Junior Smiles Blog

When Do My Child’s Teeth Start to Fall Out?

  • Posted by Dr. T Jay Robinson
  • On July 16, 2019
When your child’s teeth start to fall out, it can be an exciting time for them and a sign for parents that their children are growing up fast. While the sensation of a loose tooth will be new for kids, they can always look forward to putting it under their pillow and receiving a visit […]
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Newborns and Tongue Ties – Your Questions Answered

  • Posted by Dr. Dylan Bordonaro
  • On June 18, 2019
Tongue ties can hinder your newborn’s ability to breastfeed, gain weight and possibly to develop proper speech. During your initial appointment with a pediatric dentist, they will examine your newborn’s tongue for any signs of a tongue tie and discuss your options if one is found. In this post, we will cover some of the […]
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Do My Kids Need Dental Sealants

  • Posted by Dr. T Jay Robinson
  • On May 28, 2019
Do your kids need dental sealants? They might. Dental sealants may sound like the sort of treatment option that is only required for adults after they experience years of tooth decay. However, dental sealants for children are an effective method for preventing tooth decay in the first place and a proven method of protecting the […]
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When Kids Lose Baby Teeth and Origins of the Tooth Fairy

  • Posted by Dr. Dylan Bordonaro
  • On May 7, 2019
When kids lose their baby teeth around the age of 5, many parents choose to embrace the story of the Tooth Fairy to create some excitement for their kids. Like Santa Claus or the Easter Bunny, the Tooth Fairy is ubiquitous in North America, and even has a celebratory National Tooth Fairy Day in the United […]
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Dental Care For Your Kids

  • Posted by Dr. T Jay Robinson
  • On April 18, 2019
Dental care for kids can feel overwhelming, but following a few simple tips makes it easier.  In this post, we will be providing a useful overview for when kids should start brushing, how much toothpaste they should use, the role of flossing for young kids, and to discuss if mouthwash is safe for children to […]
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How to Prepare Your Child for their First Visit to the Dentist

  • Posted by Dr. Dylan Bordonaro
  • On April 3, 2019
Preparing your child for their first visit to the dentist can involve a lot of questions. Children may wonder what the dentist does, why they have to go, and if it will be painful, while parents may wonder what to do if any dental hygiene issues are discovered. In this post, we will talk a […]
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Early Childhood Tooth Decay: Causes & Prevention

  • Posted by Dr. T Jay Robinson
  • On March 20, 2019
Early childhood tooth decay can begin as soon as your child has their first tooth. Sometimes referred to as baby bottle tooth decay, this dental issue is important to tackle right away since the longer it is left untreated, the more likely that pain, infection and further decay can occur. Let’s take a look at […]
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When Should You Schedule Your Child’s First Dentist Appointment

  • Posted by Dr. Dylan Bordonaro
  • On March 6, 2019
  Your child’s first dentist appointment is an important first step for developing strong dental health and habits. The first visit is also equally important for parents since babies and small children require help with brushing, dental safety and dietary habits. In this post, we will take a brief look at when to bring your […]
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Junior Smiles Dental Poster Contest

  • Posted by Jr. Smiles
  • On February 26, 2019
Junior Smiles set up a coloring station and held a dental poster contest.  We asked kids to make posters about going to the dentist.  Six were selected by our staff for voting:    We accepted poster votes from both Facebook and Instagram and received a total of 10 votes. The winner was the super hero below […]
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Junior Smiles Children’s Dentistry Ugly Sweater Contest

  • Posted by Jr. Smiles
  • On February 24, 2019
The staff at Junior Smiles Children’s Dentistry had an ugly sweater face off in the office. The staff wore their favorite ugly sweater to work, yes, this included both Dr. T Jay Robinson and Dr. Dylan Bordonaro! We had photos taken to be posted on our Facebook page Instagram account for our Junior Smiles families […]
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