Include the Tooth Fairy as One of Santa’s Helpers

Santa and his elves aren’t the only ones giving gifts to children to reward good behavior throughout the year. The Tooth Fairy is another children’s favorite as she bestows gifts in exchange for their lost teeth year-round. Considering they can lose up to 20 baby teeth, children can get to... Read more »

Everything You Want to Know About Your Child’s Primary Teeth

Do you have questions about your child’s developing smile? If so, today we’re going to talk about their teeth. Your infant’s primary teeth can appear as early as five months, and by the time they are one year old, they usually have sprouted six baby teeth (typically the top four... Read more »

Monsters Need Dental Care, Too!

Are you having a hard time getting your child to take care of their smile? With the holidays fast approaching, you want them to take even better care of their pearly whites with so many sweets and treats coming at them. We want your children to have great dental care,... Read more »

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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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.... 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... Read more »