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  • Thanksgiving
    At Young Smiles Dentistry for Kids, we love to celebrate the holidays with vigor! the doctor would love to share some unique ways of celebrating Thanksgiving from beyond the Powder Read more
  • Dental Fear in Children: Brought on by parents?
    Two studies – one conducted in Washington State, and whose findings were published in the Journal of Pediatric Dentistry in 2004, and another conducted in Madrid, Spain, and whose findings Read more
  • Halitosis in Children: Causes and treatment
    Halitosis is the scientific name for bad breath. It is one of the most common oral concerns, and it affects a large percentage of the population, including children. Having bad Read more
  • Using Sippy Cups Successfully
    Congratulations! Your child is beginning to leave her bottle behind and has started to use her first sippy cup. And the best training cup is one that makes the transition Read more
  • Halloween: Sweet candy and scary costumes!
    Halloween is an annual event celebrated by both children and adults every October 31. Some scholars claim that it originates from the celebration of Celtic festivals that honored the dead Read more
  • How can parents help prevent tooth decay?
    Children are born with a set of primary teeth – 20 to be exact – that help them learn to chew and speak, and develop enough space in the jaw Read more
  • Tooth Worms? The History of Cavities and Tooth Fillings
    Scientists have discovered tooth decay in specimens that are more than 15,000 years old. The ancients once thought that cavities were caused by something called “tooth worms” … Eew! They Read more
  • Year-End Insurance Reminder
    the doctor, as well as our team at Young Smiles Dentistry for Kids, would like to give those patients with flex spend, health savings, or insurance benefits a friendly end Read more
  • Baby Teeth and Cavities
    We know how frustrating it can be to discover your child has one or more cavities when you come to visit Young Smiles Dentistry for Kids. There are several ways Read more
  • Top Five Things to Keep Your Dentist Smiling
    Come say hello twice a year. The American Dental Association says two times is the charm. Multiple visits a year lets us keep an eye out for any developing issues. Read more
  • What are dental sealants and how do they work?
    A dental sealant is a liquid that is applied to the teeth. The sealant hardens and provides a protective coating that is designed to reduce cavities and create a smoother Read more
  • Back to School? Remember Your Dental Homework!
    It’s a busy time of year. Book lists! Supplies! New clothes! (How did they outgrow those shoes already?) And while you’re preparing your family’s list of back-to-school necessities, here are Read more
  • Labor Day: Our favorite holiday to rest!
    Labor Day, celebrated on the first Monday each September here in the United States, is a holiday devoted to the American working community. The purpose of the holiday is honoring Read more
  • Non-Nutritive Sucking Behavior
    “Non-nutritive sucking behavior”? That’s a mouthful—literally! This term describes behaviors such as thumb sucking and pacifier use, which are generally healthy, self-soothing activities for infants and toddlers. But, if followed Read more
  • What Are Chalky Teeth?
    You’ve always taken care of your child’s smile. You make sure thorough brushing and flossing take place twice a day. You serve foods high in vitamins and minerals and low Read more
  • Let’s Talk About Fluoride
    So much of parenting is a balancing act. Making sure your child has enough play time and enough nap time. Crafting meals that are both healthy and appealing. Making sure Read more

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 4150 Macland Road Ste. 205
Powder Springs, GA 30127
(770) 222-1344


 10365 Tara Boulevard
Jonesboro, GA 30236
(770) 626-9002