Your Child’s First Dental Visit

Why Create a Dental Home for Your Child   The Dental Home is intended to provide a place other than the Emergency Room for parents. We truly hope Stonebrook Pediatric Dentistry becomes your family’s dental home! The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the American Dental Association (ADA),

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How To Prevent Cavities?

Good oral hygiene removes bacteria and the left over food particles that combine to create cavities. For infants, use a wet gauze or clean washcloth to wipe the plaque from teeth and gums. Avoid putting your child to bed with a bottle filled with anything other than

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What to do About Thumb Sucking

Thumb sucking is a natural reflex and infants and young children may use thumbs, fingers, pacifiers and other objects on which to suck. It may make them feel secure and happy, or provide a sense of security at difficult periods. Since thumb sucking is relaxing, it may

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What is a Pediatric Dentist?

What is a pediatric dentist? Pediatric dentists like Dr. Bhaumik begin as general dentists and then continue their studies for another two to three years. They dedicate their learning to specialized training in the oral health of infants, children, and teens. Each age group requires a different

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