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Children's Dentistry

Your Child's First Dental Appointment Many dentists recommend visiting a dentist by the age of 3. However, there are advantages to having your child visit a dentist at the age of one.  Some of the advantages include providing parents with early education on...
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Space Maintainers

When a child loses a baby tooth, there is a chance that other teeth can shift causing crowding or can shift filling in the vacant space.  When this occurs permanent teeth may be prevented from growing properly, cause problems with chewing or even cause problems with...
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Oral Healthcare Recommendations & Tips For Parents

Here is a quick checklist of things that parents can do to help ensure their child's dental hygiene: Visit a dentist within six months of the signs of the first tooth or by age one. Use bottles for bedtime only with water.  Napping or sleeping with milk or juice can cause tooth...
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Mouth Guards

Mouthguards are important in protecting teeth against sports injuries.  A properly fitted mouthguard by a dentist can help prevent oral injuries like broken teeth and injuries to the lips, tongue, face and jaw.  While boil and bite options are cheaper, custom-made...
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Tooth Eruption Chart: The Developing Smile

At Signature Smiles, we believe that a child's teeth should be examined within six months of the first tooth showing or before they turn one year of age.  The following chart provides the tooth eruption pattern of a child.     

Braces for Children

Give your child a smile they deserve.  At Signature Smile, we provide orthodontic treatment for children.  We can straighten and align your child's teeth with little to no invasive treatment.  Children aged seven or older that are experiencing issues such as crooked...
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