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10 Years for Us Means 10 Prizes for You! {Children’s Dentistry of Knoxville}

It definitely doesn’t seem like it has been a decade since we took this picture at the ribbon cutting to celebrate the grand opening of Children’s Dentistry of Knoxville. We are so excited that next month we celebrate 10 years of caring for lots of kiddos in the area. We are so grateful for the […]

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5 Ways to Protect Your Braces, Aligners During Halloween

For most children, October means one thing: Halloween candy.  However, we all know that Halloween treats tend to play tricks on teeth and orthodontic appliances! Following are five tips to protect braces, aligners and other orthodontic appliances while protecting teeth from decay. Avoid sticky situations with your braces and aligners. Stay away from hard, sticky, […]

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Relax & Renew

Relax & Renew :: Knoxville Moms Blog Health & Beauty Event Recap

Our most recent September KMB mom’s night out was an evening of relaxation and rejuvenation, hosted by the Children’s Dentistry of Knoxville. Pampering was the theme of the night with chair massages, beauty product samples, make-overs, and scrumptious food and decadent desserts. All moms had the opportunity to learn about health and beauty products and […]

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Childrens Dentistry Team

Meet the Staff of Children’s Dentistry of Knoxville

Hello from Children’s Dentistry of Knoxville! In our last post, we shared what a 1st appointment is like for our patients. Today’s post is all about our team. The people who work here are what really make a visit to our office special. This is a fun bunch that loves dentistry and loves kids! Put […]

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thumb sucking

Thumbs Down :: Why the Thumb Causes Problems for Your Little One’s Teeth

A sucking habit can be extremely comforting to a child yet can cause significant dental and skeletal changes if the habit persists past a certain age. The good news is, according to the American Dental Association, most children will break the habit on their own by the ages of 2-4. Children who stop thumb sucking […]

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Mary Ellen Dobbs

When Should Your Child See An Orthodontist?

As an orthodontist, I am often asked by other mothers questions like, “Does my son/daughter need braces?” and “When should my child see an orthodontist?” While the answers to these questions vary from child to child, here are some general guidelines when trying to decide when you should consult an orthodontist about straightening those pearly […]

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5 Tips on Keeping Your Children’s Teeth Healthy

Parents magazine noted that for the first time ever, cavities are on the rise among 2-5 year olds, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, even though the overall rate of tooth decay has gradually decreased over the last few decades. Few parents realize that dental decay is really a chronic disease – […]

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