Category: General Dentistry

Help Your Kids Smile Confidently Again with Smile Restorations: Part Two

No parents want to watch their kids struggle with dental health issues. Sadly, many kids will be diagnosed with cavities, have to deal with chips or cracks, or even require treatment for an infected tooth. Pediatric dentistry is necessary to help treat these and other dental issues, and to restore both the smile’s appearance and… Read more »

Help Your Kids Smile Confidently Again with Smile Restorations: Part One

Despite your best efforts to help your kids care for their smiles, there may still be times when they will require restorative dentistry to treat a variety of issues that can threaten their oral health. Approximately 40 percent of school-aged children will struggle with dental cavities, for instance. Many more will chip or crack a… Read more »

Smile Brightly This Summer with Simple Care Tips: Part One

If you want your kids to spend their summer break soaking up their time in the sun (wearing protective sunscreen of course) with smiles that shine just as bright, it is time you talk with them about how to go about best caring for their smiles. A few simple habits, formed now, can help ensure… Read more »

Prevent Dental Cavities with Tips from Your Pediatric Dentist: Part Two

Cavities are unfortunately incredibly common in kids. In fact, many children will have to face restorative dentistry while they are still in elementary school, due to dental decay caused by acidic erosion. Though excellent daily dental hygiene and healthy diets can help prevent cavities, these are no excuse to skip out on regular dental cleanings…. Read more »

Help Prevent Dental Cavities with Tips from Your Pediatric Dentist: Part One

What parent wants to see his or her child struggle with dental cavities? Sadly, cavities are incredibly common in school-aged children as well as adults. They can be uncomfortable, at first, especially when trying to enjoy meals and drinks, and eventually cavities can lead to troublesome pain, as well. Untreated cavities can even cause early… Read more »

Reasons Your Kids Really Should Learn to Floss

It might seem hard enough teaching your kids how to and why they need to brush their teeth everyday. Do you really have to teach them to floss too? Even many adults admit they don’t floss as regularly as their dentists recommend. In fact, some studies indicate that more than 30 percent of adults only… Read more »

Smile-Friendly Foods Your Kids Will Love!

It may sometimes feel like a chore, just trying to get your kids to eat healthy foods that are good for their bodies and their smiles. Most children won’t pick fresh veggies over fried foods and processed snacks, given the choice. Still, there are smart ways you can help incorporate more nutrient-rich foods into your… Read more »

Just for Fun Facts About Dentistry: Part One

Do your kids eye roll every time you ask them to brush their teeth. No matter how hard you try, does it seem impossible to get them to care about their smiles? Sometimes the best way to get your kids interested in caring for their oral health is simply by making dental care more fascinating…. Read more »

Got Questions? Ask a Pediatric Dentist: Part One

Is your child is facing a dental problem? Is that causing you stress because you are not sure what to do about it? Or, do you struggle with knowing just how to best care for your children’s smiles as they begin to grow? If so, don’t be afraid to speak with your pediatric dentist. He… Read more »

Are Your Kids Really Caring for Their Smiles? Part One

Every parent knows the basic tricks to monitoring their kids’ dental hygiene, like checking to make sure the toothbrushes are wet, before trusting that their kids actually brushed their teeth when they said they did. Still many parents wonder what else they could do to ensure their kids’ smiles are getting the oral care they… Read more »