16 Results for tag: oral health
dental sealants and tooth prevention in children

Dental Sealants 101

Dental sealants help kids protect the chewing surfaces of their teeth during the cavity-prone years of age 6-14. More

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Are Electric Spinbrushes Better for My Child?

The toothbrush is a small but mighty tool in the quest for excellent oral health! There are two basic types of toothbrushes, manual and electric, and both will do a good job of cleaning your teeth. However, an electric spinbrush may be more beneficial for your child. Benefits of an Electric Spinbrush An electric spinbrush ... More

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Oral Hygiene for Kids

We made a list of fun, educational resources at Jenkins and LeBlanc to help your child understand the importance of oral health for their developing teeth. More

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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

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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

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

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Growing Healthy Smiles

As your children grow, they will need your help to build good oral hygiene habits. Here are some tips from the board certified pediatric dentists at Jenkins & LeBlanc on how to help with your child's oral care routine in the early years.Contact your nearest Jenkins & LeBlanc office with any questions, or call to ... More

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Don’t Forget Your Mouth Guard

 Prevent Oral Injuries with a Mouth Guard Sports are more popular than ever, and since school has started, that means it’s time for fall sports! Along with after school practices and making sure the uniforms are clean for game day, parents have another important task: deciding if their child needs a mouth ... More

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The ABC’s of Dental Hygiene

Teaching your children about the importance of good dental hygiene is the first step in helping them develop healthy oral care habits that will last a lifetime. Here are a few tips to start your kids learning how to take care of their smile.Contact your nearest Jenkins & LeBlanc office with any questions, or call to ... More

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Why Does My Child Need a Pediatric Dentist?

You may have asked yourself that very question: We understand you may have a dentist that you and your adult family members go to for your dental health needs, but young children benefit greatly from a pediatric dental specialist. Here’s why: Extensive Experience Pediatric dentists have extensive experience with the best ... More