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How to Find the Right Dentist in Kingsport for Your Children

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Searching for a dentist for yourself can be challenging on its own, but trying to find the right dentist for your kids is an entirely different matter, or at least it should be.

You should take your time to find the right dentist because your child’s early dental experiences will set the stage for their attitude about oral care for the rest of their lives. You probably know or may even be a nervous adult patient whose fear stems from an unpleasant dental experience as a child, and this is what we want to avoid.

Start with Some Research

The process of finding the right dentist will take some work, but the reward ...

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Common Questions about Oral Care and Dentistry for Children

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As a dentist who likes to see patients of all ages, I am often asked about oral health and dental care for kids. As a parent of two young kids myself, I love to answer these questions and to help parents and kids achieve ideal dental health. Below, I am going to list some of the most common questions that I get along with their answers. I hope you find this list helpful. If you have other questions you’d like to know or if you have a question about a specific issue with your child, please feel free to contact me at the office. I’d be happy to help in ...

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The Importance of Dental Care for Children

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As a parent of a toddler myself, I know that a lot of the information about kids’ health that circulates on the internet can often be overwhelming, confusing, and contradictory. I always try to reassure the parents of my patients and help them make well-informed decisions regarding the oral health care of their children. I will try to address a few of the more common questions and concerns I hear below.

When to First See a Dentist

The American Association of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) recommends that children be seen by a dentist after their first tooth comes in, but no later than 12 months of age. Seeing children at this age allows ...

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