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5 Reasons to See a Hygienist While Wearing Braces

Dental cleanings are important during your child’s journey with braces. Braces are an exciting milestone for kids! It means they’ve reached adolescence and soon enough they’ll be entering their teenage years with a newly straightened smile. As a parent investing in their child’s future adult smile, you want to do everything possible to ensure the…
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10 Books to Teach Your Children About Oral Health

Learning Through Connection and Fun People love stories. Although we can’t know for sure, it’s thought that stories have existed practically as long as oral language has—perhaps longer, if you count stories told without language, through mediums like cave paintings. Stories entertain us, but they also teach us about the world around us, about each…
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10 Graphic Novels Your Middle Schooler Will Want to Read

Supporting Your Child During Back-To-School Season With back-to-school upon us, many parents of middle school children are on the hunt for school supplies and other items that will help bolster their kids’ education. As it has become so easy to turn to an electronic device, parents want to reduce the amount of screen time that…
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10 Ways Braces Can Improve Your Child’s Health

Orthodontics goes beyond simply improving your child’s smile. It feels like an age-old story: A young teen goes to the dentist or orthodontist and emerges with braces decked out in their favorite colors. While braces have only become common in recent generations, they’ve practically become a rite of passage. Braces are incredibly effective and well…
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5 Symptoms You Didn’t Know Were Caused by Jaw Misalignment

Jaw misalignment can have a bigger impact than you may realize. We use our jaws almost constantly to eat, speak, express our emotions, and even swallow. Despite this near-constant use, we don’t often think about them—we just trust them to do their jobs! When we do think about our jaws, it’s easy to view them…
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Everything You Need to Know About Taking Your Child to the Dentist

What You Need to Know About Your Child’s First Trip to the Dentist Parents: Why is it important to take your child to the dentist? How can you prepare for your toddler’s first dental appointment? And what’s special about Must Love Kids Pediatric Dentistry? Here’s everything you need to know about taking your child to…
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What Is a Pulpotomy? Baby Tooth Root Canals Explained

Pulpitis, Pulpotomy, and Pulpectomy—What They Mean Your child has been experiencing a toothache, and their pediatric dentist has discovered that a badly decayed baby tooth is the cause of the problem. The good news is that your child’s tooth is able to be saved. However, a dental filling won’t be able to fix the issue.…
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10 Questions Parents Ask About Our State-of-the-Art Laser Dentistry

Top 10 Laser Dentistry FAQs Has your child’s pediatric dentist mentioned laser dentistry? Have you noticed this type of dentistry listed on a pediatric dentist’s website? Here are the top 10 most common questions Dr. Mo and Dr. G of Must Love Kids get from curious parents. 1. Is laser dentistry safe for kids? Laser…
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5 Tips for Helping Your Preteen Cope With Stress

Preteen stress? Here are some actionable tips to help your child through it. First off, there’s nothing wrong with your preteen if they experience stress. It’s the natural way of life. Secondly, your middle schooler being stressed is not a reflection of your parenting skills in any way. It simply means your little one needs…
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How Orthodontics Has Changed Since You Were a Kid

Orthodontics has improved leaps and bounds. If you are like most kids (and we were all kids once), you either had braces as a kid or had friends who did. And, if you are like many adults, you get a chuckle now and again when looking at photos of those metal-mouthed teenagers. Though it might…
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