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Oral Hygiene: It's Not Child's Play We recommend patients visit Medplex Pediatric Dentistry every six months for a cleaning. Some patients may require a different schedule depending on their dental health needs. Various types of plaque are very difficult to reach and eliminate without professional tools, so it’s important to stick to the cleaning schedule Dr. Chambliss and his staff provide. However, dental health begins at home. While the dental cleanings and procedures we perform at the office are vital for dental health, what our patients do to keep their teeth clean at home is just as important. That's why for this

Fluoride has long been a dependable source for helping prevent tooth decay and cavities in adults and children. Per the American Dental Association, fluoride is nature’s cavity fighter because it helps rebuild weakened tooth enamel and reverses early signs of tooth decay. While you can get fluoride from things you swallow, such as foods, beverages, and dietary supplements, it also can be applied topically for additional benefits. There is a lot of misinformation about fluoride, so, below, please find our recommended tips for fluoride use. Tips for Fluoride Use: The American Dental Association recommends fluoride toothpaste be used in different amounts depending on

At Medplex Pediatric Dentistry, our main priority is the dental health of our patients. This is why we are happy to join the American Dental Association in recognizing February as National Children’s Dental Health Month. Each year the ADA works to promote the importance or oral hygiene with a new campaign. For more information on the February 2017 campaign we encourage you to visit the ADA’s website. National Children’s Dental Health Month For the whole month of February the ADA works together with thousands of dental health providers, healthcare providers and educators to promote the benefits of good oral health. This years slogan

Holiday Teeth Friendly Recipes It may be the most wonderful time of the year, but for teeth, all those holiday jingles sing a different tune! Unfortunately, the foods and sweets we love to enjoy during this time of year can pose a major threat to teeth, making the holidays a dangerous time for your smile. Thankfully, though, your teeth don't have to suffer during the holidays – and neither do you. Here are some delicious holiday recipes that won't do too much damage to teeth! Bag-Baked Apples Everyone loves apple pie, but unfortunately, all the sugar and butter can do a number on

Creative Ways to Get Your Child to Brush & Floss At Medplex Pediatric Dentistry, we provide children in Birmingham, Hoover, Alabaster and Helena with comprehensive dental care to keep their teeth and gums healthy. We put a focus on educating our young patients on the importance of good dental health. Most parents know that it can be difficult to teach children good habits and especially when it comes to personal hygiene. It can be especially challenging to get your kids to brush and floss their teeth well each day. Therefore, we'd like to share a few creative ways to get your kids

At Medplex Pediatric Dentistry there is nothing more important to us then creating and maintaining beautiful and healthy smiles for our patients. We proudly practice at our Birmingham office but also serve the communities of Hoover, Alabaster and Pelham. Dr. Chambliss and his team strive to teach our patients the importance of protecting the smile we work so hard to maintain. It is important to protect your smile through a great oral hygiene regiment as well as protecting it through everyday activities. What Is National Facial Protection Month? National Facial Protection Month is held during the month of April where dental and orthodontic professionals