Choosing A Toothbrush For Your Child

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At La Costa Dental Excellence, Drs. Stephen and Kimberly Dankworth are often asked how to select the most basic tool of oral hygiene, the toothbrush. Picking a toothbrush can be as hard as choosing a paint color, and there seem to be just as many choices. If you have visited the dental section of your […]

Work With Your Pediatric Dentist To Monitor Wisdom Teeth

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Even if your youngster practices proper oral hygiene and has no known problems, it’s important to schedule twice-yearly exams and X-rays. One of the reasons for this is to keep an eye on wisdom teeth. If your child’s wisdom teeth emerge during adolescence, it’s important to work with your pediatric dentist on a course of […]

Are You And Your Child Protected From Injury?

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How do you maintain oral health? The first things that come to mind are probably brushing, flossing, and getting regular dental cleanings. You might also list dietary factors, such as limiting sugary drinks and getting enough calcium. When most people are quizzed about preventative dental care, they rarely mention athletic mouth protection. At La Costa […]