Calcium for Kids

A Quick Guide about Calcium for Kids

Did you know calcium not only supports bone growth and development, but it also helps the growth of your child’s teeth? As your child grows, they need more calcium to supplement their healthy bone development as well as aid in tooth development. More

How to Get Your Child to Drink More Water

How to Get Your Child to Drink More Water

Drinking water is essential for growing your child's healthy smile. Not only does it help keep your child's mouth clean, but it keeps them hydrated and improves their oral health, too. Here are helpful tips from the board certified pediatric dentists at Jenkins and LeBlanc to encourage your child to drink more water. More

Help, My Child Sucks Their Thumb!

Does your child have a tendency to suck on their thumbs, fingers, and pacifiers? No worries parents! For many children, this behavior is completely normal. Often, children do this as a source of relaxation and comfort. However, if your child continues to suck on their fingers or thumbs beyond the eruption of their permanent teeth, dental problems may arise. More

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How to Motivate My Child to Brush Their Teeth

Getting your child to brush their teeth can be quite a challenge. To children, brushing teeth can seem like a chore – and we all know how children like to avoid their chores! Whether you’re getting your child ready before school or winding down before bedtime, motivating your child to brush their teeth is no easy task. Here are ... More

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Causes of Tooth Discoloration

Have you noticed that your child has tooth discoloration? Perhaps your child’s baby teeth are yellowing, or maybe you’ve noticed a tooth that is greyish in color. The good news is that many of the reasons for tooth discoloration are preventable, and many are also treatable. Let’s dig a little deeper. Three Reasons for Tooth ... More

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Growing Healthy Smiles: The Stages of Tooth Development

Good dental hygiene at all stages of tooth development is essential for growing a healthy smile. More

Are Dental Sealants Necessary For My Child?

Dental sealants are a valuable option for keeping your child’s teeth cavity free. The board certified pediatric dentists at Jenkins & LeBlanc may recommend dental sealants as part of your child’s treatment. More

4 Reasons Your Child Has Sensitive Teeth

If your child is complaining about pain in their teeth, it's important to determine if the cause is actual damage or just sensitive teeth. Here are four reasons your child might be telling you their teeth are hurting. More

The Sweetest Smile Contest

Enter Jenkins & LeBlanc's "The Sweetest Smile Contest" We Love To Make Kids Smile! That's why we're inviting parents to share pictures of their children's smile with us! Sweet smiles, toothless smiles, messy smiles - we want to see it all! Enter our "The Sweetest Smile Contest" for a chance to win a FREE ipad! More

Four Reasons Parents Choose Jenkins & LeBlanc

At Jenkins & LeBlanc, our board certified pediatric dentists are experts in the dental health needs of children and adolescents. Here are some of the stories parents have shared with us about the positive experiences their children have had at our offices. More