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Every Day is Earth Day

April 22, 2020

During the early days of the environmental awareness movement, those who demonstrated against pollution, toxic chemicals, and the general public health were known as hippies. The early 1970s were a time of change, and assertions that we needed to pay more attention to the Earth’s atmosphere were generally dismissed. But within a couple decades, it…
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Considerations When Picking the Right Mouthwash

April 15, 2020

A solid oral health routine begins with daily brushing, flossing, and rinsing. Without a consistent oral health regimen, you may begin to experience tooth decay and bacterial infections. Few patients ask Dr. Maryam Azadpur about different mouthwash options, so we’ve put together a list of the conditions that mouthwashes can treat. This should help you…
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COVID-19 Office Updates

April 9, 2020

Hello from Simsbury Pediatric Dentistry. Our office is currently closed and we anticipate a reopening date in early May, pending information and updates from the federal and state authorities, as well as the CDC, CDSA, and ADA. If your loved one is experiencing a dental emergency, please call our main office number at 860-658-7548. Dr….
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Infant Teething Remedies: What Might Help—And What to Avoid

April 8, 2020

Some lucky babies wake one morning displaying a brand new tooth to the complete surprise of their unsuspecting parents! But your happy baby is irritable and drooling. Or your hearty eater doesn’t feel like finishing her food. Perhaps she finds it hard to go to sleep when she’s usually nodded off before you finish the…
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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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