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Could Your Child Benefit from Dental Sealants and Supplemental Fluoride?

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Do you know what the most common chronic illness is among children? Would you be surprised to learn that it’s dental caries or cavities?

Fortunately, public awareness about this issue has led to a decrease in cases over the years. However, considering that cavities are highly preventable, the numbers are still too high. As your pediatric dentist in Medina, we provide guidance and education so your child can enjoy a problem-free smile.

Can Sealants and Supplemental Fluoride Help?

If you are diligent with your child’s oral health and teach them the correct way to brush and floss, you are already on the right track. But if you feel like you’re doing everything right ...

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5 Tips for Setting Your Child on the Path to Oral Health

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Do you have dental anxiety? Can you trace it back to a negative experience with a dentist as a child? 

Millions of adults are burdened with anxiety about dental visits for this very reason. If this applies to you, you have probably spent years avoiding the dentist, with poorer oral health as a result.

So when it's time for your child's first trip to the dentist, it's crucial that you take steps to help them develop a healthy, positive attitude about their oral health care.

Choose the Right Dentist

Many practices that treat children may not necessarily be open to handling the unique needs of little kids. Opt for a professional who welcomes ...

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Before You Pack Your Child's Next Lunch, Here's Something to Consider

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There’s an increasing awareness that oral health is closely linked to our overall health and well-being. It’s as much about your quality of life as it is a problem-free smile.

While you may not think of your child’s oral health in terms of their general well-being, kids are affected by dental problems too, which results in more school days missed, and difficulty concentrating. Fortunately, the number of kids visiting the dentist is on the rise, but it’s still essential for you to be proactive about their oral health.

Making Healthy Food Choices

A large part of your child’s oral health is related to their diet. As a parent, you have the power ...

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A Look Inside the Minds of Children When They Think about the Dentist

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At Sinick Family Dentistry, we welcome patients of all ages – including children. As part of our commitment to our community, offering children’s dentistry in our Medina dental office helps us work with parents to develop a healthy foundation for the future of the most precious smiles.

Developing a positive attitude about dentistry and their dentist will help children learn what they need to know to care for their own teeth and gums when they are ready.

What Forms Children’s Opinions?

A recent study published in the US National Library of Medicine looked at what forms children’s opinions about their trips to the dental office, and the kids revealed some interesting ...

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Children Are Seeing the Dentist in Droves - Is Yours One of Them?

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Do you know what the number one childhood disease is? You might guess the common cold or asthma, but you would be wrong!

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, dental caries (cavities) are the number one chronic childhood disease. Fortunately, however, the ADA Health Policy Institute has released statistics indicating that more children than ever are receiving essential dental care. In 2015 only 10% of US children did not have any form of coverage, which is the lowest it has ever been.

Protect Your Child’s Quality of Life

Lack of treatment for kids results in poor oral health that impacts their well-being and their quality of life. Children with chronic dental ...

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Is Your Child Worried? We Can Help Provide Reassurance

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We Want To Make Your Child As Comfortable As Possible

Dental visits can be a challenge for many adults, so you can imagine how a child feels when they are faced with a completely new environment. Part of the children’s dentistry services we offer at our Medina, OH dental office involves approaching your child with compassion and a caring approach.

Dr. Chistopher Sinick doesn't want you to feel bad if your child is agitated or nervous during their visits. Our entire team understands that it is normal for kids to worry. As a children’s dentist, we know that it is essential for us to work proactively with your child to help ...

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Toothbrushing & Children with Sensory Issues - 3 Tips for Better Brushing

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If you have a child with sensory issues, you know that toothbrushing can be a challenge. At our Medina, OH office, we practice children’s dentistry that takes the needs of all children into account.

So what’s going on with your child, and how can you help? 

Kids with hypo-sensitivity can feel insecure about what’s happening in their mouths, leading to anxious feelings and an aversion to brushing. On the other hand, hyper-sensitive kids may perceive the oral stimulation of brushing as painful.

This can be frustrating because you want your child to enjoy good oral health. We want to help, so we’re sharing a few tips that might help make your child’s ...

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