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Teaching Children about Dentists and Oral Health

Proper dental hygiene is best learned at a young age, when habits learned are most likely to last a lifetime. Additionally, early education on what dentists do and preparation for a child’s first dentist visit can reduce a patient’s anxiety … Continue reading

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Dr. Katalina Ramirez: Caring for Children’s Teeth

When infants first grow teeth they are not used to having them cleaned. Many dental professionals recommend using a washcloth and running it along the teeth until enough emerge for brushing. Dentists vary on when to begin brushing. When parents … Continue reading

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Dr. Katalina Ramirez, DDS, Discusses How Parents Can Enhance Their Children’s Oral Health

Children require different and sometimes more extensive dental care than typical adults need. According to WebMD, more than 40 percent of youths develop symptoms of tooth decay by the time they enter kindergarten. However, parents can improve their children’s dental … Continue reading

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Get Kids to Brush by Katalina Ramirez, DDS

Regular brushing is one of the simplest and most effective ways to remove plaque from your child’s teeth. Katalina Ramirez, DDS, offers these tips for getting young children to brush their teeth regularly and with good form. Have Fun: A … Continue reading

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A Great New Resource for Parents, By Katalina Ramirez, DDS, MS

Have you ever meant to ask your child’s dentist a question, but then forgotten about it? Have you needed advice on oral hygiene issues at night or on a weekend, when the dental office is closed? The cavity rate in … Continue reading

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