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The Importance of Oral Health Care for your Child

February 1, 2023

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, so it’s a great time for our team at Colombus Kids Dentist to talk about the importance of getting proper oral health care for your children. Oral health has been closely tied to the overall health of our entire body, so making sure that our children have the…
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Dental Emergencies while Traveling

January 25, 2023

You’ve planned your dream vacation. Your reservations are made. You’re packed and ready. You’ve even scheduled a dental checkup at our Columbus office to make sure you catch any potential problems, have finished any major work, and have an up-to-date chart. But things don’t always go according to even the best of plans. So, what…
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How to Care for a Teething Baby

January 18, 2023

After hours of juggling a wailing baby, you’re probably desperate to address teething pain. If your baby is irritable, drooling, and chewing on hard objects, he or she is likely teething. Although some discomfort while your baby is teething is inevitable, learning a few basic approaches can ease painful gums and soothe your frazzled nerves….
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What kind of toothbrush and toothpaste should my child use?

January 12, 2023

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Imagine that you sit down for some evening television, and during the course of the evening, you see five commercials regarding dental products. They all claim to be the best. Then remember your last visit to the dental aisle at a local grocery store. The choices are overwhelming and there seems to be no sure…
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Let’s Talk About Fluoride

January 11, 2023

So much of parenting is a balancing act. Making sure your child has enough play time and enough nap time. Crafting meals that are both healthy and appealing. Making sure every dental product you use is both effective and safe. While Dr. Lopez and our team can’t recommend the perfect bedtime story, or tell you…
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There’s an App for That!

January 4, 2023

Kids today are more tech-savvy than ever before. Even young children use computers, tablets and smart phones to make learning about their world more accessible and more enjoyable. And with the enormous variety of apps geared to childhood education, it comes as no surprise that you can download an app to encourage your children to…
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New Year’s Day Around the World

December 28, 2022

New Year’s Day marks the beginning of the calendar year in most parts of the world. The holiday is celebrated on January 1st of each year. Customs and celebrations vary by country, religion, and even individual desires. Whether celebrated quietly or with gusto, the day brings the start of new opportunities for those that observe…
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Sealants Protect Your Child’s Teeth from Decay

December 21, 2022

Sealants provide a thin coating over molars that can be a powerful tool to protect your child’s teeth from decay. This simple and painless solution can be applied in a matter of minutes by our team at Colombus Kids Dentist, forming a protective shield and avoiding costly and painful cavities or other forms of tooth…
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Dangers of Thumb Sucking

December 15, 2022

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It’s common for children to suck their thumb at a young age. Our team wants you to understand the potential issues that can surface down the road if the habit isn’t broken early on. It’s normal for infants to explore the function of their mouths by putting objects like their thumbs inside it. You shouldn’t…
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Is a Crown Necessary for My Child’s Baby Tooth?

December 14, 2022

Part of the charm of your child’s smile is those delicate, diminutive baby teeth. We enjoy those smiles while we can, because soon enough, primary teeth make way for the adult teeth that will last your child a lifetime. So you might be surprised if Dr. Lopez and our team recommend a crown for your…
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