possible.  If …

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How to Fight Bad Breath

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What is halitosis (bad breath)? As adults, bad breath is something we are all aware of — but did you know children can suffer from it too? We’re not talking about the bad breath that lingers a bit too long after a smelly lunch or a large cup of coffee. We’re referring to chronic bad breath, or halitosis, which remains …

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What You Need to Know About Dental Sealants

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In addition to brushing and flossing regularly, dental sealants are an easy way to add an extra layer of protection to your child’s teeth. In fact, once applied, sealants protect against 80% of cavities for two years and continue to protect against 50% of cavities for up to four years (CDC). However, we know that you may have questions about …

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The Benefits of Flossing Your Teeth

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Why You Should Floss Be honest, how often do you really floss? You probably don’t think much of it, but flossing is vital to our health. It’s easy to forget about this step during our hectic schedules, but luckily it’s a simple process that only takes a few moments of time and gives you a lifetime of healthy teeth and …

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Sticking to Good Dental Health Habits

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Tips for Improving Your Oral Health There is never a wrong time for positive change, which makes now the perfect time to ensure you make the right choices for your dental health. From brushing techniques to a proper diet, here’s how you and your family can develop and keep good oral health habits: Commit to Your Dental Health Routine Good …

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The Benefits of Holistic Dentistry for Children

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Holistic dentistry is an alternative approach that focuses on how your oral health is directly connected to your overall health. Highlights include using non-toxic restorative materials, eliminating infections, and promoting the best structural relationship possible. Holistic dentists generally work with a variety of healthcare professionals to maintain integrated and complementary care. The main objective of holistic dentistry is to identify …

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The Importance of Board Certified Dental Professionals

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When you take your child to a doctor, you want to be completely confident in the medical professional’s capabilities — after all, you’re putting your child’s health in another’s hands. Well, rest assured that all doctors here at Adelberg Montalvan Pediatric Dental and Orthodontics are board certified, or board eligible. What is a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist? In order to …

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Options for Whitening Your Teeth

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If you are worried about tooth discoloration, teeth whitening may be something you are considering. Whether you opt for whitening at home or by your dentist, being informed of your options can ensure you make the best decision for you and your teeth. There are many over the counter options available today, but there are also professional, dentist-supervised treatments that …

Do You Know These Shark Teeth Facts?

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One of our favorite weeks of the year is here: SHARK WEEK. The Discovery Channel’s annual Shark Week is well underway. The purpose? To demystify some of the ocean’s greatest creatures, while educating upwards of 35 million viewers. As you sink your teeth into Shark Week 2019, we’ve got some shark teeth facts to share: Fact 1: Sharks have numerous …