Facts About Pediatric Dentistry

As a parent, you have quite a lot on your plate. One of those tasks is figuring out when to take your kids to the dentist for the first time. That raises the question of what age you should start teaching your kids about the importance of oral health. There are a lot of different… Read more »

When Might Your Teen Need a Root Canal?

A root canal isn’t something that’s done to create more space for floating boats in your child’s mouth. Not that that even makes sense, but you’d be surprised at how many people don’t know what’s really involved in the root canal process. Luckily, we do, and we can help educate you on what a root… Read more »

Your Child Will Benefit From Good Oral Hygiene Habits

Helping your child maintain a healthy mouth will play a major role in their overall quality of life. This includes monitoring their oral development as well as remembering to brush their teeth twice each day and floss once each evening. Encouraging them to participate in their daily routine starts with a positive attitude. Providing them… Read more »

Primary Tooth Decay Might Require a Dental Crown

Primary teeth are typically small. At the same time, many children struggle to maintain a consistent and effective daily oral hygiene regimen. This increases the presence of plaque acids in their mouth which could lead to problems with tooth decay. When a cavity develops on one of these small, yet important teeth it can spread… Read more »

Your Child’s Teeth Might Benefit from Fluoride Supplements

Many children are drawn to sweet foods. In a certain light, this is hard-wired into their mind as sugar translates into the easy calories our ancient ancestors craved. However, all this added sugar in the mouth can promote plaque development and the increased presence of plaque acids. Over time this could increase your child’s chances… Read more »

Pediatric Dentistry

What is it that makes someone a specialist in their job? One type of dentist that specializes in treating infants, children and young teens is a pediatric dentist. All dentists have completed dental school, and some choose to specialize in a particular field such as orthodontics or oral surgery. Pediatric dentistry is also a dental… Read more »

Super Smile Treatments: Thumb Sucking Prevention

At some point in your life, you probably suck your thumb. In fact, most people do. However, it is not something that should be encouraged. This is because it is a known risk factor for the alignment of your teeth. If a child continues to suck their thumb, it can inhibit the proper growth of… Read more »

Oral Hygiene: Going Above and Beyond for Your Smile

Do you brush twice a day and floss once a day? If so, you have a top-notch oral hygiene routine! For an even better routine, you can do things to go above and beyond for your smile. Our dentist, Dr. , is happy to tell you all about those things today! To go the extra… Read more »

Baby’s First Visit to the Dentist

Visits to our office can be a nice experience for everyone. We know that bringing very young children into the office can be a struggle for some families, but it’s very important because the oral health of children can get out of control hastily if it’s not monitored by a professional. Here are some suggestions… Read more »

Cultural Traditions About Baby Teeth

You most likely know that multiple cultures have differing versions of a Christmas figure like Santa Claus, but have you heard that most regions have their own traditions surrounding how to get rid of baby teeth? Here are a few of the ones we learned about and thought you may like. If you enjoy them,… Read more »