Category: Development & Health

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What Are Orthodontic Expanders Used For?

What Are Orthodontic Expanders Used For?   “My daughter is 9 years old and her adult teeth are already crowded. Her upper back teeth...

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Choosing the Right Toothbrush for Your Child – Is A Kids Electric Toothbrush Best?

Choosing the Right Toothbrush for Your Child – Is A Kids Electric Toothbrush Best?   Once again you find yourself in the Oral Health...

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Social Development In Children

Social Development In Children   We all know how important it is to have friendships, people we like and who like us, and people we...

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‘Why Cant I Sleep?’ – Electronic Devices May Be To Blame

‘Why Cant I Sleep?’ – Electronic Devices May Be To Blame   Routines are an excellent way to help make the transition from being...

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5 Things To Help You Sleep Soundly Even When Your Toddler Wants To Climb Out Of The Crib

5 Things To Help You Sleep Soundly Even When Your Toddler Wants To Climb Out Of The Crib   Many parents are quick to transition their...

Why Are Kids Still Getting Cavities?

  We’re So Well  Informed, So Why Are Kids Still Getting Cavities?   We know more now more than ever about how to prevent...

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Five Ways To Help Build Your Child’s Independence

Build Your Child’s Independence – Here’s How   Some days as a parent, I find myself questioning whether or not I’m...

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Bullying – Questions we Should Ask Our Kids

Bullying – Questions and Strategies Over the past several years bullying has reached new levels in terms of what it looks like....

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How To Get Baby To Sleep In Crib Longer

Is Your Child Ready to Transition From a Crib to a Bed? How To Get Baby To Sleep In Crib Longer   I’ve done it, maybe you did it,...

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Social Development In Children – The Tricky Transition into Child Care

Social Development In Children – The Tricky Transition into Child Care   Daycare is a great place to foster social development...

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Tips For Optimal (And Safe) Baby Sleep

Best Tips For Safe Baby Sleep “Compensation for this post was provided by hydraSense®. Opinions expressed here are my own.” I spend a...

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Teething Pain – Do Teething Necklaces, Teething Tablets and Teething Pain Medication Work?

Teething Pain   The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, last month put out a warning against the use of viscous lidocaine as a numbing...

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How Many Baby Teeth Before You See The Dentist? Just One!

How Many Baby Teeth Before You See The Dentist? Just One!   Beyond all the noble goals listed by the AAPD (see my last blog) as...

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What’s The Big Deal With Vitamin D?

  So What Is Vitamin D Anyway?   Vitamin D is a Fat soluble Vitamin that is not present in many foods. It promotes our...

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Holiday Shopping with Kids – My Child Has The Gimmie’s

It’s Happening – My Child Has The “Gimmie’s.” My family and I were shopping recently at toys r us for a...

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How To Prevent Picky Eating

How To Prevent Picky Eating   In my kids’ nutrition practice, at least 80% of parents come to see me to address picky eating. This is...

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6 Sleep Tips for Toddler Sleep Training Over the Holidays

6 Sleep Tips for Maintaining Child and Toddler Sleep Training Over the Holidays    With the holiday season quickly approaching,...

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Food To Avoid When Pregnant – Even That Yummy Cookie Dough!

Food To Avoid When Pregnant – Even That Yummy Cookie Dough!   There’s a Catch 22 in pregnancy that many of us know well –...

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Deep Cleaning Teeth In Kids – Good Habits For Kids Teeth

Deep Cleaning Teeth In Kids – Good Habits For Kids Teeth   As a pediatric dentist, one of the most common questions that I am...

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How To Use A Reward Chart To Improve Your Child’s Sleep

A Reward Chart Can Improve Your Child’s Sleep   Once the crib rails come down, it’s only a matter of time before your child...