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Tongue Ties, Lip Ties, & Frenectomies – Oh My!

Sep 21, 2018

If you’re a parent of a child under the age of 12, you’ve likely heard the terms ‘tongue-tie’ and ‘lip-tie’ in passing conversation.  This blog post is meant to educate you on the basics of tongue-ties, lip-ties, and the frenectomy procedure used to treat both conditions.  So tune in! Let’s start with the tongue-tie or […]

How to have a Happy, Healthy, Cavity-Free Summer!

Jul 13, 2018

SUMMER!! It’s the word that gets the whole family in a good mood.  Summer is a time for ‘letting loose’, easing up on the typical routines, and allowing ourselves the flexibility to have fun and relax on a whole new level. BBQs, trips to the pool/beach, late nights out on town, kiddie sleepovers—what more can […]

Bye-Bye Binky!

Jun 22, 2018

We’ve touched on pacifiers before in the blog (here), but since it is a frequent topic of discussion in the office, our associate Dr. Marisa thought she would share some words of wisdom! The sucking reflex is natural and normal, beginning with breastfeeding or bottle feeding in early infancy.    The pacifier (or ‘binky’) often serves […]

Athletic Mouth Guards

May 16, 2018

Did you know that baseball and basketball are the two sports with the highest incidence of dental injuries in children between the ages of 7 – 17? Athletes can help prevent oral trauma through the use of a properly fitted appliance, such as an athletic mouth guard. Although mouth guards will not always prevent injuries, […]

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