Tooth Brushing Tips for Little Ones

Are you a first-time parent? When it comes to your child’s oral health, there are some things you’ll want to know. As soon as the first tooth appears above the gum line, your child’s smile will need some tender loving care. Here are some tooth brushing tips for your little ones: – For optimum oral… Read more »

The Best Smiles are Possible with Teething Treatments

When your child’s teeth erupt above the gums, it results in a painful process known as teething. Always take the time to ensure your child’s well-being is well taken care of, including their smile. Be sure your child has access to teething treatments. Here are some tips to follow: – To help assuage pain and… Read more »

Breastfeeding and Your Child’s Oral Health Care

Did you know that breastfeeding plays a key role in the smile of your child? Breastfeeding and your child’s oral health care can in many ways complement each other. The benefits of breastfeeding for a child’s dental health include the following: – Studies have shown that babies who are breastfed are significantly less likely to… Read more »

Use Our Tips to Help Your Child Love the Dental Office

Dr. and our dental team understand that the dental office can be a nerve-wracking place, especially for children. However, there are ways you can change this. So if your child gets scared for their dental appointments, we encourage you to use our helpful tips. The first tip is to use positive words (like clean, healthy,… Read more »

Is Thumb Sucking a Serious Problem?

Although thumb sucking is generally seen as a common habit that children have, it can be a serious problem and lead to serious oral health defects, including misalignments and slow growth of the permanent teeth. Thumb sucking can cause malocclusions and other spacing issues that result from the constant stress placed on the teeth. Although… Read more »

Your Kids and Their Teeth: What You Should Know

If you’ve ever raised a child, you might know that children tend to copy you–whether you would like them to or not. This isn’t necessarily bad news. If you help your little ones learn how they should keep their teeth clean while they’re young, they’ll be more likely to clean their teeth more efficiently when… Read more »

Dental Sealants Can Be Applied After A Dental Exam

Your child’s routine dental exam at ’s , clinic is designed to clean his or her teeth while monitoring oral health. It starts with a thorough dental cleaning performed by one of our highly-skilled dental hygienists. This will remove all traces of plaque buildup and tartar from your child’s teeth. Your dentist will then perform… Read more »

The Hazards of Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

Are you aware of the hazards of baby bottle tooth decay? Although it is important to ensure that a child well fed, try to avoid using various sugary drinks for young children and infants, as they can easily lead to tooth decay and cavities. The reason is often due to the time that the substances… Read more »

Common Questions About Tooth Brushing for Infants and Young Children

From the moment the first tooth erupts above the gum line, a child’s caretaker should begin to care for their teeth. Everyday habits including brushing should be done to ensure their teeth can grow strong and healthy. Listed below are some common questions about tooth brushing for infants and young children: When should you begin… Read more »

When to Pull Your Child’s Tooth

You probably know that losing a tooth is something your children should eventually go through. In reality, children usually lose their first tooth when they’re about six years old. Still, do you ever wonder if you should pull your child’s tooth? We usually recommend letting the tooth fall out naturally whenever possible. Once their tooth… Read more »