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  • Summer Snacks for Your Child’s Smile

    From BBQs and ice cream trucks to movie theater popcorn and candy, there are so many sweet treats available during the summer. While these foods are alright as a special treat, the added sugar can make your child more vulnerable to cavities. Dr. Keta Heitzler has a few suggestions for tasty [...]

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    Why Does My Child Have Cavities?

    girl with apple isolated on white background Many types of beverages lead to cavities. Our Appleton, WI dentist most often sees cavities in children who drink milk, juices, sports drinks, energy drinks, and soda. While milk is healthy for us, so is brushing teeth. Remove the sugars of these [...]

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    Your Child’s First Visit to the Dentist

    Tips for the First Visit Your child’s first visit to the dentist is a wonderful way to introduce good oral hygiene and oral health habits to your young ones. At Little Critter Pediatric Dentistry, families trust us with their oral health and preventive dentistry needs, our goal is to [...]

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    Save your Smile; Skip the Soda

    Whether you refer to your favorite carbonated drink as a pop or soda, these drinks cause damage to your teeth.  Recently, studies have shown that one of the biggest causes of tooth decay is linked to soft drinks. In addition to tooth decay, soft drinks can lead to obesity and even type 2 [...]

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    Celebrate Children’s Oral Health!

    In honor of National Children’s Dental Health Month, Dr. Keta Heitzler and staff want to remind our patients that proper oral hygiene habits need to be used all year long, not just during the month of February.  Children’s Dental Health Month is a starting place, a time to have conversations [...]

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