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Pacifiers in babies and children: Encourage or discourage?

There’s a lot of debate about pacifiers and since it’s Children’s Dental Health Month I thought I’d tackle the issue. Many parents are apprehensive to start one with a baby, yet many babies need to suck. SuckingĀ is a natural reflex. Sucking on thumbs, fingers, pacifiers or other objects may make babies feel secure and happy […]

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Keep that sparkle in their smile! Dental health tips.

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, so a great time to talk oral health. Cavities are the #1 chronic health condition in children. Don’t underestimate the benefits of proper oral hygiene. Why is a pediatrician writing about a dental issue? Because cavities are a huge concern. As stated above, they are the #1 chronic […]