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April is National Facial Protection Month

April 1, 2020

The Importance of Facial Protection Americans from all walks of life should mark April as National Facial Protection Month on their calendars. The American Association of Pediatric Dentistry, Academy for Sports Dentistry, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, and American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons have combined forces to sponsor this annual campaign, which aims…
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Spring has Arrived

March 30, 2020

Warmer days are just around the corner for Simsbury Pediatric & Adolescent Dentistry! We are excited for some springtime freshness but we “spring clean” year round to stay organized.  Here in the office, we go through files regularly, maintain our stockrooms, store previous years’ paperwork, recycle old magazines, replace worn out toys and books, and…
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My child has canker sores! How can I help?

March 25, 2020

According to the American Association of Pediatric Density, roughly one in five children suffers from canker sores. Canker sores are small sores that appear inside the cheeks, on the lips, on the surface of the gums, and under the tongue. Even though, canker sores are not contagious, they do tend to run in families. There…
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Dental Emergencies in Children

March 18, 2020

Dental emergencies are bound to come up when you have young children. Dr. Maryam Azadpur and our team want to you to be prepared in case you run into a difficult situation. Problems can vary, from minor gum irritation to knocked-out teeth. Take a look at the different possibilities and how you can handle them….
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Go Green for St. Patrick’s Day

March 11, 2020

Millions of people, around Simsbury, CT and beyond, wear green on St. Patrick’s Day so they can show their spirit for the holiday and avoid getting pinched. While it may be easy for you to throw on a green shirt, sport a St. Patrick’s Day button, or wear a pair of emerald-hued shoes, if you’re…
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Good Nutrition Leads to Healthy Mouths

March 4, 2020

At Simsbury Pediatric & Adolescent Dentistry, we know the most common oral health diseases are tooth decay and periodontal disease (or gum disease), and both are among the easiest to prevent. One of the most common ways we recommend to boost your oral health is by improving your diet, because you (and your mouth) truly…
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What should I use to clean my baby’s teeth?

February 26, 2020

You might think babies don’t need to brush their teeth, especially when they don’t have any. But by starting good habits like brushing when your child is young, you can lay the foundation for them to continue those good habits into adulthood. When do I start? The best time to start brushing your baby’s teeth…
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Simsbury Pediatric & Adolescent Dentistry’s Green Initiative

February 21, 2020

Simsbury Pediatric & Adolescent Dentistry is pleased to announce the launch of a green initiative this month concerning plastic waste. Connecticut has eliminated single-use bags in stores last August and we wanted to do our part to help reduce plastic waste. We stopped handing out plastic bags at the end of visits and in their…
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Dental Sealants for Baby Teeth?

February 19, 2020

Perhaps you’ve heard your friends talking about dental sealants, and how well they prevent cavities. And as soon as your child’s permanent molars come in, you absolutely plan to make an appointment at our Simsbury, CT office for this treatment. But should you also be concerned with your child’s baby teeth? Could they benefit from…
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Valentine’s Day History

February 12, 2020

Valentine’s Day is best known as a celebration of love in all its forms. Pink hearts, red roses, and cute greeting cards adorn every surface you see. What many people don’t realize is that the modern Valentine’s Day celebration arose from a religious holiday. St. Valentine’s Day was originally celebrated as a religious feast day…
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