What Are Common Pediatric Dental Procedures?

There are lots of dental procedures your little one could need to ensure their smiles grow happy and healthy. Here are five of the most common ones:

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Is a Broken Bracket an Emergency?

In this blog post, we will explore the topic of broken brackets and provide you with the information you need to make an informed decision. 

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What Are the Benefits of Getting Orthodontic Treatment As an Adult?

Here are 5 amazing benefits of getting braces or other types of orthodontic treatments as an adult that will convince you to schedule an appointment ASAP.

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What Age Is Best for Braces?

Age isn't a huge determinant of when your child should get braces; the extent of the malocclusion is. However, most dentists recommend braces for kids between 9 and 14.

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Our New Sensory Room – Comfortable Care For Kids With Anxiety & Special Needs

At Harmony Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics, Dr. Maddy Goodman and Dr. Heather Sholander provide expert dental care for children of all ages, and from all walks of life. Our team is particularly dedicated to providing a comforting, safe, and even fun environment for kids who may have dental anxiety, or who have special needs including sensory difficulties, autism, and more.

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What Is Myofunctional Therapy?

Myofunctional therapy is a program designed to train the muscles around the face, mouth, and tongue. Through the program, children can reduce certain issues with breathing, eating, or speaking.

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Why Is My Child Grinding Their Teeth?

If you suspect that your child is grinding their teeth, then you should talk to a pediatric dentist about it. Harmony Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics specializes in providing gentle pediatric dentistry and orthodontic treatment for all ages.

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Why Are My Toddler's Gum Swollen ‍

It's normal to feel concerned when there's an issue related to your child's health and you may have a million questions racing through your mind. So, here's why your toddler's gums may be swollen and what you need to do about it. 

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Do Wisdom Teeth Affect Orthodontic Treatment

Your kid might need braces for various reasons. Maybe their teeth are crowded or overlapping or maybe their bite is not aligning properly. If your child's dentist recommended orthodontic treatment to correct their smile, you may be wondering now: But how about their wisdom teeth? Will wisdom teeth affect orthodontic treatment if they are not extracted? Well, it depends. 

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Pediatric Dentists vs General Dentists

Your child's first teeth have emerged and you are now looking for a dentist to help them get a great start. But, what should you choose: a pediatric dentist or a general dentist? 

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What Are Shark Teeth In Children?

Shark teeth is a term usually used to describe the case where permanent adult teeth start growing behind the baby teeth of a child before they fall out. This leads to the creation of a double row of teeth, usually in the lower incisors, but there are cases where shark teeth can occur in the upper teeth as well.

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Why Are My Child's Teeth Not Coming In?

In this blog from Harmony Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics, we’re going over the most common causes of delayed permanent tooth eruption in children. Oftentimes permanent teeth may be unable to break through the gums because there isn’t enough space, it’s growing in at the wrong angle, it’s become impacted, or your child has extra teeth. Various available treatments can create more space for permanent teeth to erupt, such as orthodontic treatment or extraction.

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Why Is My Child's Tooth Turning Brown?

A tooth that turns brown can be caused by many things, but it is commonly caused by an injury. This discoloration usually takes place a few weeks after bumping or injuring the tooth.

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Everything You Need To Know About Invisalign

At the most basic level, clear aligners work similarly to standard braces, since both treatments are designed to move your teeth into a healthier position. However, instead of using metal components to shift your teeth, they use clear plastic trays. Each tray is designed to fit into your mouth perfectly, and apply pressure to your teeth to encourage them to move to the proper position.

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Is It Safe To Bring My Child To The Pediatric Dentist During COVID-19?

COVID-19 is affecting every part of our day-to-day lives, and dentistry is no exception. And you may be wondering if it’s really safe to bring your child to a pediatric dentist in Bethesda during the pandemic.

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Welcome To Harmony

Dr. Maddy Goodman and Dr. Heather Sholander had worked together for years before deciding to open up Harmony Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry.

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