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5 Best Ways to Prevent Cavities in Kids

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Cavities are one of the most common ailments children encounter. Decay in baby teeth can result in a lost tooth, which puts the permanent teeth at risk for misalignment when they erupt. Fortunately, tooth decay is highly preventable! It’s a great idea to look into children’s dentistry in Davidson, NC when your child is very young. Combined with good at-home care, you can help set your child up for a lifetime of healthy teeth and gums.

Early Dental Checkups

Age one isn’t too early to visit the dentist! The American Pediatric Association recommends visiting the dentist when your child’s first tooth appears, which is usually around their first birthday. At early dental ...

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How to Instill Good Oral Hygiene Habits in Your Child

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At Dastrup Dental, we treat your child’s dental experience like a mini adventure, which includes prizes for brushing!

It is our goal to ease your child’s fears and instill in him or her a love of coming to the dentist. We pride ourselves on being a children’s dentist and a dentist for adults. Another goal? We hope to treat your child into adulthood.

Let’s look at a few tips you can use at home to instill healthy oral habits in your child for life.

Make Brushing and Flossing a Family Affair and Fun

Establish a routine that makes brushing fun—a grinning contest between siblings or parent and child. Choose flavored toothpastes that meet American ...

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