Pediatric Dentistry

The link between oral health and diabetes

The Link Between Oral Health and Diabetes

Many people do not realize the correlation between Diabetes and one’s oral health. Diabetes is a disease that can affect the entire body — including the mouth. People who are living with diabetes face a higher than normal risk for more oral health problems, leading to other conditions. Since individuals with diabetes are more likely …

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Breathing wellness in children

Breathing, Wellness, and The Developing Child

… and The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry “Change breathing… changes lives.” Children cannot thrive and reach their true intellectual and developmental potential without breathing properly, throughout the day and throughout the night.  An underdeveloped facial structure with narrow nasal passages, narrow dental arches and a resultant crowded dentition creates a very poor environment for …

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Tongue Tie – Breastfeeding, Speech Issues and Beyond: What Every Parent Should Know About Frenectomies

ASK THE EXPERT: Dr Cavan Brunsden, DMD Brunsden – Villa Pediatric Care Center – Rutgers School of Dental Medicine National Lecturer – Autism, Special Needs Dentistry, Dental Practice Management, Airway Dentistry for Infants and Children Pediatric Dentist and Founder – KidZdent.com Q: Do parents come to you often for help with nursing/breastfeeding problems? Dr. Brunsden: Yes, oftentimes …

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The Association Between Periodontitis and Cognitive Impairment in Adults: What Parents Need To Know

The Association Between Periodontitis and Cognitive Impairment in Adults: What Parents Need To Know

It is just as important for parents to continue to maintain positive oral health as they get older, not only to lead by example, but also because many neurological studies are now showing that Dementia and mild cognitive impairment (MCI) may be linked to periodontal disease, specifically the type of gum damage that results in …

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Dental Sealants

Dental Sealants 101: Everything, Every Parent Needs To Know

What Are Dental Sealants? Dental sealants are thin, clear coatings that seal over the narrow grooves found on the chewing surfaces of back teeth (molars and premolars). The protective material is stationed perfectly covering these deep pits. The procedure is quick, painless and takes than 2-3 minutes per tooth to complete.The ultimate goal of sealants …

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preventing bad breath in children

Preventing Bad Breath Among Children

The Study In most cases, the main cause of bad breath in children typically includes dental caries or poor oral and dental hygiene. There are other potential contributors to be considered as well such as taking certain prescribed medications or vitamins, malocclusions, a child’s diet, dry mouth, and large tonsils. However, a recent study from in the September issue …

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KidZ Are Already Sweet… They Don’t Need Sugar!

The data of the top-selling beverages marketed to children under 12 years of age was analyzed by expert researchers. All of the nutritional value and factors of each drink was thoroughly investigated from juices to soda and everything in between. Of course, what did researchers discover?  That drink manufacturers simply do not care when it …

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KidZdent Honors Global Autism Awareness Day

FACTS: Autism prevalence is now one in every 59 children in America. Do you know, love, or teach someone on the autism spectrum? Well, we believe that when you teach a child on the spectrum, they are really teaching you! On April 2nd, 2019, our KidZdent Family, along with countless other participants, joined the global …

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