3 Results for month: 01/2015
child dental x-ray

Why Does My Child Need X-Rays?

A child dental x-ray finds problems in the mouth such as tooth decay (especially early stage decay between the teeth), damage to the boney structure of the mouth and dental injuries. The earlier a dental problem is found and treated the better it is for your child. How often? The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry ... More

choosing healthy foods

Choosing Friendly Foods

Choosing the right foods to keep your teeth healthy can be tricky. Here are some tips on how good nutrition can help maintain healthy dental hygiene for you and your kids.Click here for larger view If you have any questions, please contact us, or call your nearest Jenkins & LeBlanc office to schedule an appointment ... More

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My Child Has a Cavity . . . What Now?

If your child has a cavity, you’re not alone! In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that more than 40% of kids get a cavity in a baby tooth before age 11. These cavities happen for a variety of factors, but a common culprit for kids is sugary foods and drinks. The most important things for you to know ... More