Category: Preventive Treatments

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 »

Promoting Your Child’s Best Oral Health

Lucky for you and your little one, there truly is a lot you can do to keep your child’s smile healthy and free of problems like tooth decay, gum disease, and other concerns. Fortunately, if you are already practicing good daily hygiene with brushing and flossing (and remembering to visit us once every six months… Read more »

How To Choose Children’s Toothpaste

You may have flossing and brushing down to a science but that doesn’t mean you feel completely confident about every single choice you’re making. When it comes to selecting the proper products to achieve excellent home preventive care, you may find that you’re doing your best but a bit more education would be nice. To… Read more »

Protecting Your Child From Tooth Decay

There’s just something about finding out your child’s teeth are healthy and free of cavities during a checkup that fills you with joy and relief. However, there’s also something about avoiding dental fillings that often causes parents to wonder if they’ve been lucky or if there’s anything else they can do to protect a child’s smiles from… Read more »

Caring For Your Baby’s Smile

You may wonder when exactly dental care is supposed to begin. After all, your baby smiles the cutest smile you’ve ever seen, but for a while it’s a toothless grin you’re ooh-ing and ahh-ing over. We also recognize that a major concern may be how to approach daily hygiene, while remaining careful to avoid irritating… Read more »