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Palo Alto Pediatric Dentist Michelle Haghpanah of Little Bytes Pediatric Dentistry is dedicated to providing your child with the highest quality of oral health care and education in a modern, fun and nurturing environment. As a specialized pediatric dental practice, we treat children from infancy through adolescence, and those with special needs. Caring for your child is serious business, that’s why we treat each child as if they are our own. We look forward to partnering with you to help your child achieve a lifetime of healthy bytes!

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Little Bytes Pediatric Dentistry is dedicated to providing your child with the highest quality of oral health care and education in a modern, fun and nurturing environment.

Meet Dr. Michelle Haghpanah

Dr. Michelle Haghpanah

Dr. Michelle double majored in biology and computer science at Fairfield University and obtained her Master’s in Public Health at Yale University.

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Little Bytes Pediatric Dentistry is dedicated to providing your child with the highest quality of oral health care and education in a modern, fun and nurturing environment.

Palo Alto Pediatric Dentist

What is a Pediatric Dentist

What is a pediatric dentist? Pediatric dentists have two to three years of specialty …

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Little Bytes Pediatric Dentistry Preventative Dentistry Kids

Perinatal Infant

Infant Care; Baby’s first dental visit is recommended as soon as the first tooth erupts or no later …

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Little Bytes Pediatric Dentistry Preventative Dentistry Kids

Toddler / Children

It is important to maintain the health of baby teeth. Untreated cavities can lead to problems …

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Little Bytes Pediatric Dentistry Adolescent Dentistry

Adolescent

Adolescents differ from children in their overall dental needs. Many adolescents have orthodontic …

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Little Bytes Pediatric Dentistry Special Needs

Special Needs

At Little Bytes Pediatric Dentistry we are fortunate to work with families that have a wide range …

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Little Bytes Pediatric Dentistry Sedation Dentistry

Sleep / Hospital

Sleep Dentistry: There are a variety of indications for sleep dentistry or sedation …

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Little Bytes Pediatric Dentistry Emergency Dentistry

Emergency

Children love swimming, playing outdoor sports and biking, but these activities are also …

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Little Bytes Pediatric Dentistry Nutrition

Nutrition

Healthy eating habits are important for oral health. The foods we choose and how …

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Financing Options At Little Bytes Dental

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We view our role with our healthcare providers as a partnership dedicated to satisfying the needs of our mutual customer, the patient. A measure of our success is the many long-standing relationships we enjoy with so many of our retail dealers and healthcare providers. We are a service-oriented business.

Recent Articles

First Dental Visit

Congratulations! The first dental visit is a milestone for you and your child! We follow the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry’s recommendation for the first visit. We recommend a first visit as soon as the first tooth erupts or no later than your child’s first birthday.

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Sealants Palo Alto

According to the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), dental decay is still the most common chronic disease among US children. Preventing cavities in your child is the best way to help them obtain a healthy dental future. The problems and expenses that arise due to tooth decay can stay...

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Beware of Sports Drinks Palo Alto

Sports drinks are particularly harmful, because sipping them causes a constant sugar exposure to teeth and prolonging the “acid attack” on teeth can lead to tooth decay. Water is a much better option to stay hydrated. If you do consume sports drinks, try to minimize the drinking time, use a...

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New Year Better Oral Health Palo Alto

The start of a New Year is very exciting and full of possibility. It is a great time to reflect on our lives and think about the things that are most important to us. We often make resolutions to go to the gym more, eat junk food less and to be healthier overall. This year, let’s resolve to help motivate and encourage our children to keep their teeth and gums healthy.

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Back to School Palo Alto

School is in session and you have been going through your back to school checklist. You bought your children backpacks, clothes and sports gear. You scheduled haircuts and visited their pediatrician, but did they have their dental check up? A dental check up is an essential part of the back...

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Halloween Palo Alto

Halloween is here and with it comes an increased consumption of candy and sweets. Halloween can be a great opportunity to teach children good dental health habits, including eating candy and sweets in moderation. Here are some reminders and helpful hints for you and your children to have a healthy...

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Nutrition Palo Alto

Healthy eating habits are important for oral health. The foods we choose and how often we eat them can affect our general health and oral health. Consuming sugary sodas, sweetened fruit drinks or non-nutritious snacks often increases the risk of cavities. Additionally, a diet lacking certain nutrients may make it...

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Dental Fear in Children Palo Alto

Preventing and alleviating the fear associated with dental visits is important in encouraging future overall oral health. Adults who are not afraid to go to the dentist are more likely to keep up with regular visits and be proactive in the care of their teeth. Parents can play a vital...

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Thumb or Pacifier Habit Palo Alto

Sucking is a natural reflex and is normal for infants and toddlers. Infants suck even when they are not hungry (a natural reflex called non-nutritive sucking) for pleasure, comfort and security. In fact, some babies begin to suck on their fingers or thumbs even before they are born.

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Tooth grinding Palo Alto

Parents often ask what to do when children grind their teeth. Bruxism, is the term for grinding teeth or clenching of the jaw. Bruxism will often occur during sleep, under stress or with pain. Most children will grow out of bruxism.

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Why Straighten Teeth?

The way teeth bite together is known as occlusion. When teeth do not bite together correctly, it is known as a malocclusion. Malocclusions should be treated because it can cause a large number of problems such as:

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Mouth guards Palo Alto

Prevention is the best way to avoid dental injuries. The AAPD recommends children wear mouthguards for sports like soccer, football, lacrosse, hockey, baseball, basketball, wrestling and gymnastics. Additionally, parents and caregivers may want to consider mouthguards for leisure activities like biking, rollerblading and skateboarding.

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853 Middlefield Rd.
Suite 2 Palo Alto, CA 94301

Tel: (650) 322-9837
Fax: (650) 600-8019

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