Glen Ellyn Pediatric Dentistry Blog

The History of Pediatric Dentistry

February 14, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — gepediatric @ 6:46 pm
child smiling and giving thumbs up while visiting pediatric dentist

When it comes to maintaining a healthy smile, visiting your dentist is one of the most important parts. These biannual visits allow you to keep your smile in good condition and avoid oral health problems. Even so, children require different care than adults. That’s why a pediatric dentist is the best fit for your little one’s smile since they have specific expertise in growing grins. Keep reading to learn about how pediatric dentistry has evolved over time.


How Does Juice Affect Children’s Teeth?

December 14, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — gepediatric @ 5:48 pm
Child smiling while holding a glass of juice

Most children love juice, and many parents are eager to let their children enjoy this beverage because it often has helpful vitamins in it. But have you thought about how juice might be affecting your child’s teeth? Read on below to learn how this popular treat might be harming your little one’s smile. You will also discover practical tips to prevent damage to your child’s teeth.


Things a Parent Should Know About Baby Teeth

September 15, 2022

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A baby showing baby teeth

If you’re a first-time parent, you probably feel both excited and anxious. You have a new bundle of joy, on the one hand, which is lovely. On the other, though, you may not know how best to care for them. Luckily, your dentist can help you with (at least) one aspect of babyhood – your tot’s pearly whites! To that end, here’s a guide to things a parent should know about their little one’s baby teeth.


Academic Performance and Oral Health: How a Healthy Smile Can Help Your Child in School

August 17, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — gepediatric @ 4:37 pm
happy kid with good oral health and good academic performance

If you’re like most parents, you want your child to have a wonderful life. You want them to succeed and achieve great things, and that path often starts with a strong education and doing well academically. Several recent studies have found that children with poor oral health tend to have lower grades than those with healthy smiles. But what is the connection between academic performance and oral health? How can you give your child the best chances of excelling in school? Keep reading to find out!

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