The Habits to Avoid if You Want Your Child to Have a Healthy Smile

There are habits in the world today that can harm your child’s smile, unfortunately, and our pediatric dentist, Dr. , strongly encourages you to help your child avoid those at all costs. That way they can have strong and healthy teeth and gums as well as a top-notch oral health and smile. To help you… Read more »

Yearly Oral Health Reminders: Toothbrushing for Kids

At some time in a child’s life between 6 to 10 months of age, their first little pearly whites begin to pop up above the surface of their gums. When that day arrives, it is important from then on to clean their mouth every single day until there are old enough to do the job themselves…. Read more »

Maintain Optimum Oral Health with Thumb Sucking Avoidance

Despite numerous oral health care treatments that exist to improve a child’s smile, thumb sucking tends to be a major concern for parents. These issues typically arise because a child can often see thumb-sucking as a security blanket and a means of protection. Thus, it is important to help your child become empowered, so they… Read more »

Dental Health Care Can Be Exciting

Helping your children to form healthy dental habits can sometimes be difficult. Making dental hygiene and dental health practices fun can make things easier for both you and your child. Our dentist and team in , , are happy to give tips for making dental care fun for you and your child. Tracking Time As… Read more »

Important Information for Nursing Moms

Breastfeeding is meant to be a cherished and personal experience with an infant, where a mother and her baby can bond. This is a healthy start to life. Studies demonstrate that there are plenty of advantages linked with breastfeeding exclusively, for both baby and child. For you, there is a lower chance of breast and… Read more »

How Various Kinds of Halloween Candy Affect Teeth

Did you know that the bacteria in your children’s mouths may be more eager to eat Halloween candy than they are? It’s true. Bacteria feed on sugar and turn it into acid, which then erodes tooth enamel, contributing to cavities. Let’s talk about each candy’s bag of tricks: Chocolate: Chocolate may be your best bet… Read more »

You Can Reduce the Chances of Suffering a Cavity on a Back Tooth with Dental Sealants

The teeth in the back of your child’s mouth play an important role in grinding and breaking down the foods you eat. To aid in this endeavor, the biting surfaces of your child’s molars and premolars often come equipped with deep textures in the tooth enamel. These features on the occlusal surface are especially beneficial… Read more »

When Should Your Child First Go to the Dentist?

The first year of your child’s life is full of milestones. Make sure a dentist visit is one of them! The first visit is very important. The dentist can be a big help in making sure your child is developing properly. So why so early? As soon as your baby’s teeth are visible, your baby… Read more »

The Tooth Fairy: Earning Your Wings

Your child is nearing the age when he or she will begin losing teeth. This is such a fun stage in a child’s life because of the magic of the Tooth Fairy. But how do you create this magic for your young one? Our team at is excited to give you some ideas for your… Read more »

Tooth Growth in Childhood

Children are going to grow their primary teeth (also called baby teeth), lose them, and grow a new set of permanent teeth. Have you ever wondered about the specifics of this process, though? When do these changes happen? What is actually happening under the gums? How can you keep your child’s mouth healthy through all… Read more »