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Christmas Foods to Avoid with Braces
Christmas Foods to Avoid with Braces
12/13/2017
We’re counting down the days until Christmas here at Arlington Pediatric Dentistry, and we’re sure many of our patients are as well! As your Arlington, VA affordable dentist and pediatric orthodontist, we understand that some of our patients are wearing braces during this time, which can put a bit of a damper on the best part of the holiday.
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Tooth-Friendly Halloween Candy
10/24/2017
Halloween’s just around the corner which can only mean one thing – sweet, delicious, Halloween treats! Unfortunately, as your affordable orthodontist and children’s dentist in Arlington, VA, we at Arlington Pediatric Dentistry would feel like we weren’t doing our job if we didn’t mention that many of these Halloween candies can be harmful to a patient’s teeth – especially for those with braces. We know…it may not be the most popular thing to say, but it’s for the best when it comes to your teeth (and your braces). Here are some of the types of candy that you should watch out for (for good or bad).
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Tips for a Tear-Free Visit – Preparing Your Child for the Dentist
08/21/2017
It’s unfortunate to say, but one of the most difficult things to do can be getting your child to be enthusiastic about going to the dentist. Now, there’s nothing scary about us – we should know! However, kids tend to get scared or worried about the slightest things sometimes and it doesn’t seem like there’s any way to console them. We’d like to give it a shot though! As your trusted Arlington, VA pediatric dentist, we want to give you a few tips on getting your child prepared for the dentist…and hopefully stopping any crying as well!
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Hygiene Tips for Braces
06/23/2017
At Arlington Pediatric Dentistry, we want to help all of our patients in and around Arlington, VA achieve a healthier smile. The foundation of a healthy smile lies in a great oral hygiene routine, although if you’re wearing braces, it may be a bit more difficult to maintain it. As your trusted affordable pediatric dentist in Arlington, VA, we’d like to give you a few tips on how to optimize your level of oral hygiene.
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In-House Discount Plan
04/19/2017
At Arlington Pediatric Dentistry, we understand that there are many people in and around Arlington, VA that can’t afford dental insurance. Seeing as how dental health plays such a critical role in both oral health and bodily health, this is very unfortunate. However, as your Arlington, VA affordable dentist, we aim to make dental health more accessible for those who don’t have or can’t afford dental insurance. Through our in-house discount plan, we can guarantee that you’ll get the coverage you need to stay healthy.
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Holiday Braces Friendly Recipes That Are Fun for Kids
12/19/2016
The holidays are here, and while we're all getting excited for some time spent relaxing and reconnecting with family and loved ones, this time of year can be hazardous for those of us wearing braces! While the sweets, treats, and dishes we love to indulge in during the holidays are delicious, they're often hard, gooey, or sugary, making them dangerous for brackets, wires, and teeth. To help you through the season, we've compiled a few braces-friendly holiday recipes that kids are sure to love!
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What Causes Bad Breath?
10/28/2016
The doctors at Arlington Pediatric Dentistry are proud to offer personalized, high quality dentistry to children of all ages. Whether you need regular checkups or are interested in early orthodontics, you can find everything you need right here under one roof.
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Your Child’s Cold Syrup Can Cause Cavities
12/22/2015
Learn more about how to prevent tooth decay from cold syrup.
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Toys For Tots Donations
11/23/2015
Arlington Pediatric Dentistry Is A Toys For Tots Donations Drop Off Location. Check Out This Blog To Learn More About The Toys For Tots Program.
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Trick or Teeth: Halloween in Braces
10/19/2015
Happy Halloween from our family at Arlington Pediatric Dentistry to yours! Halloween is a fun and festive holiday, but it can be super spooky for parents of braces-wearers. With treats and sweets around every corner, it can be difficult to keep your child from munching on Halloween goodies. Fortunately, just because you have braces, doesn’t mean all Halloween goodies are off limits. Our team at Arlington has put together a list of treats you can continue to enjoy this season.
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