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Calming Dental Fears with Sedation Dentistry

Sedation dentistry is the process of using medication to help patients relax during dental work. This calming option can be embraced by children or adults. To help you decide if sedation dentistry is right for your children, here’s a closer look at what it means and the different options available. Your dentist can answer any additional questions that you may have during your child’s first appointment.

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Pediatric Dentist in Atlanta on Child Sports Related Dental Injuries

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Recent reports indicate that sports accidents and injuries account for 10-39% of all dental injuries among children. Athletic endeavors are extremely popular and beneficial to children, though, so what can a parent do to prevent sports related dental injuries? Dr. Wesley Powell, pediatric dentist in Atlanta, shares his expertise on the matter. Continue reading Pediatric Dentist in Atlanta on Child Sports Related Dental Injuries

Pediatric Dentist in Atlanta Explains Child & Teen Dental Care

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Last month Dr. Wesley Powell, top pediatric dentist in Atlanta, shared his advice for infant and toddler dental care. Now we’re moving on to the complex oral health needs for school age children, pre-teens, and teenagers. Dr. Powell is an expert with years of experience helping babies, children, and teens with their dental needs. Read on to learn more about the common dental issues that occur as kids grow up. Continue reading Pediatric Dentist in Atlanta Explains Child & Teen Dental Care

Pediatric Dentist in Atlanta Explains Baby & Toddler Dental Care

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Every child grows at their own pace, but dental care for kids tends to follow a predictable timeline. Your pediatric dentist in Atlanta, Dr. Wesley Powell, is an expert at appropriate oral health and dental care for babies, toddlers, children, and teenagers. Read on for an estimated schedule of dental milestones, and oral care tips for the infant, baby, and toddler years. Check back next month for tips about child and teen dental care! Continue reading Pediatric Dentist in Atlanta Explains Baby & Toddler Dental Care

Pediatric Dentist in Atlanta Explains Top 5 Reasons Children Can Have Bad Breath

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If children have bad breath, it’s usually safe to assume they haven’t been brushing like they should. In a perfect world, you can send kids to the bathroom to brush their teeth, maybe follow them to make sure they actually brush, and all would be well. Continue reading Pediatric Dentist in Atlanta Explains Top 5 Reasons Children Can Have Bad Breath

Safety Storing Your Family’s Toothbrush from a Pediatric Dentist in Atlanta

 

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Everyone knows they’re supposed to brush their teeth at least twice a day. Most people also know that they should replace their toothbrush every three months or so. But how often do people stop to think about where they should keep their toothbrush? Continue reading Safety Storing Your Family’s Toothbrush from a Pediatric Dentist in Atlanta

Pediatric Dentist in Atlanta: Tips to Help Care for Baby’s Teeth

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Having a baby can really be the best of times and the worst of times. Between baby-proofing the house, learning to cook with veggies, and keeping track of immunizations, the last thing many parents think about is a newborn’s dental health. After all, they don’t even have any teeth yet! Continue reading Pediatric Dentist in Atlanta: Tips to Help Care for Baby’s Teeth