What Should and Shouldn’t Go in Your Teen’s Smile

With so many concerns surrounding your teen’s healthy development, one important factor to manage is their oral health. During this time in their life, they are exposed to new situations and fads with their peers. You can help them navigate this stage to build healthy habits for a lifetime of healthy smiles. So, let’s take... Read more »

Caring for Your Child’s Smile

As their primary caregiver, one of the most important aspects of bringing your child in for their first dental visit is learning how best to care for their teeth. We are happy to show you how to clean their mouth daily and answer any questions or concerns you may have about their oral hygiene. We... Read more »

Helping Your Child Feel at Ease at the Dentist Office

Bringing your child in for their first dental visit early in their life is so they get used to being in a dental office and won’t get nervous. Once your child is older than two, depending on their temperament and personality, they might experience anxiety at the different sights and sounds. At this age, the... Read more »

The Tooth Fairy Can Help Make Losing Baby Teeth Fun

If your child is nervous or anxious when it comes to losing their baby teeth, then our pediatric dentists, Dr. Jessie Hunter and Dr. Karen Coe, encourage you to introduce them to the Tooth Fairy. The Tooth Fairy is a mythical creature that can make losing little baby teeth more fun! She visits children all… Read more »

Teething Rings: Are They Safe?

Do you have a teething young infant? In trying to find ways to help soothe your child’s discomfort have you landed on teething rings? While some of them have been used for years, and can be great at soothing an uncomfortable child, teething rings may not be safe if they are not used in a… Read more »

How to Keep Your Child’s Smile Free From Enamel Erosion

Your child deserves a strong and healthy smile. Unfortunately, there are many things in the world today that can threaten your child’s teeth and gums and cause damage. It’s best to help your child avoid those dental issues as much as possible. Today, our dentists, Dr. Jessie Hunter and Dr. Karen Coe, are happy to… Read more »

Sealants Can Help Prevent Cavities

Teaching our children to brush and floss is always important for good oral health. Did you know that having sealants applied to your child’s molars can protect teeth from decay by smoothing out natural pits and fissures in teeth? They help protect teeth from plaque and acids that can cause dental problems down the road…. Read more »

Increased Fluoride Can Help Strengthen Tooth Enamel

The hard outer tooth enamel layer on each of your child’s teeth provides them with the ability to bite off and chew food. It also serves to protect the sensitive dentin, pulp and other core structures of the tooth. Having a pediatric dentist like Dr. Jessie Hunter and Dr. Karen Coe perform a dental checkup… Read more »

Reverse Poor Oral Hygiene with Teething Treatments

One of the most common issues that arise with the pediatric care of a child is through a condition known as teething. Teasing is common for every single child as it is the process in which teeth erupt above the gum line in their mouth. However, this process can often be painful or uncomfortable with… Read more »

The Beneficial Characteristics to Keep an Eye Out for When Buying a Child’s Electric Toothbrush

Are you in search for the perfect electric toothbrush for your child? If so, our dentists, Dr. Jessie Hunter and Dr. Karen Coe, are happy to help you. It’s important to select a brush that is safe and effective as well as a brush that helps make oral hygiene a top priority for your child…. Read more »