Posts Categorized: Pediatric Dentistry

Making Sure Your Kids Enjoy Good Oral Health

Helping your kids make smart, healthy choices can be difficult sometimes. After all, kids – particularly younger kids – can have a strong preference for foods and drinks loaded with sugar. They can also be generally less aware of how poor health decisions can lead to long-term difficulties. One area where you want to make… Read more »

Why Pediatric Dental Care Is Important For Younger Kids

What makes pediatric dental care particularly important for younger children? Obviously, patients of all ages benefit when they receive preventive dental care. That being said, there are concerns particular to younger kids that your dentist can help address. One benefit to these appointments is that your dentist can alert you to signs that there are… Read more »

Making Dental Visits More Comfortable For Kids

A child’s aversion to dental visits can easily extend into adulthood. If their unease does persist, they may be less likely to undergo dental exams, and face greater risks for problems calling for restorative dental care. Your dentist can help make these appointments more enjoyable by creating a welcoming, fun environment where kids feel comfortable…. Read more »

Tailoring Care To Best Serve Your Child’s Oral Health Needs

What makes pediatric dental care different from the kind of care adults typically require? One issue to keep in mind is that because kids are still growing, their oral structures are still developing. Your dentist can catch early signs that they might run into problems that call for care, and help make sure they grow up… Read more »

When Should Your Kid First Visit A Dentist?

Did you know that although your child might just be starting to have their baby teeth come in, underneath them, their adult teeth are also beginning to develop within their jawbones? The health of their baby teeth now can have a profound effect on the quality of their adult teeth. Around their second birthday, or… Read more »

How Can I Help My Kids Fight Tooth Decay?

During their early years, your child’s teeth are more susceptible to cavities and decay. This risk is heightened even more when they regularly enjoy sugary candies and sodas. It can be hard to tell your kid “no” to something that seems so harmless. Even so, these treats can do serious damage to their teeth, containing… Read more »

What To Do When A Tooth Gets Knocked Out

Did you know that the number of teeth that get knocked out in adults and children is over five million each year? However, if you are aware of what actions to take if your tooth, or that of someone you are with, gets knocked out, there is a good chance that if you act quickly–within… Read more »

The Importance Of Pediatric Dentistry

Most of our good and bad habits develop in childhood, and when they do they are hard to change. That’s why it is important for you to help your child develop proper dental and oral hygiene habits. Our teeth are important, and you want your child to have their original teeth for life. With proper… Read more »

4 Ways To Make Brushing Fun For Kids

Children aren’t born knowing how to take care of themselves, or even knowing that they need to take care of themselves. They aren’t born knowing that they need to take care of their teeth, either. It is up to the parents to teach their children such things as how and when to bath, wash their… Read more »

What Purpose Do Baby Teeth Serve?

Have you ever wondered why humans have two sets of teeth, primary teeth (also referred to as baby teeth) and permanent teeth? Our permanent teeth are big and strong and meant to last a lifetime, but what purpose do our baby teeth serve? Consider the size of your jaw when you were born compared to… Read more »