How Often Should Kids Go To The Dentist?

As parents, we all want the best for our children's health, especially when it comes to their oral hygiene.

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The Best and Worst Halloween Candy for Your Kids' Teeth 

Learn more about the best candies for you kids to eat this holiday season in our newest blog post!

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What is a Pediatric Dental Emergency?

In this blog post, we will discuss common types of pediatric dental emergencies and what steps to take if your child experiences one.

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When Do Baby Teeth Come In? Answering Your Top Teething FAQs

Proper dental care is important at all ages, starting from when your child gets their very first baby tooth.

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Pulpotomy For Kids Explained – Everything You Should Know About The Procedure

What is a pulpotomy and why might your kid need one? Learn more here!

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Is Sedation Dentistry Safe For Kids?

If your little one is nervous about seeing the dentist, sedation dentistry from Dr. Shwetha Raia and the team at Shirlington Pediatric Dentistry may be the best way to help them feel more calm and comfortable. But is sedation dentistry safe for kids? 

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Why Does My Child Keep Getting Cavities? 5 Common Contributing Factors

If your child seems especially cavity-prone, you may be wondering why. Do some kids just get more cavities than others? What can you do about it?

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When To Take Your Child to a Pediatric Dentist

Did you know that your child can get a cavity as soon as their first tooth comes out? It may seem very early and highly unlikely, but that doesn't mean it cannot happen. In fact, one report found that about 28% of American children aged between 2 and 5 have cavities. 

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Welcome to Shirlington Pediatric Dentistry

Dr. Rai is a passionate pediatric dentist who couldn’t be happier to provide the most compassionate, comfortable dental experience for Arlington kids.

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