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Toothbrush with toothpaste on it running under water
Jun 22, 2020, 11:00 AM
The way that you take care of your toothbrush can impact your oral health. Many of us don’t think twice about how we’re cleaning and storing our toothbrush, but it’s something we should pay more attention to! There are ways…
An image of a filling in a tooth
Jun 8, 2020, 8:54 PM
Our Delaware, Ohio pediatric dental office offers a few different types of dental fillings. Many parents are most familiar with traditional amalgam fillings. These are the silver ones that sit on top of the teeth. Amalgam…
A baby smiling
May 25, 2020, 10:00 AM
Teething is rough for everyone; parents and babies! As soon as your child starts to exhibit signs of a new tooth coming through, you might be tempted to reach for the pain-relieving oral gels that have been recommended by…
A teenage girl vaping
May 11, 2020, 3:06 PM
The practice of using e-cigarettes (an electronic form of real cigarettes) is known as vaping. It has become much more popular in recent years, especially among teenagers. Many teens are convinced that smoking e-cigarettes…
Bananas, strawberries and kiwis
Apr 27, 2020, 7:18 PM
Kids and adults both are guilty of late-night cravings and bedtime snacks! While late-night snacks aren’t great for our teeth, there are a few options that are better than others. Instead of going immediately to a sugar snack…
A basket of candies such as gummy worms, candy corn and gummy bears
Apr 13, 2020, 10:00 AM
Cavities are the most common disease affective children here in the United States. They are also almost 100% preventable! Here at Little Smiles of Delaware, we believe that parents who are educated about their child’s dental…
A sad young girl laying on a bed in the background of someone pouring medicine onto a spoon
Mar 23, 2020, 10:00 AM
Orthodontic treatment can sometimes cause discomfort as the teeth are gently guided into the correct position. This seems to be one of the biggest concerns for people about to undergo orthodontic treatment as “are braces…
Picture of various foods with calcium in them such as milk, and cheeses
Mar 9, 2020, 9:25 PM
You may remember hearing as a child that drinking your milk would give you strong healthy bones! As it turns out, our parents were right; getting enough calcium is vital for growing children. And not just for their bones, but…
labial frenectomy
Feb 24, 2020, 10:00 AM
A frenectomy is an oral procedure during which a frenum in the mouth is altered or removed with a laser. A frenum is an attachment between two soft tissues in the mouth, including the cheeks, lips, and gums. The two types of…
girl with orthodontic headgear
Feb 10, 2020, 9:49 PM
Headgear is any type of orthodontic appliance that may strap around the head in order to exert additional pressure onto the teeth. Not everyone who undergoes orthodontic treatment will end up needing headgear, but it is an…