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Halitosis or Bad Breath in Kids

Bad breath, or halitosis, in kids can be an embarrassing problem.  Bad breath in kids can be caused by many things including post nasal drip, dry mouth, dental problems, and inflamed sinuses.  Halitosis in children is most commonly due to the breakdown of the mucus... read more

Wisdom Teeth Removal-Why-When

  Wisdom Teeth Removal At Kona Kids Dentistry Dr. Brandon and Dr. Kat get a lot of questions from parents about their children’s wisdom teeth. Why do wisdom teeth need to be removed?  When do wisdom teeth need to be removed? What is the pain involved when the... read more

Why are Kid’s Teeth So Yellow?

My Child’s teeth are yellow no matter what I do– What is going on?   This is one of the most common questions we get about 2nd,  3rd and 4th grade children.    While plenty of kids who need more help brushing, the most common reason for yellow teeth... read more

How do Sealants Stop Decay?

  What exactly is tooth decay? Tooth decay, which is also called dental cavities or dental caries, is the destruction of the outer surface (enamel) of a tooth. Decay results from the action of bacteria that live in plaque, which is a sticky, whitish film formed... read more