Pediatric Dentistry by our Dr. Jim Bowden, DDS at El Paso Tx

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Our Dr. Jim Bowden, DDS is providing Pediatric Dentistry, Orthodontics, Dental Braces and much more at our dental office located in El Paso TX. For more information Call us at 915-585-6373 and visit: www.drjimbowden.net

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W elcome T o Pediatric Dentistry Orthodontics Jim Bowden D.D.S. Creating Beautiful Smiles www.drjimbowden.net

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About Jim Bowden D.D.S. Jim Bowden D.D.S. was born and raised in El Paso California. He has been in practice since 1986 and tries to provide all his patients with the most advanced and comprehensive oral care available. He is the board suitable in both specialties and the only dual-trained specialist in both pediatric dentistry and orthodontics in El Paso.

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What is Pediatric dentistry Pediatric dentistry is a specialty which change techniques and procedures from general dentistry and specialties to provide primary and comprehensive preventive oral health care for children. Pediatric dentists treat a broad range of diseases in infants children young including those with special health care needs and are experts in providing care to make their patients feel comfortable. www.drjimbowden.net

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What Types of T reatments Do Pediatric Dentists Provide Preventive dental care including cleaning and fluoride treatments as well as nutrition and diet recommendations Habit counseling like pacifier use and thumb sucking Repair of tooth cavities or defects www.drjimbowden.net

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Management of gum diseases and conditions including ulcers and pediatric periodontal disease Care for dental injuries such as fractured displaced or knocked-out teeth Early assessment and treatment for straightening teeth and correcting an improper bite www.drjimbowden.net

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Benefits of Pediatric Dentistry Pediatric dentists deal with children all day every day. It means that they know how to make sure your children are comfortable and are treated effectively. Pediatric treatments include infant oral health preventative dental care cavity and tooth defect repair management of gum diseases and other oral conditions. Pediatric dentists gain specific training to be able to work with children’s teeth gums and mouths. Pediatric Dentists provide a kid-friendly environment. Pediatric Dentists are the dental equivalent to your children’s pediatrician. www.drjimbowden.net

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What is Orthodontic Orthodontic treatment is a proper way of straightening or moving the teeth to improve the appearance of the teeth. It can also help to look after the long-term health of the teeth gums and jaw joints by spreading the biting pressure over all your teeth. www.drjimbowden.net

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Why do people need orthodontics Where the upper front teeth lie too far forward over the lower teeth. When the upper teeth do not come down slightly in front of the lower teeth when biting together normally. Overbite Crossbite Misplaced midline When the center of the upper front teeth does not line up with the center of your lower front teeth. www.drjimbowden.net

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Spaces Between T eeth Gaps or spaces between the teeth as a result of missing teeth or teeth. Crowded T eeth When there are too many teeth for the dental ridge to fit. Open bite Space between the biting surfaces of the front or side teeth when the back teeth bite together. Underbite Where the lower teeth are too far forward or the upper teeth too far back.

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Benefits of Orthodontic Orthodontics corrected the teeth are less prone to chipping and wear Well aligned teeth are easier to clean and less possibility of decaying A good bite results in less strain on jaw muscles and joints Better chewing and easy food digestion Ability to close spaces and avoid the need for bridges or implants Well-positioned teeth lessen the chance of gingivitis recession and gum disease. www.drjimbowden.net

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Contact Us Jim Bowden D.D.S. 7185 Westwind Drive El Paso T exas 79912 915-585-6373 www.drjimbowden.net Office Hours Monday 7:30 AM 5:30 PM Tuesday 7:30 AM 5:30 PM Wednesday 7:30 AM 5:30 PM Thursday 7:30 AM 5:30 PM Friday 8:00 AM 12:00 PM

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