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Happy Holidays from Jacaranda Smiles

Happy Holidays from Jacaranda Smiles! We hope that you have a holiday season filled with smiles and shared with loved ones. We love our Jacaranda Smiles family and wish you all the best in the New Year!

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

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The Importance of Oral Health in Kids

How important is oral health in children and what is our role as parents?   The foundation for healthy permanent teeth throughout our life is laid during the first years of life. Poor diet and inadequate toothbrushing habits during the first 2 … Continue reading

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How Do You Brush a Baby’s Teeth?

Baby teeth may be small, but they’re important. They act as placeholders for adult teeth, provide what we need to adequately chew our food, and aid in pronunciation. Without a healthy set of baby teeth, your child will have trouble … Continue reading