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FAQs

Below are some of the most frequently asked questions patients have about their child's oral health issues.  If you have any other questions, or would like to schedule an appointment, we would love to hear from you.

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Q: What is a pediatric dentist?

Q: When should my child's 1st dental visit be and what can I expect?

Q: How often should I have a dental exam and cleaning?

Q: Why are the Primary (Baby) teeth so important?

Q: What is Early Childhood Caries?

Q: How often should my child brush and floss?

Q: When are sealants recommended?

Q: What is xylitol and how does it help prevent caries?

Q: What should I do if my child has a toothache?

Q: Tongue piercing--Is it really cool?

Q: How is tobacco use dangerous?