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Can Diabetes Affect My Child’s Teeth?

March 23, 2020

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a medical professional taking a child’s blood sugar levels by pricking their finger

On March 26, 2020, the team at Happy Chompers Pediatric Dentistry will celebrate American Diabetes Alert Day. Created to serve as a “wake-up call” and bring attention to the effects diabetes can have on a person’s wellbeing, this day will help you and your family better understand how this common disease can negatively impact your child’s teeth. Don’t understand the connection between the two? Not to worry. Your child’s pediatric dentist in Katy can offer insight that will help you become more aware of what you can do to ensure your little one’s smile remains healthy and strong for years to come.

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Oral Health and Your Kids: Best Practices for Brushing and Flossing

February 3, 2020

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a young girl brushing her teeth

If you’re one of the fortunate parents who has a child that gets excited about oral hygiene, consider yourself lucky. For most, the process can be difficult to say the least; however, there are ways to encourage your little one to take pride in their smile. But what if they aren’t brushing and flossing correctly? This is where your pediatric dentist in Katy comes in. During regular appointments, they will be happy to provide useful tips to help you and your child improve their techniques, resulting in a happier, healthier smile. Since it is National Children’s Dental Health Month, why not spend some time reading up on the best practices for brushing and flossing to help your child achieve optimal oral health?

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Cleft Lip and Palate: What You Should Know About These Birth Defects

January 5, 2020

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a young child with a cleft lip

It may be a bit surprising, but according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), an estimated 4,440 babies in the United States are born with a cleft lip and a little more than 2,600 are born with a cleft palate. Considered to be two of the most common birth defects, they can pose serious problems for infants and children if left untreated. As we observe Birth Defects Awareness Month, a pediatric dentist in Katy provides a more in-depth look at each of these abnormalities and how they occur.

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5 Holiday Tips for Avoiding Dental Emergencies for Kids

December 6, 2019

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girl Santa hat teeth

You and your family are going to host your extended family for the holidays, and you’re all so excited! You’ll spend lots of quality time together doing fun activities, taking photos and selfies, and making memories that will last for years to come. The last thing you want to have to deal with is a dental emergency for your child, which can interrupt and put a damper on the festivities, not to mention the pictures! In this post, you’ll learn four things you can do this holiday season to avoid dental emergencies for kids in Katy.

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Welcome to Happy Chompers Pediatric Dentistry!

November 6, 2019

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a young boy smiling in the dentist’s chair

As your child grows and develops, don’t you want a pediatric dentist in Katy who can care for all their dental needs, ensuring their teeth and gums are healthy and in optimal condition as they make their way toward adulthood? Fortunately, Dr. A and his team at Happy Chompers Pediatric Dentistry are well-equipped and ready to meet you and your child. We know finding the right dentist isn’t always easy, but by coming in for a visit and meeting the team, you can familiarize yourself with our approach to high-quality dental care, and your child can become acquainted with the sights, sounds, and faces in our office. With an anticipated opening date of December 2019, we look forward to meeting you and your family!

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