17 Jul · Little Bytes Pediatric Dentistry · No Comments

Just Say “No” To Juice

Celebrate National Children’s Dental Health Month with a Sweet Smile! Just Say “No” To Juice Pediatric Oral Health Palo Alto Don’t let fruit juices over-sweeten your already sweet baby! While some parents may assume that fruit juices are a healthy alternative to sodas or other caffeinated drinks for little ones, the American Dental Association suggests ...

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31 Oct · Little Bytes Pediatric Dentistry · No Comments

MI Paste Palo Alto

What is MI Paste? MI paste is a tooth cream that can be applied to teeth daily to ensure your child’s teeth are receiving essential nutrients such as calcium and phosphate. MI paste is water based and sugar-free.   What are the Benefits? Pediatric dentist, Dr. Michelle Haghpanah in Palo Alto, recommends MI paste to ...

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Air Abrasion Palo Alto

What is Air Abrasion? Air abrasion is an alternative method of removing cavities or discoloration. Rather than “drilling” teeth, a stream of aluminum oxide, baking soda or silica is placed on the tooth with a “pen-like instrument”. The air abrasion acts like a mini-sandblaster.   Air abrasion is a great alternative to drilling for young ...

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3 Oct · Little Bytes Pediatric Dentistry · No Comments

Silver Diamine Fluoride Palo Alto

What is Silver Diamine Fluoride? Many parents have asked us about the use of Silver Diamine Fluoride after the New York Times article, “Cavity-Fighting Liquid Lets Kids Avoid Dentist’ Drills.” published on July 11, 2016.   What is this magic liquid that everyone is talking about? Silver Diamine Fluoride or SDF is a clear liquid ...

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31 May · Little Bytes Pediatric Dentistry · No Comments

Pulpotomies Palo Alto

Pulpotomies, or baby root canals, are performed if the cavity reaches the nerve of the tooth. In a pulpotomy, the portion of the nerve infected by the cavity is removed, the area is sterilized and sealed. The tooth is then covered by a dental crown to protect it from breaking…

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Crowns Palo Alto

Dental crowns helps to strengthen and protect teeth that cannot be restored by a filling or other dental restorations. Dental crowns cover the entire tooth, restoring the tooth to its original shape and size. The indications for dental crowns are:

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Fillings Palo Alto

A composite filling is a tooth colored, BPA­free plastic material, that is used to repair teeth. There are several reasons why composite fillings are needed:

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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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