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What to Expect When Getting Braces

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Think Your Child Needs Orthodontic Braces? To some kids, getting braces is thought of as a normal part of growing up. Maybe a sibling, cousin, or even friend has had braces before. Maybe they are even excited about customizing their own with different colored rubber bands. Other kids, who fear the dentist, may also fear… Read more »

25 Homework Tips to Help Ensure Your Child’s Success

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Back to school can be a tough adjustment period for any student, especially after a summer break filled with outdoor activities, sleeping in and staying up late. It’s important to establish good study habits at the start of the school year to help your child succeed and make homework easier. Brain training experts at LearningRx Nashville-­‐Brentwood offer 25 effective homework tips for parents to help guide students, including the following:

5 Things You Wouldn’t Expect Your Dentist to Know About You

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You may have told your kids that you have eyes on the back of your head as a tactic to keep kids in check. The same actually applies to dentists. Your mouth is a crystal ball into your health and lifestyle. Get this…in Adult and Cosmetic Dentistry, a whopping 50% of adults have developed some type of gum disease, whether it is genetic or acquired. This statistic is… Read more »

5 Step Survival Guide to Baby Teething

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Fevers, sleepless nights, and fits…. Yep, that sounds like teething! Well, don’t worry, we have some tips to help you and your little one survive this trying time. What to Look For First, you need to understand the signs, symptoms, and what to expect. Drooling and pain from baby teething may begin as early as… Read more »

5 Tips to Make Your Child’s First Dental Visit a Success!

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Getting Over Dental Anxiety Your child’s first dental visit can be challenging and nerve wracking for both of you. You’re probably nervous for how your child will react and feel during the appointment; they are nervous before the appointment because it is a new experience in uncharted territory. We want to give you the best… Read more »

What are cavities? What to do if your child knocks out a permanent tooth.

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Q: What are cavities? Cavities, also known as dental caries or tooth decay, are an infectious disease of a tooth that is caused by bacteria that break down sugars to produce acid which demineralizes tooth structure. Q: What do I do if my child accidentally knocks out a permanent tooth? Call your pediatric dentist immediately!… Read more »

Top 10 Questions to Ask During a Parent Teacher Conference

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Ready for another checkup? Only this checkup isn’t at the doctor’s office, it’s at your child’s school. It’s parent teacher conference time. Did you know that parental involvement is a strong predictor of academic success? Teachers want you to attend conferences and be involved in your children’s school lives. This is an exciting opportunity for… Read more »