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Posted by: Kim Hammersmith, DDS, MPH, MS on Oct 24, 2019


You might think that dentists dislike Halloween, but it’s not true! We like to celebrate with you and your family, but we don’t want your child to be visiting us later with a toothache.

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700 Children’s features the most current pediatric health care information and research from our pediatric experts – physicians and specialists who have seen it all. Many of them are parents and bring a special understanding to what our patients and families experience. If you have a child – or care for a child – 700 Children’s was created especially for you.

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Dental Tissue Engineering: Can This Tooth Be Saved?

Dec 12, 2016

We use our teeth to help us form our words, chew our food and even to smile. We brush, floss and clean them because our teeth are an important and necessary tool in our day-to-day lives. Read More

Thumb-Sucking: When Should Parents Intervene?

Jun 07, 2016

If you are concerned about your baby sucking her thumb, no need to worry. Sucking is a normal reflex in babies and thumb-sucking is a common activity among infants and toddlers. Read More

What to Expect at Your Child's First Dental Appointment

Feb 04, 2016

Have you ever wondered when your child should visit a dentist for the first time? If so, you are among many parents who frequently ask the question. And like many parents, you may be surprised by the answer. Read More