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  • Choosing Between a General and Pediatric Dentist
    Feb. 15, 2019

    Choosing Between a General and Pediatric Dentist

    Children’s Oral Health

    When looking for a dentist for your children, it can be tough to know who to see. Should you search for a general family dentist or would your children benefit from pediatric care? You can’t go wrong either way, but it’s good to have all the facts before you make a decision. Similarities Both accredited general and pediatric dentists have the training necessary to offer a high level of care to children. If you have an existing relationship with a family dentist you trust to provide quality care,

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  • Autism and Oral Health
    Apr. 13, 2015

    Autism and Oral Health

    General oral health

    Because children love their sweets and tend to be accident-prone, it's always a good idea to be extra mindful of their oral health. This is especially true for parents of children with autism, who may be more susceptible to oral health issues.1 Problems such as bruxism (tooth grinding), enamel erosion, dry mouth and non-nutritive chewing... More »

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  • Ease Your Child's Dental Anxiety: Babies, Teens & Ages in Between
    Feb. 24, 2015

    Ease Your Child's Dental Anxiety: Babies, Teens & Ages in Between

    Children’s Oral Health

    Does your child get anxious or scared at the mere mention of a dentist appointment? As a parent, there are many ways to soothe the stress. Help your child move from screaming “AHHH!!!” to calmly opening wide and saying, “Ahh…”   INFANTS & TODDLERS Infants and toddlers experience “firsts” on a daily basis. Once your... More »

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  • Don't overlook important oral health habits for young children
    Feb. 10, 2015

    Don't overlook important oral health habits for young children

    Children’s Oral Health

    By Dr. Katina Spadoni Dental Director for Delta Dental of Illinois February is Children's Dental Health Month, a great time to remember that a child's oral health is set in motion from a very young age. Tooth decay can develop any time after the first tooth comes in, starting around 6 months old, and good... More »

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  • Event Recap: Wisdom Tooth Award Ceremony
    Oct. 14, 2014

    Event Recap: Wisdom Tooth Award Ceremony

    Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation

    The Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation, the 501(c)(3) charitable arm of Delta Dental of Illinois, awarded its second annual $100,000 Wisdom Tooth Award to the dental clinic at St. Bernard Hospital to help improve the oral health of underserved Illinois children, particularly those with special needs. Located in Englewood, the St. Bernard Hospital Dental Center... More »

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  • From Newborn to Baby: Oral Health Guidance
    Feb. 6, 2014

    From Newborn to Baby: Oral Health Guidance

    Children’s Oral Health

    To say new parents are busy is an understatement. Between diaper changings, frequent feedings and not-so-frequent naps, new parents often don't realize that it's never too early to help little ones get started down the path toward a lifetime of good oral health. NEWBORN Even though most babies are born without teeth, they still need... More »

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  • Event Recap – Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation
    Sep. 26, 2013

    Event Recap – Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation

    Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation

    The Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation, – in collaboration with Elgin Community College and Greater Elgin Family Care Center – generously sponsored by Henry Schein, held a free, hands-on, two-day education session and community service event on Thursday, August 8 and Friday, August 9. On August 8, Glen Ellyn pediatric dentist Dr. Lance Lambert guided... More »

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