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 »

Breastfeeding and Teething, Are they Compatible?

Nursing an infant has many benefits to their health, such as reducing their risk of infections including ear infections, and asthma, SIDS, and even childhood obesity. But that isn’t all. Benefits also extend to their oral health as well, as their developing smile can attest. Let’s take a look! Preventing Baby Bottle Tooth Decay Your… Read more »

Crown Your Child’s Oral Health with Dental Crowns

Did you know that dental crowns can be used on children’s teeth? There are numerous situations where an oral crown could be the best option for a child. We’ve amassed this data on when that could be the case; please tell us as soon as possible if you feel that your child could be helped… Read more »

How to Prevent Baby Bottle Tooth Decay in Your Child

Did you know that tooth decay can afflict your infant? Baby bottle tooth decay has been growing in pre-school age children, and the culprit is prolonged exposure to the harmful effects of sugar. How does this happen? When baby bottles are filled with sugar and given to your child for long periods, the sugar will… Read more »

A Chipped Tooth Needs Professional Treatment from a Dentist

There are several bad habits that can increase your child’s chances of suffering a chipped or fractured tooth. This could involve nervously nibbling on utensils, using their teeth to open packaging, or failing to wear a mouth guard during rigorous athletics. If the chipped tooth doesn’t cause pain or sensitivity, you should still have it… Read more »