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What You Should Know About Your Child’s Teeth-Grinding Or Clenching

Kids may be hyper-aware of how other people behave, but they still lack much self-awareness over their own habits. Even adults struggle to notice when they start clenching their own jaw. Children, however, are more likely to grind their teeth than adults so it’s especially important for parents to make themselves aware of the signs, … Continued


How to Break Your Child’s Thumb-Sucking Habit (And Why You Should)

Adorable as it may be to see a baby or toddler sucking their thumb, it’s a habit that you’ll want your child to break as they get older. Some of the issues that could arise with prolonged finger sucking include changes in the mouth or facial structure, a narrow top jaw, or the development of … Continued


What Should I Do When My Child Loses a Tooth?: The Story of the Tooth Fairy and the Mouse

When a growing child loses his or her first tooth, what should you do with the tooth? In America of course, the parents put it under the child’s pillow for the Tooth Fairy to collect in the middle of the night. On the face of it, the Tooth Fairy seems like a cute but insignificant … Continued


A Message From Our Team: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Dear Treasured Patients and Families, As per industry recommendations, and after careful thought and consideration, our office will be unable to see regularly scheduled patients at this time. Currently, we are unable to provide a reopen date. Please note that we have limited administrative staff available via telephone. As always, a doctor will be on … Continued


Actualización del coronavirus (COVID-19)

Queridos y apreciados paciente y familias, Deceamos comunicarnos con usted para hacerle saber que la seguridad de usted, sus hijos y nuestro equipo es de suma importancia para nosotros. Nosotro utilizamos estrictas precauciones universals que se han mantenido en se mantendran lugar en Dr. Camps Pediatric Dental Center. Nos asegurarnos que todos ol los equipos … Continued


Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Dear Valued Patients and Families, We wanted to reach out to you to let you know that your family and our team’s safety is of the utmost importance to us. At this time, Dr. Camps Pediatric Dental Center will remain open to serve your dental needs. We adhere strict Universal Precautions that have always been … Continued


Is Your Child Drinking Too Much Juice?

Parents are often surprised when I tell them that fruit juice isn’t always the healthiest option for their kids. The truth of the matter is, most store-bought juices and fruit drinks are loaded with added sugar and preservatives, leading to tooth decay at early ages. In general, fruit juice offers really no added nutritional benefit … Continued


Start Life With Strong Teeth

The foundation for a healthy lifelong smile begins in childhood, even in infancy. Some people think that children’s dental health doesn’t matter all that much. Baby teeth are going to fall out anyway, so it doesn’t matter if kids have cavities, right? Wrong. First, a healthy mouth allows children to speak well and eat their … Continued


The First Doctor to Preach Dental Hygiene

The First Doctor to Preach Dental Hygiene   Everyone today cleans their teeth (or at least knows that they should). We do it at home with a daily regimen of brushing, flossing and rinsing, and then we supplement home care with periodic professional dental cleanings. But the idea that it’s important to clean your teeth … Continued


3 Ways to Teach Children Good Oral Hygiene at Home

No one wants to look in the mirror and see food caught in their teeth- it can be embarrassing. But keeping food from getting stuck in your teeth isn’t just about maintaining appearances. A clean mouth means a healthy mouth. With proper oral hygiene, you’ll avoid the build up of plaque, discoloration, gingivitis and other … Continued


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