Category: General Dentistry

Why Teaching Kids Hygiene Is Important

How often do you brush your teeth? If you answered at least twice a day (and we hope you did), then you are on the right track. However, do you know why brushing and flossing is integral to maintaining healthy teeth? Understanding the importance of a good dental hygiene routine is an important aspect of… Read more »

How Often Do Kids Need to See the Dentist?

Being a parent is no easy task. You will spend years taking care of your kids while also trying to teach them to care for themselves. It can be tricky trying to balance these two important jobs. Fortunately, when it comes to dental care, your pediatric dentist can help! Not only can dentists teach your… Read more »

Can I Help My Kids Prevent Cavities?

As a parent, it’s your job to help protect your kids, and to teach them the skills they’ll need to grow up healthy, and hopefully happy, as well. That said, some parts of your job are likely a lot easier than others. What kid doesn’t love going to the park for some exercise, or being… Read more »

Are You Setting a Good Dental Example?

As a parent, you may have learned the hard way that your kids are likely watching your every move. In fact, it could be why you started watching what you say when you inevitably stub a toe, and also why you stopped having French fries as an afternoon snack. When it comes to setting a… Read more »

How Do I Know If I My Kid Has a Dental Cavity? Part One

As a parent, you hate to see your kid in pain, particularly when it is preventable. Sadly, many kids will be diagnosed with dental cavities, which can create sensitivity, discomfort, and even painful tooth infections. In fact, cavities are the most common disease faced by kids in America. According to the Centers for Disease Control… Read more »

Do Kids Really Need to See the Dentist?

Are your child’s baby teeth still in the process of erupting? If so, you might brush the teeth you can see occasionally, but feel tempted to neglect regular dental care until more of the teeth are visible. Sadly, this can be detrimental to your child’s dental health. Even babies can struggle with oral health threats,… Read more »

Does Your Child Need Treatment for A Dental Cavity?

Wondering if there is any way to help your kids avoid the need for dental fillings? Many parents don’t realize how susceptible children are to dental caries, or as they’re more commonly called cavities. That is, until it is already too late to prevent them. For years, this meant that even young children often required… Read more »

When Will My Baby’s Teeth Begin Coming In? Part One

As a first-time parent there is so much to learn, from how hot to make your baby’s bath to how often your newborn will need to be fed. Of course, you are also likely to wonder when your baby will be reaching milestones, such as rolling over, crawling, and eventually standing on his or her… Read more »

Do Your Kids Need Restorative Treatment?

Have your kids begun complaining of dental discomfort, particularly when they try to enjoy a bowl of soup, a cup of cocoa, or a bite of their favorite ice cream? If so, you might be tempted to overlook their complaints. After all, every parent knows that kids can be prone to complaining. However it is… Read more »

Make Dental Care More Fun for the Family

Do your kids frequently complain about having to brush and floss their teeth? Does enforcing dental hygiene practices sometimes feel more like a daily battle than parenting? If so, have you considered that maybe you could take a new approach, one that might actually help make dental care more fun for the whole family? There… Read more »