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McKinney Orthodontist for the Whole Family

March 19,2021

Nestled near Dallas, McKinney, Texas may not seem like much more than a small town stuck in the middle of sprawling suburbia. But it is so much more. Aside from a quaint Main Street, the offerings of this little paradise are many. If you’re looking for a McKinney Orthodontist, Creekview & McKinney Orthodontics on Virginia […]

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Braces near Me

February 19,2021

If you have ever conducted an internet search for “Braces near Me” you may have been overwhelmed by the response. On one hand, many options are available. On the other hand, there are so many choices you may not know where to begin. Creekview & McKinney Orthodontics can shorten your search and make the choice […]

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Treating a Child’s Tooth Injury May Require Special Consideration

June 27,2020

Often as children grow older, their participation in sports or similar activities increases. While generally encouraged, this greater activity does increase injury risk, especially to the mouth. In fact, the late childhood to early adulthood demographic is the most prone portion of the population to incur dental injuries. To complicate matters, their dental development is […]

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New Studies Show: Sealants Could Help Your Child Avoid Tooth Decay

June 7,2020

Your child could hit a speed bump on their road to dental maturity—tooth decay. In fact, children are susceptible to an aggressive form of decay known as Early Childhood Caries (ECC) that can lead to tooth loss and possible bite issues for other teeth. But dentists have a few weapons in their arsenal for helping children avoid […]

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Moderate Your Child’s Juice Drinking to Lower Tooth Decay Risk

March 29,2020

Along with daily brushing and flossing, limiting your child’s sugar consumption is an important way to prevent tooth decay. We all know the usual suspects: candy, sugar-added snacks and sodas. But there’s one category you may not at first think fits the profile—juices. But even natural juices with no added sugar can raise your child’s […]

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Follow These Common Sense Steps When Your Child has a Toothache

June 23,2019

A child’s toothache is no fun for either the child or the parent. But if you’re faced with this situation, don’t panic — unless they have a fever or you notice facial swelling, it’s unlikely an emergency. Instead, take the following steps: Find out where it hurts and for how long. Tooth pain can stem […]

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Advanced Equipment and Safe Practices Ensure X-Ray Safety for Children

June 13,2019

When it comes to our children’s safety, there isn’t much nowadays that isn’t under scrutiny. Whether food, clothing, toys and more, we ask the same question: can it be harmful to children? That also includes tried and true healthcare practices. One in particular, the routine x-ray, has been an integral part of dental care for […]

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A Minor Procedure Could Make Breastfeeding Easier for You and Your Baby

May 24,2019

The American Academy of Pediatrics and other healthcare organizations recommend breastfeeding as the best means for infant feeding. While bottle feeding can supply the nutrition necessary for a baby’s healthy development, breastfeeding also provides emotional benefits for both baby and mother. But there might be an obstacle in a baby’s mouth that prevents them from […]

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Here’s How You Can Protect Your Child’s Teeth from Tooth Decay

May 4,2019

While dental diseases tend to be a greater concern as we get older, they also pose a potential threat to children. A particular type of tooth decay called early childhood caries (ECC) can severely damage children’s unprotected teeth and skew their normal dental development. Fortunately, you can protect your child’s teeth from disease with a few simple […]

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Keep Watch for Bite Problems with your Child’s Teeth

December 4,2018

Around ages 6 to 8, a child’s primary teeth will begin to loosen to make way for their permanent teeth. If all goes well, the new set will come in straight with the upper teeth slightly overlapping the bottom. But sometimes it doesn’t go that well: a child may instead develop a poor bite (malocclusion) […]

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