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Welcome Dr. Jim!

Dr. James Adjan (Dr. Jim) is a family man who loves to spend time with family & friends. He likes exploring new ideas through reading, listening to stimulating podcasts, learning about body-mind-spirit wellness, practicing meditation, and being outdoors -...

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COVID-19 Policy

I hope everyone is staying healthy, calm, and spending quality family time together during these unprecedented times due to the Coronavirus pandemic. We are following strict protocols mandated by the State to help to reduce the spread of the coronavirus when helping...

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What are Dental X-Rays (Radiographs)?

What are Dental X-Rays (Radiographs)?

A common question that patients ask the dentist during their child's preventative visit is “why do I need x-rays?”  Some patients are concerned with the radiation associated with dental x-rays or may think that too many need to be taken. The risks of not taking x-rays...

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Why We Choose to Be Fluoride-Free

Why We Choose to Be Fluoride-Free

As an Austin pediatric dental practice, we put a lot of emphasis on prevention, especially through nutrition, good home hygiene, and investigating the factors contributing to poor tooth formation and decay. Although there are studies that discuss the benefits of...

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My Child Has Two Rows Of Teeth – Is This A Problem?

Probably not, but it can be a sign of teeth crowding. When this happens, it usually occurs on the lower front teeth. It is usually due to a narrow mandible that lacks enough space to allow all teeth to erupt into proper position. If the baby teeth have no mobility and your child is not able to wiggle them on his/her own, we may have to assist your child in sending them to tooth fairy land to allow the permanent teeth to erupt into better position. It is especially important, when the permanent teeth have fully erupted to remove such retained baby teeth.

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But Aren’t They Just Baby Teeth?

A question we can expect to be asked everyday at Green Apple Pediatric Dentistry. I have continuously been asked this questions since I first treated a child, my junior year of dental school. Everyday we see children that present with decay on their primary (baby)...

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