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Coastal Pediatric Dentistry uses BEAM to make their waiting room fun!

Tuesday, July 05, 2016

BEAM  Interactive GamesEyeClick is a world leader in interactive technology for over a decade and the creator of Beam: An award winning gaming solution that turns any physical space to an immersive, active and highly addictive gaming experience for kids. BEAM is helping businesses worldwide to stand out and offer a unique entertainment experience for their young audience. Dr. Terri Hubbard DMD was recently interviewed by Robert Phelan, Territory Sales Manager at BEAM, about how she uses BEAM in her clinic’s operations.  ... Read More

Summer Healthy Smiles

Thursday, June 02, 2016

Summer DentalSummer vacation is the most fun time of year for most kids. Maybe it’s all about playing video games, staying up late, and snacking on junk food—things most kids love to do. Enjoying camping trips and toasting marshmallows with friends is what summer vacation is all about. But crawling into a sleeping bag without the usual teeth brushing and flossing can take its toll on your children’s teeth over time. Whatever the case, your teeth may need a little summer tune-up after a long after the sun-soaked days of summer are over. ... Read More

Are Sports and Energy Drinks Damaging Your Teeth?

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

DRINKING ENERGY AND SPORTS DRINKS on a regular basis is becoming increasingly popular, especially among young people. But did you know that these drinks can be extremely damaging to your teeth? Sports and Energy Drinks Are Highly Acidic so it’s important to remember the purposes of each of these drinks so as not to consume them more often than you should. Energy drinks may provide a pick-me-up during a long day at work, but strong drinking one or more energy drinks everyday can damage your teeth in the long run. ... Read More

​Something Interesting to Chew On: Gum Is Good for You

Friday, January 29, 2016

It may come as a surprise to you, but chewing gum actually has health benefits! That’s right! The team at Coastal Pediatric Dentistry is happy to let you know that chewing gum after eating a meal can actually help prevent tooth decay! How is this possible you might ask? It’s because gum chewing promotes saliva production, which dilutes mouth acids and washes away food debris.  ... Read More

Fun Apps that Will Get Your Kids Brushing

Sunday, January 17, 2016

As parents, we all know how difficult it can be to convince our kids to brush properly! We’ve all been there, and it’s not an easy task. The team at Coastal Pediatric Dentistry knows how important it is to train your kids to have good brushing habits, so we thought these fun apps just may help do the trick. We all know that kids love apps, so maybe this will help get them on the road to good oral hygiene, too:  ... Read More

​New Year Dental “Firsts” For Your Child

Tuesday, January 05, 2016

Parents get the privilege and joy of watching their children experience many “firsts” in their life. Believe it or not, some of those things (fun and not so fun) happen with their teeth! It’s true! The team at Coastal Pediatric Dentistry knows that if you have young children, chances are they will encounter one or more of the following firsts in 2016!  ... Read More

Tips to Get Your Kids to Floss in 2016

Monday, December 28, 2015

We all know that it is not an easy task to get young kids to floss their teeth. Just like being taught to brush their teeth, it can be hard to motivate kids to take that extra step to floss. Preparing your child early is key for complete dental hygiene success. The best way to get and keep kids motivated is to make flossing a positive and fun experience. Kids respond quickly to encouragement and rewards. Once they are finished brushing, take the time to emphasize the importance of flossing their teeth and make the experience a positive and rewarding one.  ... Read More

Come See Coastal Pediatric Dentistry in the Bluffton Christmas Parade This Weekend

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas in the South Carolina Lowcountry and the team at Coastal Pediatric Dentistry definitely has the holiday spirit! We love our community and enjoy taking part in the many events we have going on in the Bluffton, Beaufort, and Hilton Head Island communities. Be sure to make plans to come out and see us this weekend, when we will be taking part in the annual Town of Bluffton Christmas Parade.  ... Read More

Coastal Pediatric Dentistry is Excited to be Part of Beaufort's Annual Festival of Trees

Monday, November 23, 2015

Make plans to come join in on the festivities of the Festival of Trees in Beaufort, SC this holiday season. This much anticipated annual event is scheduled for December 3rd through the December 9 th at its new location in downtown Beaufort at the new Tabby Place on Port Republic Street.  ... Read More

What to Expect at the Dentist for Your Child’s First Visit

Saturday, November 14, 2015

Did you know that the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends that a child's first visit to the dentist occur around their 1st birthday? A lot of parents are surprised to hear this but starting your child out on the road to proper dental care at this young age is crucial to their dental health. Our NEW Beaufort, SC location is accepting new patients and would love to be the “dental home” to your child. We are conveniently located off of Lady's Island Drive near BB& T Bank. (See Map)  ... Read More

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