Category: Children’s Dentistry

Dental Sealants: When, Why, And For How Long?

When you’re caring for your own smile, you like to feel informed. When you’re caring for your child’s smile, you want to know every last detail to make sure you’re making the best choices possible. If you’ve been looking into dental sealants for your child’s smile, we are here to let you know that choosing… Read more »

Shape Up Young Smiles This Summer

Are you relieved that it’s summer because you can finally schedule all of that essential stuff for your children that becomes too difficult during the school year? If so, remember to make dental care a part of your little ones’ experience. Remember that even if you have been keeping up with six-month preventive care visits,… Read more »

Keep Your Kids’ Smiles Healthy with Simple Preventive Care

February may be known predominantly as the month when Cupid flies into town, but that is not the only cause for celebration. This month is also Children’s Dental Health Month, a special chance to be grateful for your kids’ great oral health, but also to teach them about how to keep their teeth and gums… Read more »

Are You Taking Great Care of Your Baby’s Teeth?

Even if your baby only has a tooth or two appearing in an otherwise adorably gummy smile, it doesn’t mean that dental hygiene is not yet important. In fact, from the time the first tooth appears, it is important that you properly care for your baby’s tooth. Great dental care from a very young age… Read more »

Your Dentist’s Suggestions of What To Offer Instead of Candy

Even if you want to give the neighborhood kids something healthier than candy this Halloween, it doesn’t have to mean you are the neglected house on the block trying to dole out toothbrushes. There are lots of fun alternatives to traditional Trick-or-Treat loot that can both create smiles on your young guests’ faces, but also… Read more »

3 Children’s Dentistry Tips

Taking care of your own smile requires daily responsibility and a dash of foresight. When it comes to taking care of your child’s smile, however, it can become something that causes you to feel quite overwhelmed. You want, of course, to assist your child in maintaining a healthy, beautiful smile, while establishing good hygiene habits that… Read more »

The Truth About Fluoride And Its Effect On Teeth

Are you confused about whether or not fluoride is safe for your teeth? Since the safety of fluoride has been questioned there are plenty of reasons to be confused. The truth is that excessive amounts of fluoride consumption by babies or young children during tooth development can cause fluorosis or the mottling of tooth enamel…. Read more »

How Familiar Are You With Dental Sealants?

Are you familiar with dental sealants? Although they have been around since the 1960s not many people are. This is a conundrum because sealants can save your family money, pain, inconvenience, and un-needed trips to the dentist. Why? Because sealants help protect teeth from tooth decay. Imagine being free from cavities. Cavities can cause havoc… Read more »

Never Heard Of Interceptive Orthodontics? Read All About It.

There is much more to children’s dentistry than teaching your child how to care for their teeth; working to develop a comfort level with dental treatments beginning with their first, or no later than their second, birthday; and prevention and early detection of cavities. Other treatments can include dental sealants, fluoride treatments, dental spacers, and/or… Read more »

Sign On for Dental Sealants: FAQs

Each one of your child’s teeth is precious, making up the complete adorable smile you are dedicated to doing whatever it takes to protect. But what can you do when your child is already brushing and flossing? Is there something else you may be able to accomplish to promote comfort and oral health, while helping your… Read more »