Posts Categorized: Pediatric Dentistry

Are Your Kids Returning To School With Healthy Teeth?

For kids, the summer break can feel too short. For parents, the start of the school year can feel unfairly close as they try to arrange all necessary back-to-school shopping! It is important to make sure your children are properly prepared to go back to their classes. One thing you should think about is whether… Read more »

Providing A Supportive Oral Health Care Experience For Kids

The dentist’s office can be a friendly and welcoming place for young patients, when care is taken to make them feel at ease. Your Shrewsbury, MA dentist’s office is proud to provide a quality setting for kids. In addition to helping them grow comfortable with dental care, your dentist can make sure their developing smile… Read more »

Help Your Child Avoid Cavities During Halloween

Halloween is less than a month away, and you may be seeing decorations in your neighborhood, and plenty of candy on local grocery store shelves. While Halloween can be great fun for families, it does pose a potential problem for teeth. After all, there are few periods in the year as sweets-saturated, and that spike… Read more »

Taking Care Of Kids’ Smiles In Time For The New School Year

Should you consider a visit to the dentist to be part of back to school preparations? There are some obvious tasks to complete – growing kids can require new clothes for the new school year, and you can certainly have a few school supplies to pick up. You want your kids to go back to… Read more »

Making The Dentist’s Office Feel Comfortable For Kids

When your child is not so happy to visit a certain place, they can let you know exactly how put off they are. Fortunately, you can take steps to make trips to the dentist more peaceful for everyone involved when you make an effort to see that they have a comfortable experience. Our practice recognizes… Read more »

3 Tips To Help Keep Your Child’s Smile Healthy

When you are a parent, you have more than just your own smile to worry about when it comes to oral health care. Kids, particularly when they are younger, can have trouble doing what is necessary to protect themselves from cavities. This is partly because they are new to these habits, and because they can… Read more »

Quiz: Supplying Dental Care For Kids, And Adults

Kids and adults both benefit when they have regular access to preventive dental care. In fact, there are many aspects of care that will stay consistent for younger and older patients alike. At each appointment, a professional cleaning will be provided, as well as a review of your oral health from your dentist. One key… Read more »

The Importance Of Protecting A Child’s Baby Teeth

A child’s baby teeth may be temporary, but they still deserve dedicated oral health support. The health of your child’s baby teeth (also known as primary teeth) can affect their well-being, and problems could create trouble for their oral health development. Starting at the age of two, as their baby teeth have started erupting, you… Read more »

How Fluoride And Dental Sealants Protect Kids’ Smiles

Kids can be just as vulnerable to cavities as their parents. In fact, there are actually some issues that can leave a child at an increased risk for problems with tooth decay. A weaker grasp of how to properly brush and floss, along with a fondness for sugary foods and drinks, can make your child… Read more »

Helping Kids Learn To Properly Brush And Floss

How can you make sure your children understand the importance of properly maintaining their oral health? Your dentist can certainly help – a major benefit of pediatric dental care is that your dentist can work with your kids to understand how, and why, to brush properly. That being said, you should still confirm that they… Read more »