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Sprout Dentistry For Kids Blog

Learn How Your Child’s Diabetes Can Impact Their Oral Health

March 5, 2020

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a little girl brushing her teeth after seeing a McKinney pediatric dentist

Does your child have diabetes? Are you aware of the possible effects this common disease can have on their oral health? It is not unusual for patients who have diabetes to develop certain dental conditions, one of which is “gum” (periodontal) disease. Although there is a link between these two health conditions, hear from a McKinney pediatric dentist who explains why preventive dentistry is one of the best ways to keep your little one’s smile looking and feeling its best.

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5 Ways to Ensure a Stress-Free Dental Visit for Your Child

February 8, 2020

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a little girl giving her dentist a high-five

Visiting the dentist’s office can be scary for young children. Whether it is a regular dental checkup and cleaning or a more complex treatment or procedure, the goal is to ensure your child remains relaxed, comfortable, and at ease during their visit. Although you cannot control what occurs while in the dentist’s office, let a pediatric dentist in McKinney share a few ways you can help your child prepare for a stress-free experience.

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Tips for Improving Your Tooth Fairy Skills

January 19, 2020

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a little girl with a missing tooth

It’s happened….your child comes running to you brandishing a tiny white tooth that has them grinning ear to ear. Showing your excitement, you remind them to place it under their pillow and leave it for the Tooth Fairy. Jumping up and down, they rush off to bed and eagerly do as you say. Morning arrives and suddenly, your heart drops to your stomach realizing you never swapped out the tooth for the “jackpot” your child believes they’ve hit. If this scenario sounds all too familiar, let your dentistry for children experts help by providing useful tips that can help you improve your skills and become the best Tooth Fairy you can be.

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When Should Your Child Start Flossing?

January 10, 2020

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a young boy and his mother flossing their teeth

Flossing is a key component of any good oral hygiene regime. In order to remove harmful bacteria and food particles from between the teeth, dental floss is an effective tool to make this part of the process successful. But how do you know when it’s the right time for your child to start flossing? After all, it does require some careful maneuvering and skill to safely and effectively get in-between the teeth. To help you determine when you should help your little one make this next step, hear from a pediatric dentist in McKinney who can help.

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6 Tips to Protecting Your Child’s Teeth While at Home

December 28, 2019

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a little girl brushing her teeth

You know your child needs a dental checkup and cleaning but trying to find someone you can trust isn’t always easy. In your search for a “pediatric dentist near me,” you want an individual or a team who is willing to not only care for your child’s oral health but their overall well-being, too. Fortunately, at Sprout Dentistry for Kids, Dr. Justin and Dr. Sage can provide the type of care you’re looking for, as well as offer valuable tips for keeping your child’s smile healthy and safe at home.

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What Can You Expect During Your Baby’s First Dental Exam?

November 17, 2019

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a parent brushing their baby’s teeth

If you’re wondering what to expect during the initial exam with a dentist for infants in McKinney, you’re not alone. Many first-time parents, especially, wonder what a dentist could possibly be looking for or treating when only a few teeth are present. But this important visit will set the stage for positive experiences and healthy habits as your child grows and develops over the years. Read on to find out what you can expect from this first visit and how Dr. Justin and Dr. Sage will work to make your child comfortable and at ease during their appointment.

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Find Out When You Should Schedule Your Child’s First Dental Appointment

October 11, 2019

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a baby sticking its tongue out

When it comes to caring for your child’s oral health, it can be difficult as a parent to know when it’s the right time for them to see a dentist for infants in McKinney. Do you schedule an appointment the moment the first tooth erupts through the gums or wait until all their primary teeth have emerged? In order to put your child on the path to optimal oral and overall health, find out when that first dental appointment should occur and what you can expect.

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Welcome! As a New Pediatric Dentist in Town, We Can’t Wait To Meet You

September 15, 2019

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Happy little girl getting a dental exam

Welcome! At Sprout Dentistry For Kids, we’re thrilled to announce opening as a new pediatric dentist in McKinney in the fall of 2019. Our two outstanding dentists, Dr. Justin and Dr. Sage, love living in the community and look forward to helping the children in the area achieve great oral health. Along with our fantastic staff, we love working with kids and giving them a great experience in the dental chair. In today’s blog, which is our very first, you’ll learn more about our doctors and the services they provide. But be sure to check back in each month, as we’ll be writing new blogs on a variety of kid-related dental topics. We look forward to meeting you and caring for your child’s smile! 

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