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Pediatric Dentist in Pembroke Pines | What Does Soda Do to Teeth?

Did you know that soda is the largest dietary source of sugar among children and adolescents? However, although sugary drinks can coat teeth and contribute to plaque build-up, sugar is not the worst part of soda for your teeth. In … Continue reading

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Kids Dental Care in Plantation | A Guide to Baby Dental Health

When you have a baby, there can be a lot to keep up with in terms of their health and well-being. However, if you have a newborn or young child, it is important to not let their dental health fall … Continue reading

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Silver Diamine Fluoride in Pembroke Pines

The FDA recently approved SDF (Silver diamine fluoride) for use as a tooth desensitizer. Studies have shown it also has the ability to slow or to stop tooth decay from spreading. This product has great potential for our pediatric patients … Continue reading

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How Do I Know If I Am a Candidate for Invisalign?

Invisalign is an alternative to braces for orthodontic movement of the teeth. Hence, the best person to check if you are a candidate for invisalign is Dr. Khakhria or your neighborhood orthodontist. An orthodontist will have spent an additional 2 … Continue reading

What is the Best Kind of Mouth Guard with Braces?

What is the Best Kind of Mouth Guard with Braces?

A customized mouth-guard cannot work so well with braces as the teeth are constantly moving. Unless you can customize it each time you wear it. The other issue is the mouth-guard getting stuck in the braces. Be careful. There are … Continue reading

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Can Children Get Braces If They Still Have Baby Teeth?

  Yes. Baby teeth can be used strategically depending on the specific situation. All Phase I patients usually still have baby teeth.  Dr. Khakhria likes to use all the resources he can to get the best possible results.

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Mother’s Day Giveaway

The Jacaranda Smiles team is offering a special for mothers in honor of Mother’s Day coming up! We want to give all moms a chance to win a prize just for them so that they have a day of relaxation. … Continue reading

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Dentist vs. Pediatric Dentist?

What is the difference between a dentist and pediatric dentist? Overall, a pediatric dentist is a dentist that specializes in treating children’s teeth and oral care. A dentist can treat all ages and has patients of all ages, but does not … Continue reading

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Jacaranda Smiles Patient Reviews

“Dr. Rene has a great team of professional and super-nice office assistants and dental hygienists!” ~Alex M. Our pediatric dentist, Dr. Rene, is very proud of his hard working team! We love what we do and enjoy seeing our patients … Continue reading