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How to Prevent Cavities
07/20/2017
At Children’s Dentistry of Amarillo, it’s our aim to help children achieve all of their dental goals. One of these main dental goals that many patients have is to prevent cavities. As your Amarillo pediatric dentist and dental team, we want to do what we can to help our patients combat the development of cavities. To first do that though, we’d like to talk about how cavities occur.
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Preparing Your Child for a Visit to the Dentist
05/23/2017
For many children, a trip to the dentist can invoke anxiety and nervousness. However, we at Children’s Dentistry of Amarillo want to alleviate as much of the anxieties of a child patient as possible. As your trusted source of Amarillo pediatric dentistry, we’re proud to offer a fun and relaxed environment with a friendly staff that’s glad to cater to your every need. Having said that, it’s still important to prepare your child for the visit. We’d like to give you a few tips on taking your child to the dentist.
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Happy National Children’s Dental Health Month
03/21/2017
The team at your local Amarillo pediatric dentistry practice would like to wish all our patients and their families a happy National Children’s Dental Health Month (NCDHM)! Every year during the month of February, the American Dental Association (ADA) sponsors this important celebration to raise awareness of how important oral health is for kids.
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Encouraging Kids to Brush
01/10/2017
In order to help you ensure your children have a future full of healthy smiles, your local Amarillo, TX pediatric dentist has a few suggestions on how to make oral hygiene fun and encourage your children to get in the habit of brushing and flossing every day.
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Different Kinds of Teeth
09/22/2016
When a full set of teeth is grown in, an adult mouth has 32 teeth. But not all teeth are created equal! Each and every tooth is unique and is specially designed to fulfill specific functions in the mouth.
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Healthy Summer Recipes
07/15/2016
Summer is here, which means warmer weather, vacations, and spending more time with your family. In the midst of all this excitement, our Amarillo pediatric dentist wants to make sure your family continues to maintain great oral hygiene habits by eating healthy foods.
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The Early History of Orthodontic Treatment
07/01/2016
As you get older, your pediatric dentist might recommend that you make an appointment with a local orthodontist to help you straighten your teeth or jaw.
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Keeping Cavities Away
06/30/2016
When you’re a kid, the main challenge that stands between you and healthy teeth is cavities.
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Foods That Are Good for Your Teeth and Why
05/17/2016
We all know that a healthy, balanced diet is critical to overall health; but did you know that diet has a huge impact on teeth?
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The Beginnings of a Beautiful Smile
03/14/2016
As a pediatric dentistry practice, our main goal at Children’s Dentistry of Amarillo is to ensure the oral and dental health of your child.
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The Fairly Inconsistent Tooth Fairy
01/13/2016
The V.I.P. club of beloved mythical creatures has always had a few regulars.
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The Suck-ish Results of Prolonged Thumb-Sucking
11/18/2015
Most babies and toddlers will inherently suck their thumbs. And most will just as naturally wean off the thumb-sucking little by little, kicking the habit on their own between ages three to six.
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Toothbrush Selection
10/14/2015
There are so many different brands, shapes, and sizes of toothbrushes these days that choosing one for your child can be overwhelming. Never fear. The team at Children’s Dentistry of Amarillo will help you make the right decision by breaking down the basics.
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Welcome to Our Pediatric Dentistry Blog!
07/06/2012
Amarillo Kids Dentist, Dr. Billy Metcalf and his friendly and professional staff would like to take this opportunity to welcome you to our new pediatric dentistry blog. We encourage your comments and participation. Do not hesitate to join the conversation!
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