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5 May, 2020

How Breastfeeding Impacts Your Child’s Oral Health

By |May 5th, 2020|Early Orthodontics|0 Comments

Breastfeeding has proven to have countless benefits for both mother and baby. Many people are aware that it protects against allergies and eczema, reduces the risk of viruses and certain infections, and can even lessen the threat of SIDS. But did you know that breastfeeding can also affect the oral health of your baby? Delivers [...]

23 Apr, 2020

Saliva and Your Child’s Oral Health

By |April 23rd, 2020|Early Orthodontics, Teeth|0 Comments

Your child’s oral health is very important. There’s a lot going on in their little mouths that need to be taken care of from the time they are born. Did you know that the saliva in your child’s mouth provides them with a “natural bath” until it’s time to brush their teeth? It’s true. Think [...]

3 Mar, 2020

How to Be Part of Our Cavity-Free Club  

By |March 3rd, 2020|cavity, Dr. Maggie Davis|0 Comments

Kids are proud when they receive news that they have no cavities. At Dr. Maggie Davis & Associates, we know the amount of work that goes into keeping teeth free of decay. That is why we created our Cavity-Free Club to act as a reward system and encourage young patients to develop and maintain healthy [...]

6 Feb, 2020

Not So Sweet Valentine Treats

By |February 6th, 2020|Tips and Tricks|0 Comments

For children, Valentine's Day often consists of a holiday party at daycare or school, followed by their parents providing them with sweet treats. However, it is important to limit the number of sweets you give to your child on Valentine's Day or any other day. Here is some advice from our pediatric dental specialists about [...]

7 Jan, 2020

The Importance of Calcium In Oral Health

By |January 7th, 2020|Tips and Tricks|0 Comments

Minerals like phosphorus and Vitamin D play a key role in the formation and development of healthy teeth, gums, and jawbones. Since children still have moldable, softer bones during the early growth stages of their lives, it is important to incorporate a diet heavy in calcium in order for them to grow properly and develop [...]

5 Dec, 2019

Toddlers and Tongue Health

By |December 5th, 2019|Dr. Maggie Davis, Tips and Tricks|0 Comments

When teaching your kids how to brush and floss their teeth, have you instructed them on how to brush their tongues? The tongue has a plethora of places where bacteria can hide. If it isn’t brushed or scraped, those bacteria flourish, even if the teeth and gums are completely cleaned of all food particles and [...]

4 Nov, 2019

At What Age Can My Child Whiten Their Teeth?  

By |November 4th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Are you thinking about whitening your child’s teeth? Many parents become concerned as their children start to lose their bright white baby teeth, and yellow or dull white adult teeth emerge. Our pediatric dentist in Palm Harbor wants you to know that this is perfectly normal. Adult teeth aren’t typically as white as baby teeth. [...]

7 Oct, 2019

Best Ways To Limit Sugar This Halloween

By |October 7th, 2019|Tips and Tricks|0 Comments

For kids, one of the best nights of the year is Halloween. After all, they get to dress as their favorite scary character or favorite cartoon character and walk around the neighborhood collecting bags and buckets of delicious candy. Unfortunately, all that sugar can lead to cavities and oral health problems. In order to limit [...]

4 Sep, 2019

Is Dental Sedation Safe For Children?

By |September 4th, 2019|Dr. Maggie Davis|0 Comments

Is your child extremely anxious about visiting the dentist? Do you have a special needs child that has difficulty sitting still for dental appointments? If you are looking for a pediatric dentist near you in Palm Harbor, Dr. Maggie Davis offers completely safe sedation dentistry to help kids relax during their dental appointments for certain procedures. While your child [...]

1 Aug, 2019

Dental Care and Treatments for Special Needs Children

By |August 1st, 2019|Special Needs Children|0 Comments

With myriad medical needs and behaviors to manage, parents of special needs children may put their oral health on the back burner. While this is certainly understandable, children with disabilities or complex medical conditions are twice as likely to have unmet dental needs than children without special needs. There are many reasons for this. Fine motor [...]