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Helping Your Child Learn Self Dental Care

Is there anything more magical than watching your child grow from a small infant into a gangly, independent big kid? It happens in fits and starts at first, from the 20-month-old who proclaims, “Do it myself! Me!” and becomes more frequent in its appearance until one night, you realize that your role in the “getting ready for bed” game has shifted from player to coach to observer.

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Dental Care for Children

Five Ways to Ease Dental Anxiety for Your Child

One of the most crucial habits to develop for your children is good dental hygiene. Maintaining a clean, healthy mouth will help a child as s/he grows into adulthood and begins a life outside of a parent’s home. But while you’re working on those good habits, an unhealthy fear of the dentist or the dentist’s office can take root, sometimes with no apparent reason!

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5 Tips for Getting Your Kids to Take Care of Their Teeth

We all know how important good dental hygiene is, especially for our children. Even before their adult teeth come in, the health of their smile is determined by good habits and proper cleaning. Getting your kids to take care of their teeth can be a chore, especially since brushing is usually done in the morning and before bed, which are two of the busiest times in most households.

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Holiday Dental Care for Kids

Holiday Tips for Healthy Teeth

The festive season between Halloween and winter holidays is often accompanied by a surge of sugary treats and drinks, especially for children. When sugar mixes with bacteria in the mouth it forms a mild acid that can damage tooth enamel and lead to decay. The longer and more frequently children have sugar in their mouths, the more their teeth are at risk. Your family or pediatric dentist can help you plan for the season and incorporate dental care for children into your holiday routine. Below are a few suggestions to get started.

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Zajac Nights

Pier Dental is a Proud Supporter of Zajac Ranch for Children

We’re proud to announce our participation as a sponsor of Zajac Nights in support of the Zajac Ranch for Children. Located on the shores of Stave Lake in Misson, the Ranch has been helping children with chronic, life-threatening and/or debilitating conditions for over 10 years. Children at the Ranch have the opportunity to explore the outdoors while expanding their social skills and learning from the environment. The program is also a great benefit to the children’s self-confidence.

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