St. Charles Laser Frenectomy vs. Traditional Frenectomy

Kid sitting Laser Frenectomy vs. Traditional

Do you have an infant, toddler, or child with a tongue-tie or lip-tie? Frenectomy treatments can release the tense strip of tissue (frenum) below their tongue or behind their lip. A tight lingual (tongue) or labial (lip) frenum can be diagnosed by your pediatrician, lactation consultant, or your family’s pediatric dentist. It’s not uncommon for…

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Pediatric Dentist Wheaton: Tricks to Help Curb Sugar Cravings

Tricks to Help Curb Sugar Cravings

As we get closer to the holidays, sweets start to pop up everywhere we look. First, it’s Halloween candy, then it’s Thanksgiving Pumpkin Pie. Next, come the Christmas Candy Canes. Brushing, flossing, keeping up with your dental check-ups is always important – but if sweets do get the best of your teeth or your little…

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Wheaton Pediatric Dental Office: Toothache Home Remedies

Toothache Home Remedies

It’s almost a law of nature that toothaches pop up when you’re out of town or the dentist’s office is closed. If you’re looking for safe and effective toothache relief for you or your child until you can get in with your dentist, here are some Wheaton pediatric dentist-approved home remedies to help you get…

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Overcoming Children’s Dental Anxiety in Wheaton

Overcoming Children's Dental Anxiety

A trip to the pediatric dentist can be a scary event for a child. Especially the first visit, or if they had a bad experience their first go around. As parents, we understand the importance of routine exams and promoting good oral hygiene, but our kids often don’t. Dr. Joshi discusses what she has seen…

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