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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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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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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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Easter Activities at Northeast Pediatric Dentistry

Spring has sprung and we’re getting excited for Easter. Stop by our office this week to participate in some of the fun! Count The Jelly Beans Bring your children to Northeast Pediatric Dentistry for a chance to win a $20 Visa Gift Card. Win a $20 Visa Gift Card if you come closest to guessing how many jelly beans are in the jar.  
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The Lowdown on Thumb Sucking & Pacifier Habits

Like many parents, you’re probably concerned about your child’s thumb sucking or pacifier use. The most commonly asked questions include – is it harmful and at what age it should my child stop. Rest assured that these behaviors are simply natural reflexes of most infants. Infants begin thumb sucking behaviors while they are in the womb and continue after birth. It makes them feel
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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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Infant Oral Health: Fact Or Fiction?

Want to test your knowledge of kids’ dental health? Then take our Fact or Fiction Quiz  Babies get fevers when teething? Fiction: Contrary to popular belief, it is not normal for a teething baby to have a fever. Baby teeth are important? Fact: Baby teeth hold places in the mouth for adult teeth. When a baby tooth is lost too early, the permanent teeth
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