Happenings / Announcements

Beware of Mouth Monsters this Halloween!

Beware of Mouth Monsters this Halloween!   The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) is the leading authority on children’s oral health, so you would expect them to have something to say about Halloween. And they do! “Whether your kids are attending Halloween parties or trick or treating in the neighborhood, keep on the lookout…

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It’s Never Too Early to Start

It’s Never Too Early to Start   Tricia Mool reported infant oral care that is safe and effective for the Oral Care Center at Colgate.com.  “It’s crucial that you have the right information early on when it comes to infant oral care,” she said. “Even though your child’s first teeth are temporary, they are still…

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Tooth Decay Is the Most Common Childhood Disease

Tooth Decay Is the Most Common Childhood Disease   Tooth decay is the breakdown of the enamel on your teeth. It may also be called cavities or even dental caries. But no matter what term you use, tooth decay is a big problem in this country.   As the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…

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Why Is It Important to Take Care of Baby Teeth?

Why Is It Important to Take Care of Baby Teeth?   Baby teeth are, of course, adorable when they appear. They are also essential to the healthy development of your child. As the American Dental Association reports, “They help him or her chew, speak and smile. They also hold space in the jaws for permanent…

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The Tooth Fairy’s Roots

The Tooth Fairy’s Roots   Kristina Killgrove , a bioarchaeologist at the University of West Florida started digging into the history of the Tooth Fairy after her 7-year old lost her upper right central incisor. In a story she contributed on Forbes.com, she explains: “She knows she gets a shiny gold dollar coin for her lost teeth, and she knows that…

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Nutrition and Your Child’s Teeth

Nutrition and Your Child’s Teeth   Eating a healthy diet isn’t just important for your heart health or for maintaining a healthy weight.  Good nutrition is essential to your child’s oral health.   Tooth decay is caused by bacteria that feed off of sugar and starches to produce acid. That acid attacks your teeth. So you’ll…

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Add Fall Color to Your Dinner Plate

Add Fall Color to Your Dinner Plate   The days are getting shorter and the nights are getting cooler.  It’s a great time for long walks and enjoying the fall colors. According to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND), this is also a great time to celebrate seasonal fall flavor. When you head out…

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Are You Brushing Your Teeth Properly

Are You Brushing Your Teeth Properly   Your own tooth brushing habits and approach to oral care have an important impact on your children’s oral health. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, disease-causing bacteria called “streptococcus mutans” can easily be transferred from mothers to infants. That can lead to decay in a primary tooth. And, as…

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Why Having a Trusted Dentist Makes Your Life Easier

A child’s smile can have a significant impact on the way they look and feel. Children with flawed teeth may be self-conscious and avoid meeting new people and attending social events as a result. With the help of a trusted dentist, your child can look better, feel better, and enjoy a wide variety of benefits…

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Delayed Start Tuesday, Jan. 10th. Open at 10AM

Due to continued icy road conditions we will be operating on a delayed schedule on Tuesday, Jan. 10th.  We will open at 10 AM.  We will call to reschedule any patients affected by the delay as soon as we are safely back in the office.  Please use your best judgement when driving.

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Office Closed Monday January,9th due to Weather

Due to the icy weather conditions Triangle Pediatric Dentistry will be closed on Monday January, 9th.  We will call all of Monday’s cancelled appointments to reschedule as soon as we are safely back in the office.   We will make a decision about Tuesday’s appointments by 5 pm tomorrow so check back

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2824 Rogers Rd, Suite 201
Wake Forest, NC 27587

Phone: 919.435.7660
Fax: 919.453.6370