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Baby Tooth Problems Most New Parents Don't Know About

It’s exciting when your baby gets their first teeth. However, those new baby teeth are prone to several problems that could negatively affect their long-term health. We discuss some of those issues here.
May 4th, 2023

Oral Health Concerns in Children With Special Needs

Oral care management for children with special needs can be difficult, especially since these kids may be more susceptible to many oral diseases. Here’s what you need to know about your child’s dental health needs.
Apr 2nd, 2023

Helping Your Child Avoid a Cavity

Ready to take your child to the dentist for checkups? Here’s what you need to consider when choosing a pediatric dentist to ensure your child maintains a healthy smile for life.
Mar 1st, 2023

Tips for Choosing a Pediatric Dentist

Ready to bring your child to the dentist for checkups? Here’s what you need to consider when choosing a pediatric dentist to ensure your child maintains a healthy smile for life.
Feb 3rd, 2023

How a Mouthguard Can Prevent Dental Emergencies

Using a custom-fitted mouthguard can mean the difference between keeping your child’s teeth safe and well or dealing with a dental emergency after a hit to the mouth. Keep reading to learn more about these beneficial mouth appliances.
Dec 1st, 2022

Why Does My Small Child Need a Dental Crown?

Maybe you think putting dental crowns on baby teeth is a waste of time and money since the teeth will be replaced with permanent teeth. Here’s why dental crowns on baby teeth later affect your child’s adult teeth.
Nov 1st, 2022

How to Avoid Bottle Decay

Even though baby teeth are temporary, keeping them clean and healthy is still essential, which is why you should know how to avoid bottle decay. We explore what bottle decay means for your child and what you can do about it.
Sep 7th, 2022

At-Home Tips to Help Your Child With Tooth Pain

Every parent feels the pain of a child with a toothache. Although you can’t prevent every toothache, knowing what you can do for immediate relief will help you until you make it into our office.
Aug 1st, 2022

How Sugar Affects Your Child's Oral Health

Many people consider desserts to be an essential pleasure, but your child’s developing teeth feel differently about sugar than you or your child. Sugar can be tasty, but it comes with less-delicious consequences.
Jul 5th, 2022

What You Should Know About Baby Teeth

All of us are born with teeth that start off tucked away in our gums, and they push their way through when they’re ready to go. Taking care of and understanding new little teeth can give your baby a great start. Read on to learn more.
Jun 1st, 2022

My Child Is Nervous About Having a Root Canal

Root canals are no fun, but they can be especially tough for children who may already be apprehensive about visiting the dentist. Fortunately, our experts have some tips and information that can help you calm your child’s nerves.
May 1st, 2022

When Should I Start Taking My Baby to the Dentist?

How soon should you start bringing your little one in for dental appointments? That’s a great question. Tiny teeth need special care, but putting your baby on the path to optimal oral health is as easy as coming into our office.
Apr 1st, 2022

Thumb Sucking: 3 Oral Health Problems

It’s completely normal for a young child to suck their thumb, but it’s also important to wean them off of this habit, else there could be consequences for their developing teeth. Read on to learn more.
Jan 5th, 2022

All About Cavities: Signs, Treatment, and Prevention

Cavities sound scary, but are common in children, and treatable. Watching out for your child also means watching out for their oral health, and our friendly professionals are here to guide you along the way.
Dec 6th, 2021

How to Make Oral Hygiene Fun for Your Kids

Getting your child to brush their teeth and get into bed is the struggle of most parents of young people across the nation. Here are some tips that can take the edge off of the first important step to your child’s overall health and well-being.
Nov 7th, 2021

3 Benefits of a Mouthguard

Mouthguards are an easy way to protect your teeth, and have a number of uses. Read on to learn more about how you can benefit from using a mouthguards, and find out what your options are.
Oct 7th, 2021

What's the Best Age to Start Orthodontic Treatment?

It might be hard to believe when you have to think about braces for your little tyke, but keeping their smile healthy is one of the best things you can do to ensure their longevity. If your child needs braces, the time to start could be soon.
Sep 12th, 2021

Flouride and Your Child

Fluoride is one of the important building blocks and protectors of teeth, but using it with young children can get tricky. While fluoride is certainly important, there is a big difference between what a baby needs and what an adult needs.
Aug 24th, 2021

Is Sedation Dentistry Safe for Kids?

Unfamiliar places and people, strange noises and sensations — it’s understandable that your child may be less than enthusiastic about dental work. Explore how sedation dentistry can put everyone safely at ease.
Jun 4th, 2021