Category Archives: family dentist

Questions to ask your dentist

Questions to ask your dentist at your next checkup Why do kids get more cavities today vs. decades ago? They're consuming sugary drinks. This is one time when your parents (grandparents) can complain legitimately: "We didn't have juice or soda. We drank water." So yes, water is beautiful, sugary juice and even worse soda is…
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What to Expect at Your Child’s 1st Dental Appointment

When to take your baby to her/his first Dental Checkup: The American Dental Association and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry suggest your child's first dental visit occur within six months after the baby's first tooth appears, and no later than their first birthday.  Your first visit to Piper Dental will be informative and help…
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Dr. Jean Piper’s Low-Sugar Dessert Recipe

We all love recipes. We all love dessert. But no one loves a trip to the dentist because of tooth decay.  Especially children who are far more vulnerable to cavities now more than ever with so much more sugar in their diets than generations past. So, let’s talk sweet without the sugar. Below is one…
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Dental Inspired Gifts for the Whole Family

We know you're tired of the same-old, same old. Mix things up this gift-giving season. Our top 5 choices for Dental Inspired Gifts: [caption id="attachment_2868" align="alignleft" width="300"] Play-Doh Doctor Drill 'N Fill[/caption] Play-Doh Doctor Drill 'N Fill Let your child play dentist with the dental tools, play head and Play-Doh modeling compound. Use the electric drill…
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