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So what exactly is a pediatric dentist?

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A pediatric dentist is a dentist who has went on to achieve additional ‘specialized’  training after completing a dental degree.  Pediatric dentistry is one of 9 dental specialties recognized by the American Dental association. Pediatric dentists are the pediatricians of dentistry. They provide both primary  and specialized oral health care for infants and children through adolescence, […]

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Can assisting your kids with tooth brushing help with academic achievement?

In BlogpostTooth University

And the answer is:  Absolutely! According to the US Department of Health and Human Services, caries — the process which causes dental cavities — is the most common chronic disease of childhood in the US.  By the time they enter kindergarten, 40% of children have had at least one cavity.  Not only is it crucial […]

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Welcome to npdBlog

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Welcome to our practice.  Newton Pediatric Dentistry would like to use this space to share exciting news about the office, oral health related content, or simply something funny that made  us smile.  Dr. Van Orenstein and the staff appreciate their patients and hope that you all share their passion for healthy smiles!



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