Posts Categorized: Pediatric Dentistry

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 »

Making Sure Young Smiles Enjoy Excellent Dental Care

Every parent wants to see their child grow up healthy and happy, and that concern should extend its focus to the status of their oral health. Pediatric dentistry involves a careful review of how young smiles are developing. This monitoring is important – in addition to checking if your child’s teeth will require orthodontic work,… Read more »

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 »