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added on: January 7, 2019
child's hand holding vitamins

Making sure your child gets enough of the right vitamins and minerals is an important part of helping them grow up big and strong. Their oral health is no different. Kids need to get the recommended amount of a variety of vitamins (and minerals!) in order to develop strong teeth… Read More…


added on: December 17, 2018
young girl brushing teeth

Cavities are one of the most common dental concerns we hear about at our children’s dental office in Erdenheim. While worries about cavities are valid, since they can lead to pain, sensitivity, and more serious oral health conditions, there are many beliefs about cavities that just aren’t true. Join us… Read More…


added on: December 6, 2018
toddler brushing teeth

There are an estimated 3 million canker sore cases a year. But knowing that these annoying and painful sores affect nearly everyone doesn’t necessarily make them easy to tolerate when they happen to your child. At our dental office in Erdenheim, we understand that canker sores are uncomfortable and can… Read More…


added on: November 5, 2018
smiling teen girl with braces

Gastroesophageal reflux disease, also known as its more common and easier to pronounce acronym GERD, is an uncomfortable problem associated with digestion. But while the issue originates in the gut it can have a negative on oral health, especially in kids. If your child suffers from GERD, our Erdenheim dental… Read More…


added on: October 8, 2018
candy apples

Another candy-packed holiday is right around the corner, and our children’s dental office in Erdenheim is busy getting into the spirit of Halloween. From pumpkins and fall colors, to costumes and hayrides, there’s a lot to be excited about this time of year. But as we all know, candy is… Read More…


added on: September 10, 2018
bowl of whole grain rice

September is recognized as Whole Grains Month and is a 30-day celebration for all things grainy. These whole grains are beneficial for heart health, overall health, and may even boost oral health too. At our Erdenheim children’s dental office, we know that eating a well-balanced diet, including a good amount… Read More…


added on: August 13, 2018
family with baby

August is National Breastfeeding Month and serves to raise awareness about the benefits of breastfeeding. Breastfeeding is good for both mom and baby, produces milk that can be easier for your child to digest, and will save money. But breastfeeding is a personal choice made between moms and dads, and… Read More…


added on: June 6, 2018
young boy in dental chair

At our dental office in Erdenheim we take our patients’ comfort very seriously and are dedicated to keeping them calm and relaxed at every appointment. However, there are times when the noise of the drill is scary (we get it!), treatment is too long for little ones to sit so… Read More…


added on: May 10, 2018
girl in field with allergies

If your child gets a stuffy nose when the pollen count is high, every time he’s around a cat, or has an even worse reaction to certain foods, it’s likely he’s suffering from an allergic reaction. The typical symptoms of allergies include itchy eyes, a stuffed up nose, or difficulty… Read More…


added on: April 6, 2018
teen girls playing field hockey

As the weather gets warmer and kids are spending more time outside, perhaps participating in some fun spring sports, we’re happy to see them out of the house doing something active. But it’s not all fun and games when their little smiles and angelic faces are at risk for injuries…. Read More…


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