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Kids' Dentist in Morris County, NJ

Today, we at Roxbury Orthodontics & Pediatric Dentistry would like to discuss the importance of having a kids' dentist in Morris county, NJ
Dental care should start about six months after your child is born. Even though your baby's teeth might not visible it does not mean that they are not there. Usually, teeth start to form during the second trimester of the pregnancy. When your baby is born, as many as 20 primary teeth are hidden in their jaws.
Of course, maintaining good oral health necessitates selecting a dentist who can deal with your family's specific needs; there are dentists who specialize in a particular area of dentistry. A pediatric or kids' dentist examines infants and children up to 17 years of age. Kids’ dentists are also better known as pediatric dentists. 
Unlike general dentists, pediatric dentists are required to attend two to three years of additional training even after they've completed a four year dental school. This post graduate study p…

Braces for Kids in Morris County, NJ

There are many reasons why kids might need braces. In some cases it's to correct crooked or overlapping teeth. In others it's to help your jaws grow out smoothly into their teen years, preventing overbites or underbites. Regardless of why your kid might need braces, there are a number of important safety tips they need to keep in mind.
Once you've installed braces for kids in Morris County, NJ, your orthodontist will teach your kid a number of important steps for home care. This blog is to help you reinforce those steps at home. 
Home Care

While it's always important to brush and floss, braces add additional challenges. For one, the additional gear makes it easier for foods to get caught in their teeth. Foods like popcorn, hard candies, sticky candies and gum are especially prone to getting caught in your kid's braces. Your orthodontist can demonstrate how to use certain special tools for your kid to help them clean their braces and floss between their teeth.