Fun Trip to Roos-N-More in Moapa Valley

Roos-N-More is a small zoo located in Moapa Valley (one hour Northeast of Las Vegas) which I had first heard about from reading the Review Journal. We finally made a trip out there a couple of weekends ago and I want to share with everyone what great fun we had there! A little background first: […]

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First Dental Visit for Your Lil’ One…What to Expect?

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends all children to be seen by a dentist no later than 12 months of age.  Because baby teeth are vital for proper nutrition intake for the many years to come, it is important to have them evaluated periodically starting from a young age. The first dental visit for […]

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Family Photoshoot with Meghan Poort – Round 2

Meghan did a series of beautiful photos for us when Bianca was a baby. Two year later with the new addition to our household we are happy and lucky to have Meghan work her magic one more time! Bianca is actually quite skinny and twiggy despite having a good appetite. I was ecstatic that Meghan […]

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my daughter Bianca with freshly whipped cream

Sugar and Cavities – How Does A lead to B

Most of us rush our little ones to brush their teeth after eating candy as we all know that excess sugar consumption can lead to cavities. Although we may attempt to control the frequency and the amount of sugar our children eat on a daily basis; it’s very natural, unfortunately, for kids to have a […]

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Stainless Steel Crowns for Baby Teeth

When a baby molar (back tooth) has a large cavity or fracture, the standard of treatment, as recommended by the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, is restoring it with a stainless steel crown. Parents often ask me, “Why do we have to do a crown if it’s a baby tooth?  Why can’t we just do […]

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Save an Animal Sanctuary in Las Vegas

Pandora was adopted from Adopt a Rescue Pet about a year ago.  She was found wandering in the streets of Bakersfield.  Aside from being young and pregnant, she also had multiple wounds on her legs and face from human/canine attacks.  The volunteers at the adoption agency not only nurtured her back to health, they also […]

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Teeth Whitening/Bleaching

Teeth whitening has become more and more popular in the past two decades.  These days, there are so many different types of dental bleaching available on the market that it can be confusing to decide which one is right for you. Here are the four basic types: Whitening toothpaste — These use special abrasives or […]

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Six Months Anniversary…

Our Las Vegas pediatric dental office has officially been open for six months now.  I’ve met so many nice families in the community since I have started my business and it gives me great pleasure to see all the happy smiles on my patients’ faces as they leave the office.  Most children that come surprise […]

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Infant Toothpaste vs. Fluoride Toothpaste

In 2009, the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry changed their guidelines on infant oral care.  Instead of using training toothpaste on infants and young children under 2 years of age, they now recommend using a  regular toothpaste with fluoride.  This amendment also emphasized that only a smear-size amount of toothpaste should be used in children […]

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Growth Chart…Is it really that Important???

I went to visit Dr. Duddy, our new pediatrician last week.  After plotting the Bianca’s height and weight the doctor is a little concerned.  For a 4 months old, her height is in the 40th percentile but her weight only 10th percentile.  We have been feeding her 4oz per serving 6 times a day and she usually loses interest […]

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