You Can Prevent Cavities on Your Child’s Back Teeth with Dental Sealants

As your child’s permanent teeth replace their primary teeth, it’s rather common for the biting surfaces of their molars and premolars to emerge with deep pits and fissures. If plaque and residual food particles become trapped in these areas, they can easily create tooth decay. This problem often requires your dentist, Dr. , to repair… Read more »

Dealing with a Piece of Food Stuck in Your Teeth

We have all had a time or two when a piece of food, like a popcorn hull, meat fiber, or fruit peel, has gotten stuck between our teeth while eating. Most of the time, these food particles resolve themselves; however, there are times when a piece of food can get stubbornly stuck between two teeth… Read more »

Symptoms and Timeline for Teething

If you’ve raised a child, you know that teething can be uncomfortable for all involved. Fortunately, with the right information, you can make the experience more tolerable. For instance, do you know when your child’s first tooth should come in? Or when their second should? Do you know the next place you should look for… Read more »

How to Properly Floss Your Child’s Teeth

Flossing can be a difficult task in the first place, which is why our team understands if you have a hard time properly flossing your child’s smile. However, your child still needs to have flossed teeth each day. So, to help you properly clean your child’s mouth, we have provided the following flossing instructions: -Step… Read more »

Achieving a More Beautiful Smile

Are you dissatisfied with the appearance of your smile? If you have minor smile flaws, Dr. Hunter and Dr. Coe may recommend dental bonding in , . During this procedure, our dentists will apply a tooth-colored resin to your teeth and use a special light to bond it in place. This material can enhance your… Read more »

How to Prevent Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

Baby bottle tooth decay is a serious dental problem found among children. It tends to deteriorate and erode the chompers throughout the day and cause major pain and discomfort for the child. It is very important to help your child prevent this dental problem as much as possible, and our team recommends doing so by… Read more »

Weaning Your Child off of Thumb Sucking

Young children suck on pacifiers, thumbs, and fingers to soothe themselves, help themselves fall asleep, and to learn about the world. Thumb sucking helps young children feel happy and secure. Children usually stop sucking their thumbs around two to four years old, or when their permanent teeth begin to erupt. If your child continues to… Read more »

Brushing and Flossing Guidelines

Your dentist, Dr. , and our dental team care for you and your smile, which is why we ask you to care for your teeth and gums each day at home with oral hygiene. However, oral hygiene is only effective if you use the proper techniques to brush and floss. So, to help you know… Read more »

How Dental Sealants Can Help in the Fight Against Tooth Decay

Brushing and flossing daily is imperative for gaining and upholding ideal oral health. However, even with proper brushing and flossing, it is difficult to remove all of the plaque and food particles from the crevices and crannies of the back teeth. That’s where dental sealants come into play! Dental sealant is a thin coating of… Read more »

Children’s Dentistry: Baby Teeth 101

Baby teeth can be confusing, especially because all they seem to do is grow into the mouth and then fall out of it. However, baby teeth are more important than you might realize, and we are happy to tell you all about them by providing the answers to the following questions: When do baby teeth… Read more »