For more information on what to do in an emergency situation, see our Dental Emergency page

Are Teenagers Replacing Drugs With Smartphones?

In the last decade, researchers have noticed that the use of drugs among young teens (despite the raging opioid epidemic in certain areas of American society) has been declining,

“… researchers are starting to ponder an intriguing question: Are teenagers using drugs less in part because they are constantly stimulated and . . . → Read More: Are Teenagers Replacing Drugs With Smartphones?

Should Your Baby Really Sleep in the Same Room as You?

Recent guidelines by the American Academy of Pediatrics that babies sleep in the same room as their parents for the first six months of their lives had a lot of parents worried that sleep would be impossible to come by during that period.

“The academy said that sharing a room could cut babies’ chance of . . . → Read More: Should Your Baby Really Sleep in the Same Room as You?

Why Playing Team Sports Is Good for Kids With ADHD

New study finds that team sports like soccer with constant action and movement may be better for children with ADHD disorders than sports with more downtime such as baseball or softball.

“The results surprised researchers, who expected the athletes with ADHD – which is characterized by symptoms such as inattentiveness, hyperactivity or both – “to . . . → Read More: Why Playing Team Sports Is Good for Kids With ADHD

How To Teach Your Child To Cope With Anger

Every child gets angry, but teaching a child to channel anger into healthy behavior is an opportunity for parents to turn a negative emotion into a positive teaching moment that will benefit their child all their lives.

What should a parent do? Here’s a wonderful list of practical advice, from showing your child how to . . . → Read More: How To Teach Your Child To Cope With Anger

Ann Arbor Pediatric Dentistry Chelsea Office Now Open!

We are excited to announce that we have opened a second pediatric dental office in Chelsea, Michigan!

Our new office is located in the old Post Office at 200 S.Main Street in Chelsea.

We are now scheduling appointments for our Chelsea location.

Please call us at 734-663- 2490 to schedule your next visit!

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