It is natural and developmentally appropriate for babies and infants to want to suck on a pacifier or on their thumb. Some kiddos can even be seen sucking on their thumb in the ultrasound images before they are born! Even Dr. A. used to be a thumb sucker. So, at what point does sucking on […]

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What is Fluoride?

Did you know?…that fluoride is a mineral that has been shown to help fight tooth decay? Fluoride helps strengthen enamel in order to help teeth resist acid attacks by cavity-causing bacteria – or “sugar bugs” as we call them at ABC. When your child brushes twice a day with fluoride toothpaste, it helps to prevent […]

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MN Mission of Mercy

What a blessing my first day at the MN Mission of Mercy was! And a reminder of just why I feel God called me to be a pediatric dentist back when I was just 12 years old. I walked up to one of the makeshift dental treatment chairs and saw the cutest little boy having […]

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Seal Away Decay

The best way to handle cavities is to try to prevent them! That’s why we’re so excited about SEALANTS here at ABC Pediatric Dentistry. Sealants are a preventative measure we can use to try to help protect the back teeth (molars) from getting cavities in the deep grooves these teeth have…you know, the place where […]

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Going to the OR

It’s never easy for a parent to have their child need to go under general anesthesia for surgery, but it’s such a huge relief when the surgery is over and the care your child needed in the OR is complete, making your child healthier and happier in the long run. Last week Dr. A.’s son […]

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TOP 13 THINGS I’M THANKFUL FOR FROM 2013… 13) that back when I was a 12-year-old, God place it in my heart that His plan was for me to be a dentist someday 12) that God has led me through this year of opening ABC Pediatric Dentistry and blessed me with all the other things (and […]

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What makes going to a pediatric dentist different than going to a general family dentist? A few things… A pediatric dentist has two full additional years of training following dental school specifically focused on taking care of kids:  training both in the actual appropriate care of children’s teeth (which can be different to care for than adult teeth) as well […]

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Fun First Time

One of our passions here at ABC is educating patients and parents! We want to help our kids learn how to take care of their teeth between appointments and how to practice healthy snacking habits so they can hopefully avoid getting cavities. What better way to make coming to the dentist fun and easy than […]

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5 Toothbrushing Tips for Your Child with Autism or Special Needs Getting your child to brush their teeth can sometimes be a challenge. That challenge can be complicated even further if your child has special needs, such as autism or sensory issues. Here are a few tips for helping your child’s teeth stay clean and […]

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We are very excited to announce the Official Opening of ABC Pediatric Dentistry tomorrow, January 28, 2013.  We are exciting to see our very first patients here at 6908 S. Lyncrest Ave.  Even though the building is new, Dr. Aeschlimann has been treating children for over ten years. Our Patient Care Manager Shannen has been […]

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