How to Pick a Toothbrush

toothbrushes in cups

Did you know that a new toothbrush has been shown to remove up to 30 percent more plaque than one that is three months old? As such, it’s important to regularly change your toothbrush. This should occur every 90 days or when the bristles start to show wear—whichever arrives first. How do you pick the…

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Which Teeth are Injured Most Frequently in a Child’s Mouth?

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As your child gets older, you’ll likely become more concerned with his or her teeth. Specifically, as teeth begin appearing, you may want to know the best way to protect them. As such, learning which teeth are injured most frequently in a child’s mouth could be useful information. First, it’s important to understand that a…

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Your Child’s First Visit to the Dentist: When Should It Take Place?

Did you know that toddlers—and even babies—can get cavities? In fact, as soon as your child gets his or her first tooth, that tooth can begin to decay. As such, it’s imperative to schedule a dental checkup for your child as soon as you notice that very first tooth beginning to take form.    …

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3 Tips for a Healthy Summer Smile

Summer is finally here! Does that give you and your kid(s) a big reason to smile? It should! Sunny days and warm weather are here to stay . . . for the next few months, anyway. However, summer also brings all sorts of new obstacles to overcome in order to protect your child’s teeth. As…

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Tips for Selecting the Right Toothbrush for Your Child

Did you spend a lot of time researching toothbrush options when selecting one for yourself? This is probably the case; after all, the toothbrush is the basic tool for good oral hygiene. However, you may not realize that choosing the right toothbrush for your child is just as important. Considerations When Choosing a Toothbrush for…

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Effective Ways To Protect Your Young Athlete’s Smile

Most parents are passionate about keeping their children active. Youth sports are one of the best ways for young people to stay active. On average, over 40 million children participate in youth sports every year in the United States. While sports are a great way for a child to learn how to work with others…

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Benefits Of Wand Anesthesia

Here at Kids First Dentistry, we cater to the whole family, and that means including pediatric dentistry as part of our skill set. Let’s talk about some of the strategic ways that we work to accommodate young children in a dental setting. Feeling Comfortable Most experienced dentists understand that part of the value in pediatric…

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The Best Nutrition Tips to Ensure Your Child Has a Healthy Smile

Eating a healthy, well-balanced diet is essential for any child’s growth and development. Proper nutrition will help them feel good about themselves and do well in school. While this is true, kids are kids, which means that eating a healthy diet may not be on their minds. As a parent, you can implement the following…

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Just Be Nice! Kids’ Dentistry That Rocks!

Just Be Nice! Kids’ Dentistry That Rocks!

What’s the secret to kids’ dentistry? Well, there are a number of ways you could reply to this. We’ve kicked it around in the break room sometimes. But most of our staff would agree that aside from the clinical part of kids’ dentistry, in terms of patient approach, it’s fairly simple. Kids are young and…

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A Caring Family Dentist – and Care As You All Age

A Caring Family Dentist – and Care As You All Age

Where do you go for family dentistry and pediatric dentistry in the Jacksonville area?   That’s not just an academic question: it’s a question that parents and heads of households ask themselves as they end up needing dental care or exams. You want a place where you will be comfortable coming over time, and where…

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