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Oct 02

Every parent knows that they have to bring their child to the dentist at some point, but many are uncertain about when that first visit should be scheduled. It is recommended that children visit the dentist for the first time as soon as their first baby tooth erupts or prior to their first birthday. It […]

Oct 02

Pain in the mouth can be a scary experience for young children. Because of their age, they may not be able to identify where the pain is coming from, leaving you feeling helpless. Toothaches are often worse in the evening, causing both you and your child to be exhausted after a restless night of sleep. […]

Oct 02

When your child’s first teeth break through the gum line, it’s not only cute but it’s the first step in achieving a beautiful smile. If you are a parent in the Greensboro area and have an infant or toddler who is teething, it is important for you to schedule your child’s first dental visit with […]

Oct 02

As your child grows older, they are set to have a beautiful smile, as long as their parents have encouraged positive oral health habits along the way. Infant oral health is a common question from parents in the Greensboro area who speak with board certified pediatric dentist, Dr. Sona J. Isharani. During the first dental […]

Oct 02

When it comes to visiting the dentist, many children (and adults!) do not have a positive experience with other dental practices. This is why it is so important for parents to find a Greensboro dentist who makes the practice a fun place for kids. This can improve their first and subsequent visits and ensure children […]

Oct 02

Patients in and around the Greensboro area may ask their dentist, what is the best time for orthodontic treatment? There is no one right answer for this, as everyone has a different dental situation. However, the American Association of Orthodontists suggests that parents bring their children in for an orthodontic examination by the age of […]

Oct 02

Bruxism, also known as teeth grinding, is a condition that can affect patients in NC and have a dramatic negative impact on their natural teeth, as well as result in many other side effects of the body. This condition causes patients to tighten and grind their teeth—typically overnight—which can cause unwanted wear and tear on […]

Oct 02

Typically, we think of pediatric dentistry as the area in which children are taught how to – and why to – care for their teeth with daily brushing and flossing and healthy food choices. There is more on your dentist’s mind than this. One of the aspects of dental care that begins when a child […]

Oct 02

There is a specific time in life when kids tend to experience a major growth spurt. For some, more than one phase of accelerated growth will occur. Often, we see braces on the kids’ faces around the time growth spurts commonly occur. The two seem completely unrelated, but could they actually be linked? Misaligned teeth […]

Oct 02

Many parents are well aware of the increasing concerns of the obesity epidemic. Therefore, Dr. Sona J. Isharani, board certified Pediatric Dentist in the Greensboro area, has become a continued advocate for fighting childhood obesity. Pediatric dental clinics serve as an important source of disease prevention, health promotion, and screening for many medical issues linked […]