Make Oral Hygiene Spectacular for Your Child!

Dental hygiene habits that are instilled young can stay with your child for a lifetime. But how can you get your child excited about dental hygiene and dental care? Dr. and our team at are thrilled to suggest some tips for making dental hygiene fun for your child! To get your child excited about brushing… Read more »

Dental Anxiety and Your Child

Many kids, and for that matter, no small number of adults will experience anxiety, or even fear over a visit to the dentist’s office. While dental anxiety is not uncommon, there are steps that you can take to help your child feel more comfortable about their appointment. Your child’s first visit to the dentist should… Read more »

What Causes Dental Erosion?

The outer layer on your teeth is a slender but durable layer of protection called tooth enamel. As strong as your enamel is, it can be damaged. When it is slowly damaged over time, this is called dental erosion. The main cause of dental erosion is exposure to acid and plaque. Many foods with a… Read more »

Dental Sealants for Your Child’s Teeth

At , we are dedicated to making sure that your child has a healthy, bright smile that will last them for a lifetime. Of course, the best way you can help make sure that your child’s teeth will remain in great shape is to ensure that they brush at least twice a day with a… Read more »

My Baby Grinds Their Teeth. What Should I Do?

Teeth grinding habits in children is not uncommon. In fact, studies show that about 30 percent of children clench their jaw and grind their teeth. So, if your child grinds their teeth at night or during the day, you’re not alone. Dr. will be happy to ease your concerns by telling you a little more… Read more »

The Facts of Oral Hygiene: Teething

Teething is a natural a process as having teeth themselves is. Teeth tend to break the surface of the gums at a certain age, typically beginning around 6 months of age. However, the process can often be painful and cause discomfort in children, particularly infants. This process is known as teething. Some common techniques to… Read more »

The Fundamentals of Children’s Tooth Brushing

Brushing your child’s teeth daily is essential for a strong smile. For a list of guidelines concerning brushing for kids, consider the following: – Your child should eat healthy, balanced diet. – Don’t share toothbrushes . Doing so can pass bacteria from you to your child and put them at an increased risk for tooth… Read more »

Pediatric Health Care Focus: Thumb Sucking

Thumb-sucking in children is an entirely natural part of growing up, but it is bad for the alignment of their teeth. Extended exposure to thumb sucking causes a child’s teeth to grow in improperly and can even hinder the growth and positions of new teeth. To ensure their future smile will be great, focus your… Read more »

It Takes Several Years for Primary Teeth to Be Replaced

During the first two to three years of life, your child’s 20 primary teeth will emerge from the gums. This will provide them with the ability to bite, chew and grind most early foods. As they grow and their jaw structure expands, these primary teeth will gradually start to come loose and fall out. By… Read more »

Tips on How to Avoid Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

Have ever heard of baby bottle tooth decay? Although it is simply tooth decay in children, it is aptly named this because of the prevalence of baby bottles in the creation of oral health failure in children, which is so often linked to sugary products and drinks individuals use in their child’s baby bottles. To… Read more »