How Children of All Ages Benefit From Pediatric Dentistry

If you have young children, you might be wondering when the best time is to take them into the dentist. Many parents underestimate the importance of pediatric dentistry, waiting until children are older to begin regular visits. However, by the time children enter kindergarten, nearly 40% have already developed dental cavities. This statistic helps illustrate … Continued

3 Dental Problems To Be on the Look-Out for in Your Child

  As a parent, you are charged with looking after your kid’s health. Unfortunately, unlike adults’ teeth, kids’ teeth are more prone to dental problems. Dental cavities, one of the most prevalent dental issues, affect over 40% of children before they get to kindergarten. Common Dental Problems Among Kids and How To Prevent Them Although … Continued

Is Your Child Drinking Too Much Juice?

Parents are often surprised when I tell them that fruit juice isn’t always the healthiest option for their kids. The truth of the matter is, most store-bought juices and fruit drinks are loaded with added sugar and preservatives, leading to tooth decay at early ages. In general, fruit juice offers really no added nutritional benefit … Continued

The Importance of Pediatric Dentistry

Dental health is important no matter what age you are; however, pediatric dentistry can play a profound roll in helping your child maintain a lifelong healthy mouth. While everyone should have a check-up with their dentist every six months, the age in which children should begin this routine is age one! That may sound too … Continued

How Your Pediatric Dentist can Keep You and Your Child At Ease During the Visit

Taking your preschooler to a child dentist is important as it helps secure their future dental health. During the visit, developing issues such as cavities can be identified before they become problematic. The parent also learns about oral hygiene and problems to watch out for as the baby grows. The American Dental Association recommends going … Continued

What New Parents Should Know About Taking Their Kid to the Dentist

Becoming a parent is one of the most rewarding things that can happen to you, but it also requires you to learn a plethora of new information. Bandaging up scraped knees, reading bedtime stories, and learning how to balance life as a parent is all standard protocol. There is, however another aspect of parenting that … Continued

What Are Dental Emergencies and How Can Parents Prevent Them?

When we think of the word medical emergency, our minds automatically imagine a painful physical injury — a broken leg or twisted ankle, perhaps. But most parents know what to do in case of an emergency. Your first reaction will likely be to drive over to the nearest emergency room to have a licensed doctor … Continued

Start Life With Strong Teeth

The foundation for a healthy lifelong smile begins in childhood, even in infancy. Some people think that children’s dental health doesn’t matter all that much. Baby teeth are going to fall out anyway, so it doesn’t matter if kids have cavities, right? Wrong. First, a healthy mouth allows children to speak well and eat their … Continued

The First Doctor to Preach Dental Hygiene

The First Doctor to Preach Dental Hygiene   Everyone today cleans their teeth (or at least knows that they should). We do it at home with a daily regimen of brushing, flossing and rinsing, and then we supplement home care with periodic professional dental cleanings. But the idea that it’s important to clean your teeth … Continued

3 Ways to Teach Children Good Oral Hygiene at Home

No one wants to look in the mirror and see food caught in their teeth- it can be embarrassing. But keeping food from getting stuck in your teeth isn’t just about maintaining appearances. A clean mouth means a healthy mouth. With proper oral hygiene, you’ll avoid the build up of plaque, discoloration, gingivitis and other … Continued

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