Category: Preventive Treatments

Quiz: Test Your Preventive Care Knowledge

Just because you feel strongly about taking care of your child’s teeth and gums does not mean you’re fully educated regarding best preventive care methods. The bad news is that if you miss an essential aspect of prevention, consequences may include problems like gingivitis or cavity development. The good news is that by becoming fully… Read more »

A Quiz: Baby Teeth

We often find that patients come to us with varying beliefs about baby teeth. The bad news is that failing to provide consistent preventive care to baby teeth can result in some unwanted and serious consequences. The great news is that by making sure you’re familiar with this primary set of teeth and associated care… Read more »

Surprising Tips For Healthy Smiles

We find that parents often have a lot of questions about children’s oral health. This is a good thing! While trusting your instincts works in some cases, learning that what’s best for your smile is not always best for your child’s smile – well, this can become a bit alarming. First of all, we want… Read more »

Tips: Protecting Smiles During Halloween

Perhaps the only thing cuter than your child’s smile is seeing your little one in an adorable Halloween costume. Sure enough, your little ladybug, pirate, ghoul, or otherwise is likely preparing for this upcoming holiday by fantasizing about a bag full of candy. In the meantime, you are likely racking your brain, wondering how you… Read more »

Pediatric Preventive Treatments

The best way to protect your child’s smile from problems is to practice excellent prevention. On your own, this means assisting your child in brushing his or her teeth twice a day, flossing once a day, and trying to limit sugary snacks. Fortunately, you don’t have to do all of the protecting on your own… Read more »

Quiz: Developing Effective Brushing Habits

Like most individuals raising young children, you will find that helping your child maintain a healthy smile comes with a seemingly never-ending list of questions. The good news is that we are always here to assist you wherever you happen to be in your child’s journey toward developing a healthy, beautiful smile. As for common… Read more »

Gum Disease: Q&A

The gum health of your child is extremely important – unhealthy gum tissue may quickly result in severe side effects that endanger your child’s immediate and long-term oral health. The disappointing news is that periodontal problems can affect everyone, including your child. However, the exceptional news is that preventing gum issues is actually quite simple as… Read more »

Best Brushing For You And Your Child

If you aren’t quite sure how to best brush your smile for effective dental hygiene you may wonder if you’re passing along the best information and advice to your little one. The good news is that you and your child can both brush together – and potentially brush even better – by following some simple… Read more »

Stages Of Tooth Development

When your little one’s smile is in the process of developing, watching each stage is amazing and exciting. However, when you’re not sure what to expect you can find yourself worrying about whether the developmental process is normal or if you should schedule a visit to see us. We are, of course, always happy to… Read more »

Help For Your Child’s Headaches

Are you finding that your otherwise happy, carefree child is suddenly experiencing headaches? Are you coming up short when it comes to obvious answers? Believe it or not, sometimes-simple concerns – even dental issues –are to blame. From problems with a poorly balanced bite to not-so-ideal snacks, factors you may never have considered can play… Read more »