Picking a Toothbrush for Your Child: The Facts

Do you know what you would do while you’re standing in the store choosing a toothbrush for your child? Did you know that your little one’s toothbrush can actually have a major impact on their oral health? How do you choose the right brush for your child? The first thing you should consider is the… Read more »

Alleviating Discomfort from Teething

Your baby has 20 primary teeth, also called “baby teeth,” under their gum line. These teeth usually start to break through the gums between 6 and 12 months. The teething process is uncomfortable, so your baby may be irritable during the day and have a hard time sleeping at night. Drs. Hunter and Coe are… Read more »

What Can You Do for Your Children’s Teeth

Your children’s teeth are very important to their overall development—but do you know what you can do to help you keep your little ones’ teeth healthy? Your children’s foundation for healthy permanent teeth starts within the first few years of their life. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to help your kids… Read more »

The Myths that Led to the Tooth Fairy

Think back on the days that you believed in Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny. Do you remember the excitement the prospect of losing a baby tooth brought? Knowing that the Tooth Fairy was going to come to take the tooth and leave money, whether it was a dime, quarter, or dollar, is a highlight… Read more »

How to Get Your Children to Brush Their Teeth

Do you ever wonder what you can do if your children don’t enjoy brushing their teeth? It’s important for you to help your kids brush their teeth to prevent cavities and a number of other serious issues. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to help your little ones enjoy brushing—which can make… Read more »

Producing Proper Saliva Levels Is Important to a Healthy Smile

While your child’s teeth and gums are the parts of their mouth that we typically pay attention to, their saliva is also a key player in the production of a healthy smile. Indeed, without proper saliva production, their smile health can actually suffer. Today we want to give you an overview of the role of… Read more »

Dental Sealants Can Prevent Bacteria from Gaining Direct Access to the Teeth

Your child’s permanent teeth need to serve them for the rest of their lives. Encouraging an effective and consistent oral hygiene routine helps develop life-long good oral health habits. At the same time, there are additional preventative measures that can be used to help prevent the development of cavities. The premolars and molars in the… Read more »

Trying to Avoid Cavities: We Can Help!

As you probably know, the holiday season typically spans from Halloween to New Years. Typically, this season is a time of fun and family. Similarly, during this season, you’ll probably find yourself surrounded by more sweets than you normally might. As you can probably guess, this means you might be more vulnerable to cavities. Naturally,… Read more »

Why You Want to Keep Your Child’s Oral Care up-to-Date

Did you know that more than one-half of all children aged 5-9 years have at least one cavity or filling in their smile? If this condition is left undiagnosed, it can ultimately harm your child, as a painful tooth or chronic dental problem can lead to difficulty in eating, speaking and concentrating. It is important to understand… Read more »

Tooth Fairy: Origins

Like Santa Claus or the Easter Bunny, the Tooth Fairy is a symbol of childhood. The Tooth Fairy exists in many cultures and across many religions. But where did the Tooth Fairy come from? Dr. Hunter, Dr. Coe, and our team at are happy to shed some light on the subject. The Tooth Fairy came… Read more »