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Alternative Text Posted March 27, 2021 / Blog, Dental Health
Drs. Jeff and Candy McComb

Why Haven’t My Child’s Permanent Teeth Come In?

If your child’s permanent adult teeth haven’t emerged in a timely manner, you may wonder if there is a reason to worry. Adventure Kids Dental would like to share a few possible reasons permanent adult teeth can be delayed.  Is There Enough Space for the New Teeth to Grow? The most common reason for permanent… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted March 13, 2021 / Blog, Dental Health
Drs. Jeff and Candy McComb

Why Are My Baby’s Teeth Stained?

As brand-new humans, it seems logical that babies and children would have gleaming white teeth to go along with their bright eyes and soft skin. Baby teeth—also called primary teeth—generally do appear whiter than adult permanent teeth because they are more calcified. However,  it is not uncommon for a child’s teeth to appear less than… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted February 27, 2021 / Blog, Dental Health
Drs. Jeff and Candy McComb

Late for an Important Date: When Baby Teeth Don’t Fall Out

Most kids lose their baby teeth—also called primary teeth—in a distinct sequence at set intervals.  Children’s baby teeth come out naturally starting around age six, becoming progressively looser as they fall out (sometimes with a little extra wiggling because the Tooth Fairy is expected to visit).  Sometimes baby tooth loss doesn’t happen in the usual… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted February 13, 2021 / Blog, Dental Technology
Drs. Jeff and Candy McComb

Zirconia Crowns for Kids

Zirconia has been used in major medical procedures like hip replacement for many years due to its strength and biocompatibility. It took the dental industry until the early 2000s to catch up, beginning with adult dental procedures such as dental implants, root canals and dental crowns. In 2010, zirconia became available for use in pediatric… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted January 27, 2021 / Blog, Dental Health
Drs. Jeff and Candy McComb

Help Your Little Superhero Fight Bad Breath Bugs

Bad breath stinks, doesn’t it? Pardon the silly pun, but we think some icebreakers (get it, like the mint?) can make it easier to jump into what might be less than comfortable subjects. How do we know it isn’t a comfortable subject? Well, the fear of bad breath is so common, there’s even a name… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted January 13, 2021 / Blog, Patient Care
Drs. Jeff and Candy McComb

Should I Let My Teen Whiten Their Teeth?

Do you remember feeling like standards of beauty were unattainable when you were a teenager? Heck, many of feel this way as adults! It makes sense that teenagers might be concerned with the appearance of their smile and pine for bright white smiles the same way adults do, because they’re often exposed to the same… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted December 27, 2020 / Blog, Patient Care
Drs. Jeff and Candy McComb

Take it Easy After Tooth Extraction

At Adventure Kids Dental, we’re here to help you as you teach your little ones how to care for their growing and changing smiles. Sometimes our combined efforts will prevent them from needing dental treatment beyond cleanings, fluoride treatments, and sealants, but other times we might recommend extraction to get them back on track for… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted December 13, 2020 / Blog, Dental Health, Patient Care
Drs. Jeff and Candy McComb

Do You Smooch Your Pooch?

We’ve all heard the expression that a dog is a (hu)man’s best friend, and dog lovers wouldn’t disagree. There’s also a common misconception that “a dog’s mouth is cleaner than a human’s mouth”. As it turns out, that’s not true at all, and there are many reasons you should never let your dog kiss you… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted November 27, 2020 / Blog, Patient Care
Drs. Jeff and Candy McComb

How to Choose the Right Pediatric Dentist for Your Child

Being the parent of a little one (or a couple or a few) means making a lot of decisions each day—what to dress them in, what to feed them, what books to read, toys to purchase, schools in your district. There are also a lot of questions you’ll ask, such as: “How do I care… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted November 13, 2020 / Blog, Patient Care
Drs. Jeff and Candy McComb

Xylitol: Is it Safe for Kids?

What is Xylitol? Xylitol is a naturally-occurring substance found in the birch tree and in many fruits and vegetables. Its chemical structure resembles a cross between sugar and alcohol—but it is neither. Xylitol is used as an FDA-approved artificial sweetener that can also assist in the prevention of tooth decay, so Drs. Jeff and Candy… (Read More)

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