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How Baby Bottles and Sippy Cups Affect Your Child’s Teeth

by Dr. Steve Whittemore, D.D.S. | Published June 19, 2023

A baby bottle or sippy cup can be a quick fix to your child’s tantrum, or perhaps an easy way to get them the nutrients they need to grow. These [ more ]

What Are the Benefits of Seeing a Pediatric Dentist Early?

by Dr. Steve Whittemore, D.D.S. | Published June 5, 2023

By your child’s first birthday, or when their first tooth comes in, you should take them for a visit to a pediatric dentist. Cavities can form as soon as their [ more ]

What Role Does Sugar Play In My Child’s Teeth and Cavities?

by Dr. Steve Whittemore, D.D.S. | Published March 7, 2023

We all like to indulge in a sweet treat every now and then, and kids are especially keen on sugary snacks. While the occasional indulgence is harmless, eating too much [ more ]

A Timeline for Your Child’s Dental Milestones

by Dr. Steve Whittemore, D.D.S. | Published November 14, 2022

During the first two years of your child’s life, their mouth will go through many changes and important milestones. As parents, you’re responsible for helping your child—and their teeth—through the [ more ]

How to Stop Thumb Sucking

by Dr. Steve Whittemore, D.D.S. | Published October 27, 2022

Thumb sucking may be simultaneously one of your child’s biggest habits and comforts. For babies, it’s a natural root reflex they developed in utero. For toddlers, thumb or digit sucking [ more ]

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