Preparing Your Child for Their First Visit to the Dentist

Primary teeth, also known as baby teeth are just as prone to tooth decay as adult teeth are. If one of your child’s teeth suffers too much decay it might require extraction. This can lead to alignment issues later on when their permanent teeth emerge. The first teeth emerge from a child’s gum line around… Read more »

Reasons to Be Thankful for the ADA Seal of Acceptance

Did you know since 1859, the American Dental Association has paid avid and strict attention to dental and health education, so people have a better understanding and access to ensure proper dental health? That means for over 100 years, the ADA has always strived to keep up with the best information and treatments in regards… Read more »

5 Tricks that Will Prevent Halloween Treats from Harming Your Child’s Smile

Now that Halloween has come and gone, it’s important to care for your smile, especially because of the tempting Halloween candy that is lying all around the house! Instead of having your child destroy their smile by eating candy for every meal, it’s best to use one or more of the following candy plans: Divvy… Read more »

Types Of Dental Space Maintainers

Baby teeth are supposed to fall out. When the permanent teeth develop in the jaw bone, they will begin pushing the baby teeth out and take their place. However, if baby teeth are lost too early due to decay, disease, or injury, then the permanent teeth no longer have a guide and may erupt crookedly…. Read more »

Flossing is Important for Children Too

It is very important to teach your children good oral health habits. Developing good oral hygiene early can lead to a lifetime of good oral habits and it can dramatically decrease your child’s chances of developing periodontal disease as an adult. As soon as your child develops two teeth that emerge close together, flossing should… Read more »

All You Need to Know About Oral Care for Children

As your child grows into their smile, it is extremely important to help them care for their teeth, gums, and underlying bone. To help maintain or improve the health of your child’s oral cavity, we recommend doing the following: 1. Bring your child in for a checkup: It is strongly recommended that you bring your… Read more »