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Year-End Insurance Reminder

October 5, 2022

Dr. Lopez, as well as our team at Colombus Kids Dentist, would like to give those patients with flex spend, health savings, or insurance benefits a friendly end of the year reminder that it’s high time to schedule your dental visits so you optimize your benefit. Now is the time to reserve your appointment with…
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Mouthguard Protection

September 28, 2022

Let’s talk about mouthguards and night guards—two crucial appliances that protect your child’s teeth and jaw. We could talk about how important a mouthguard is when your family leads an active life. Mouthguards protect teeth, delicate mouth tissue, and jaws from accidents and impacts.  Or if someone in the house grinds his or her teeth…
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What was your favorite part of summer?

September 22, 2022

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It’s the end of summer, and fall is just around the corner. Soon the temperatures will cool down, the leaves will start to change, and our team is sure that you’ll soon be thinking about Halloween costumes and Thanksgiving plans in no time. But wait! First, we want to know about your favorite parts of…
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The Safety of Dental X-Rays

September 21, 2022

An article was released to the public stating that dental X-rays contribute to a type of brain cancer. After reading an article like this, your first thought may be to avoid dental X-rays, but you may want to hold off on that quick judgment. As with any treatment we offer at Colombus Kids Dentist, education…
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Understanding Cavities

September 14, 2022

Getting a cavity seems like delayed punishment for eating that special dessert every weekend or for the few days you forgot to floss. When you are doing everything right with minimal exception and a cavity is diagnosed, it is discouraging. Knowing how cavities form and what causes them is valuable in knowing how to prevent…
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Keep Those Teeth Shipshape, Matey!

September 7, 2022

September 19th is just around the corner, and you know what that means—Aye, matey, it’s “Talk Like a Pirate Day”! Why do we have a “Talk Like a Pirate Day” and not a “Take Care of Your Teeth Like a Pirate Day”? You don’t need a treasure map to find the answers! High Seas Hygiene…
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Labor Day: Our favorite holiday to rest!

August 31, 2022

Labor Day, celebrated on the first Monday each September here in the United States, is a holiday devoted to the American working community. The purpose of the holiday is honoring the country’s workers and their contributions to the strength of our country as a whole. How Labor Day Started There is actually some debate as…
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Can a Night Guard Mean Sweet Dreams for Your Child?

August 25, 2022

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Sometimes the reason for a poor night’s sleep is obvious. Maybe your child watched a scary movie. Or loaded up on sugar before bed. Or can’t get to sleep after a night of computer screens or video games. Not much we can do about these problems. Sometimes, though, the cause of your child’s sleep difficulties…
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What is baby bottle tooth decay?

August 24, 2022

Great question! Baby bottle tooth decay is the development of cavities caused by the frequent and long-term exposure of a child’s teeth to liquids containing sugars. These liquids include milk, formula, fruit juice, sodas and other sweetened drinks. The bacteria in the mouth thrive on this sugar and produce acids that attack the infant’s teeth…
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