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Halloween Candy BuyBack

Dr. Brandi Jackson and the staff of Northeast Pediatric Dentistry are proud to announce that we are continuing our tradition of allowing children to sell their Halloween candy. Cash for your kids, Treats for our troops. It’s common practice that each Halloween our pediatric patients bite off more candy than they can chew. In hopes of saving your little ones from tooth problems in
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Back to School Smiles

Your child may have the latest wardrobe, school supplies and sports equipment for the new school year, but does she have a healthy mouth and the tools she’ll need to maintain it? According to the American Dental Association, a dental examination is as important as immunizations and booster shots and should be a regular part of back-to-school preparations. Statistics from the Centers for Disease
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Why Do I Need A Pediatric Dentist?

This is a question I get asked quite often, why do I need a pediatric dentist? It’s a great question and one I’m happy to address. Many parents wonder if it is absolutely necessary to visit a pediatric dentist. These parents have often been visiting the same family dentist for years and want to take their child to the same dentist out of convenience.
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Getting Your Children to Eat a Healthy Lunch: Tips From Northeast Pediatric Dentistry

Monday is here and it’s time to start to thinking about the work week. With that comes meal planning and prep. Your children’s teeth are constantly on the mind of a pediatric dentist and while it’s important to reach for healthy snacks like fruits and vegetables for overall body health, it’s just as important for dental health. With great resources like the Academy of
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Halloween Candy: A Trick or Treat?

Halloween is just around the corner and children everywhere are preparing their scary or cute costumes to parade around the neighborhood knocking on doors yelling “TRICK OR TREAT” to receive delicious candy treats. Most parents and dentists dread that candy portion of this pastime and fear for the health of our little ones teeth. At Northeast Pediatric Dentistry, we hope that Halloween is fun
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Northeast Pediatric Dentistry Wants Your Candy!

Dr. Brandi Jackson and the staff of Northeast Pediatric Dentistry are proud to announce that we are continuing our tradition of allowing children to sell their Halloween candy. Cash for your kids, Treats for our troops. It’s common practice that each Halloween our pediatric patients bite off more candy than they can chew. In hopes of saving your little ones from tooth problems in
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Northeast Pediatric Dentistry’s Tips For Preventing Childhood Cavities

New parents have enough to figure out in the early days of childcare. One aspect that new parents have particular difficulty figuring out is dental care for your children and how to prevent childhood cavities. Luckily, if you start caring for your child’s teeth early, childhood cavities are preventable. Here are 5 quick tips from Northeast Pediatric Dentistry on how to make sure your
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Play Hard. Keep Teeth

School is back in session and your little ones are headed to the athletic fields. Youth sports injuries are common – especially those to the mouth, teeth and jaw — but many can be avoided or minimized with the use of a properly fitted athletic mouthguard. Mouthguards are not only important for football players, boxers and hockey players. Young athletes in many non-contact sports
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Oral Health at Every Stage: Helpful Tips from Dr. Jackson

Hi, I’m Dr. Brandi Jackson. As your children progress in age, they will have very different oral care needs. Here are a few of my best tips to maintain your child’s oral health at all stages of development. Oral Care Tips Stage 1 (4-24 months) To prevent the buildup of plaque, a soft, sticky bacteria containing deposits that accumulate on teeth and cause tooth
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Sippy Cups and Your Child’s Teeth

As soon as teeth appear in the mouth, decay can occur. One of the risk factors for early childhood caries (sometimes called baby bottle tooth decay or nursing mouth syndrome) is frequent and prolonged exposure of a baby’s teeth to liquids, such as fruit juice, milk or formula, which all contain sugar. Tooth decay can occur when a baby is put to bed with
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