Pediatrics

80 Years of Children’s Dental Health Awareness

This year marks the 80th anniversary of celebrating childhood dental health in the month of February. In the 1940s and 50s, a growing understanding of dental disease, and hygiene, made many educators, parents, and politicians focus on early prevention and improved dental hygiene for children. The history of Children’s Dental Health Month has expanded over

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Thank You, Teeth!

Usually our articles at South Valley Pediatric Dentistry’s blog are chalk full of facts and information on dental health and the services offered by South Valley Pediatric Dentistry. But our love affair with healthy teeth goes deeper than statistics and analysis. Teeth do many wonderful things for us, and are too often forgotten, underappreciated and

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Tooth Fairy Traditions

The losing of baby teeth marks a child’s growing up and can cause excitement (or sometimes concern) for many children. To celebrate this event many cultures have a “tooth fairy” figure who collects a child’s lost teeth in exchange for gifts or money. Tooth fairy traditions vary around the world, witch each culture bringing their

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Dental Resources for More Information

With so much (good and bad) content available on the web, finding the most accurate and up-to-date information can prove difficult. That’s why we at South Valley Pediatric Dentistry want to create a one-stop resource for parents seeking thorough, researched, scientific advice for their children’s all-around dental health. Our blog contains articles to provide dental

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Why Pediatric Dentistry?

When I was a kid I saw my parent’s general dentist along with the rest of my family. I had never heard of Pediatric Dentistry, and did not understand the need for it, since a general dental office can clean anyone’s teeth. As an avid tooth brusher and a relatively cooperative child, a general dentist

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Sedation Dentistry Demystified

At South Valley Pediatric dentistry, we know that cavities and fillings can be frightening for children, so we do everything in our power to make children feel comfortable and calm while they have dental treatment done. Sometimes this means one of our dentists will propose a treatment plan that includes sedation in one form or

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Dental Life Hacks: Back to School

Every child wants to look and feel his or her best on the first day back to school, and a healthy smile can go a long way. Unfortunately, with all the hustle and bustle of returning to school, dental health can sometimes be your last priority. Here are some simple tricks for keeping teeth looking and

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