Category: Preventive Treatments

Oral Health and Its Connection to the Body: Part One

You already know that you need to help teach your kids the importance of oral care, so they can enjoy beautiful and healthy smiles as they grow up. But many parents don’t realize that a child’s dental health affects much more than just his or her smile. Because bacteria in your gum tissue can be… Read more »

Keep Those Precious Smiles Healthy with Preventive Care

You probably fell in love with your kids’ smile the first time they made a toothless grin, and you have likely loved seeing every new development since. As teeth come in and fall out, you only love those precious smiles more. So of course you want to make sure that your kids have healthy teeth… Read more »

Prevent Trauma to Their Teeth with Custom Mouthguards

Is your son or daughter excited to start a new sport this year, but one that has you nervous? Sports can be great for kids’ esteem, coordination, physical health and team-building skills. Unfortunately, some sports can also be dangerous for their smiles. Full-contact sports are somewhat notorious for damaging kids’ teeth. Fortunately, your pediatric dentist… Read more »

Avoid Cavities This Year with Simple Preventive Care: Part Two

Sugar, and simple starches that convert into sugar, are one of the biggest contributors to cavities. That’s because the plaque bacteria responsible for acidic erosion, feeds on sugars. When your kids eat too much sugar, the plaque is feasting on it, and able to multiply much more quickly, leading to further plaque growth, which calcifies… Read more »

Avoid Cavities This Year with Simple Preventive Care: Part One

Want to know how to help your kids avoid cavities this year? If so, your pediatric dentist can help. While most children and adults will experience cavities at one point or another, they are preventable with excellent dental hygiene and regular professional checkups. Of course, smart dietary choices can help reduce the risk of developing… Read more »

Ways to Make Dental Care More Fun for Your Kids: Part One

Does convincing your kids to brush their teeth each night before bed feel more like torture than responsible parenthood? Are you tired of having the same dental hygiene debate every morning before they head out the door for school? Fortunately your pediatric dentist has lots of helpful ways to make dental hygiene more fun for… Read more »

Celebrate National Children’s Dental Health Month with Your Kids

You may already be planning to show your kids how much you care, this Valentine’s Day, by giving them special gifts or even throwing a small party. But February isn’t just about celebrating Cupid’s arrival. It is also National Children’s Dental Health Month, an opportunity the American Dental Association hopes parents will take to teach… Read more »

2 Bad Habits You’re Teaching Your Child

Do you consider yourself a wonderful role model when it comes to teaching your child how to care for his or her smile? If you are making sure your child brushes and flosses his or her teeth every single day according to our suggestions, then you are definitely on the pathway toward maintaining your child’s… Read more »

Why Prevention Is Best

When it come to squeezing preventive care into your schedule, showing up for a dental checkup can seem nearly impossible. We understand that making time for dental care and the million other things you need to accomplish in a single day can become quite challenging. However, we also want to make sure you are aware… Read more »

3 Reasons We May Suggest Orthodontic Care

When you schedule a dental checkup with us for your child, our primary concern is monitoring the oral health of your child and offering treatment suggestions to maintain that health when necessary. As we watch your child’s smile develop, if it appears that smile is headed for misalignment, we may suggest orthodontic care. Parents often… Read more »