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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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National Children’s Dental Health Month

February 5, 2020

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, and a perfect time for Dr. Maryam Azadpur to review some of the important steps in keeping your child’s smile healthy! Your Baby Early care is best! Even before teeth appear, the American Dental Association recommends gently wiping your baby’s gums with a clean, moist gauze pad or…
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Preventing Toddler Tooth Decay

January 29, 2020

You do everything you can to protect your toddler with safeguards large and small. Installing that complicated car seat. Figuring out which sunscreen is best for delicate skin. Spending weeks childproofing your home. But all the work protecting your child is more than worth it because the rewards are so great. And one more everyday…
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Using Sippy Cups Successfully

January 22, 2020

Congratulations! Your child is beginning to leave her bottle behind and has started to use her first sippy cup. And the best training cup is one that makes the transition from bottle to cup an efficient, timely, and healthy one. The Right Training Cup While a “no spill” cup seems like the perfect choice for…
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Treatment and Diagnosis for Your Child’s Teeth Grinding

January 22, 2020

The habit of grinding teeth can be both painful and harmful for your children. If you discover that they are frequently grinding their teeth—a condition called bruxism—here is some helpful information on the problem, and how you can find help to put a halt to it. How to Know if Your Child is Grinding Sometimes,…
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Common Emergency Care Visits: Toothaches or abscesses

January 15, 2020

Dental problems do not always wait for normal office hours. Broken fillings or damaged teeth are common reasons for emergency treatment. Toothaches and abscesses can also require prompt attention. Dr. Maryam Azadpur can provide you with the information and treatment you need to prevent the problem from becoming worse. Emergency dental care is only a…
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How to Care for a Teething Baby

November 19, 2019

Every moment of your baby’s first year of life is precious, since every day your child grows a little, develops new skills, and discovers new things. Most of it is wonderful, but parents don’t like to see their babies in pain. That’s why teething can be such a hard experience. However, you can take steps…
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