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Our new location is coming soon!

Our new West Michigan Pediatric Dentistry office on 16th Street in Holland is well-underway! We’re excited to provide our patients with a new, state-of-the-art facility. Look for more details on the move coming soon. Our new location is situated by Lighthouse Title, just down the road from Meijers. Come check it out.

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Pediatric Dentist versus General Dentist?

How is a Pediatric Dentist different from a general dentist? Pediatric dentists like other dental specialists (orthodontist, oral surgeons, endodontist, and other) complete dental school with their general dentist colleagues, but then continue on for additional training. Pediatric Dentists spend 2-3 years of focused training on the care of infants, children, and adolescents. This training […]

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Welcome Dr. Sayre!

We are excited that Dr. Joel Sayre joined our practice this summer. Joel started at WMPD in early June and has been a great addition to our team. Please welcome Joel if you see him at the office or around town. Here is Joel’s bio: Dr. Joel Sayre was born and raised in Montana, where […]

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What about thumb or pacifier sucking?

Sucking is a natural reflex and infants and young children may use thumbs, fingers, pacifiers and other objects on which to suck. It may make them feel secure and happy or provide a sense of security at difficult periods. Since thumb sucking is relaxing, it may induce sleep. How is thumb sucking and pacifiers harmful […]

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Why is important to fix baby teeth?

We’ve heard this question more than a few times. Why should we fix baby teeth? Aren’t they just going to fall out anyway? Baby teeth might not last as long as permanent teeth, but they are just as important. These teeth play an important role in the child’s development. Baby teeth help develop speech and […]

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