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Why can eating ice cream or hot soup hurt your teeth? Tooth sensitivity is a real issue for many people and can be inconvenient and frustrating. The good news is there are treatment options available if you experience sensitivity. To understand how to prevent and treat sensitivity we first need to understand why tooth sensitivity… (Read More)Continue Reading »
Having kids is an enormous (and enormously fulfilling) job. As the saying goes “kids don’t come with a manual.” While there isn’t a manual, there are dental experts! If you’re a parent and are wondering if your child’s oral habits are normal, or if it’s time to get help, read on for how to spot… (Read More)Continue Reading »
Have you ever been sitting in the dental chair only to hear your dentist or hygienist say a word you’ve never heard before? It’s common for any industry to have terminology specific to the field. But, as a patient, not knowing what your doctor is saying can be confusing. Explorer Kids Dental is here with… (Read More)Continue Reading »
In many fields of science there is folklore mixed with scientific facts. Stories and beliefs handed down from previous generations can permeate the way we still talk about and understand things. One of these myths is ‘having soft teeth’. Explorer Kids Dental hear it at least once a day: “I’m sorry doc, I just have… (Read More)Continue Reading »
Drs. Jeff and Candy McComb
Almost all of us have dealt with pain in or around our mouths because of a cold sore or canker sore in our lives. But do you really know the difference between these two ailments? Here Explorer Kids Dental will talk about both cold sores and canker sores, and we will discuss the differences between… (Read More)Continue Reading »
As parents, we all struggle with teaching our children daily routines that will benefit them as they grow into their teens and adulthood. Every child is different, and not every strategy will work the same way on each child. Rather than grasping at straws, here Explorer Kids Dental will talk about some solutions that can… (Read More)Continue Reading »
Are you considering teeth whitening before a big event? Do you want to have a smile that is the star of your wedding? Teeth whitening is a popular cosmetic procedure and can boost confidence, eliminate stubborn stains, and give you a look that really shines. However, like any dental procedure, it’s important to understand why… (Read More)Continue Reading »
About 30-40 million people a year avoid the dentist due to feelings of anxiety and fear. Fear of going to the dentist is common and thankfully being talked about more and more in the dental world. Many dentists go to great lengths to help patients feel comfortable. They will offer spa-like amenities like warm towels,… (Read More)Continue Reading »
Parenting is no joke. It is equal parts rewarding and exhausting. Moms and dads know how much effort it takes to keep kids healthy and happy. And, everyone from mommy-blogs to mothers in law have an opinion on where parents are falling short. Are they eating a balanced diet? Is their homework done? Do they… (Read More)Continue Reading »
Your child's smile brightens our day, too!
Contact your children’s dentists, Dr. Jeff McComb and Dr. Candy McComb at Explorer Kids Dental to schedule a visit and start sharing smiles today.