What Parents Should Know About Kids Losing Baby Teeth

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Childhood milestones are exciting for kids and their parents alike. When a child feels their baby teeth start to wiggle, though, some parents feel panicked. Losing baby teeth is a universal experience that’s totally normal and healthy, but it can still lead to confusion for parents. Here’s what you should know about this important milestone: Timeline for Baby Teeth Loss …

Dental Safety for Youth Sports

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Each year, seven million young athletes will become injured while playing their favorite sports. In fact, the National Youth Sports Safety Foundation estimates about three million kids have their teeth knocked out in sporting events annually. While these statistics sound frightening, the right athletic gear can help keep your child safe on the field or court.  Protecting the teeth of …

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How to Keep Your Teeth Clean this Halloween

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As the fall air descends and begins to bring in spooky chills and darker evenings, you and your family are probably starting to prepare for Halloween. Trick-or-treating is one of the most beloved American traditions, and no self-respecting dentist would tell you to skip out on the fun. However, approaching Halloween as a free-for-all of candy and sugar can leave …

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3 Tips to Keep your Kids Teeth Clean Over Summer

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School is almost out for the summer, and your kids are undoubtedly excited to have more free time. We all remember the fun and relaxation of summer as children, with the relief that comes with no longer having to worry about tests and grades. Though Klooster Family Dentistry wants all kids to have a great break, we also want to …

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Make Sure Your Kids are Comfortable at the Dentist

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For many children, the idea of visiting the dentist can be intimidating. At Klooster Family Dentistry, we are dedicated to providing the best care possible for family members of all ages, and that includes making the experience more exciting and enjoyable for your beloved kids. Here are a few tips to turn a trip to the dentist into a fun, …

How to Prepare for Your Child’s First Dental Visit

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Young children can be unsure or antsy about almost anything new to them. Fix any fears they may have about visiting the dentist by taking these simple steps. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) recommends that a child go within six months after the first tooth erupts, which typically is six months after birth, or age 1 at the …