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Learn Healthy Dental Hygiene From a Pediatric Dentist

Dental hygiene is important for overall health, especially for children. If your kids start with a good foundation for oral health, they will carry these lessons into adulthood. Healthy dental hygiene will reduce or preventRead More »

When Can Your Child Receive Braces After a Cavity Filling?

A child’s dental health is vital to their overall well-being, which is why parents have a responsibility to provide them with cavity filling treatment, orthodontic treatment, and anything else they might require. But if yourRead More »

Learning About Pediatric Dentist Emergency Care with Wilson Pediatrics

You want to do everything you can to protect your child, and that includes being able to help them in an emergency situation. When your child needs emergency dental care, you must know how toRead More »

Will Cavity Treatment Prevent a Root Canal?

Children’s teeth are constantly bombarded by harmful substances that wear down tooth enamel and cause damage. Children tend to develop cavities, especially around the holidays. Without cavity treatment, these small recesses could lead to biggerRead More »

Sparing Your Kids’ Teeth from Halloween Candy

You might expect that a dentist will tell you to keep your kids away from all Halloween candy to help protect their teeth. While avoiding candy is generally a good idea, we understand that itRead More »

Teeth-Healthy Snacks Your Kids Will Love (Great for Teeth Cleaning & Health!)

You already know that calcium is great for strong teeth and bones…but how can you effectively get that into your kid’s diet and teeth-cleaning routine? If you’ve been looking for new ways to enhance yourRead More »

What All Parents Should Know About Baby Teeth and Pediatric Dentistry in Knightdale

Watching your child develop is a wonderfully exciting time, and we all want to give our kids a great start in life. It’s both encouraging and sobering to know that your choices now can affectRead More »

When Should Your Child Start Brushing Their Own Teeth?

How early should you be helping your child to brush their teeth? Afterwards, when and how should kids start brushing their own teeth? With so much information available online, it can be difficult to getRead More »

Protect Your Kid’s Teeth During Summer Play

Now that your kids are off of school for the summer, they’ll want to get out and enjoy themselves. Summertime is a great opportunity to have fun and make memories for children, but it canRead More »

Thumb Sucking and Your Child’s Teeth

During infancy, children may turn to a variety of “sucking” behaviors in order to self-soothe. The most common of these is thumb sucking, though pacifier use is also quite common. These forms of self-soothing areRead More »

Are X-Rays Safe?

If you have ever been to the dentist, you have likely been told that you will need to have a dental x-ray performed. These x-rays are an important tool for evaluating overall oral health, diagnosingRead More »

How to Comfort Your Child for Their First Dental Appointment

Most pediatric dentists agree that a child’s first dental appointment should be scheduled around the time of their first birthday. One reason for this is that it provides a way to ensure that your child’sRead More »