Posts Categorized: Pediatric Dentistry

Trick or Treat or Something Else That’s Neat?

October is prime time for all kinds of sweet treats, from prizes at fall fairs to Halloween loot. But health-conscious parents, you don’t have to fill your neighborhood trick-or-treaters’ pumpkins and pales with teeth-rotting sugar. Instead, consider a slew of dentist-approved alternatives to traditional candy treats, ones that are just as fun and a lot… Read more »

Pediatric Dentistry Helps Your Kids Develop Healthy Smiles

Suffering from Bruxism? Dental Treatment Can Help

Are you and your kids finally getting back into the swing of things, now that school has been back in session for a few weeks? It can be hard getting into a normal routine after a carefree summer, but it makes the mornings go much smoother, and less stressful, when everyone has finally adjusted to… Read more »

Schedule Your Dental Checkup Before School Starts

Now that school is about to be back in session, your family’s schedule is probably going to fill up quickly. While you’re in an effort to get back into a steady routine, don’t forget to make proper dental care a part of your daily lives. At-home care through daily tooth brushing and flossing can help… Read more »

Summer is a Prime Time to Protect Your Kids’ Oral Health

Chances are you may have already heard parents’ most dreaded phrase this summer. “I’m bored!” It can be difficult to keep young children entertained throughout the summer months, even harder to get them interested in taking care of their teeth. But a visit to our office could be a great solution to both! At Modern… Read more »

Dental Sealants: What You Want To Know

Taking care of your child includes making sure your son or daughter’s smile remains healthy and comfortable. Unfortunately, making decisions can become difficult when you feel ill informed about your options. The good news is that we offer dental sealants to protect your child’s hard-to-reach teeth and we’re even ready to offer you the factual… Read more »

Family Dentist Frequently Asked Questions

Help your children enjoy a lifetime of good dental health: Visit a family dentist who understands the gentle care and treatment necessary for children, while also being able to treat all family members for your family’s convenience. Pediatric dentistry should not be overlooked, because tooth decay is prevalent amongst children, and poor dental hygiene can… Read more »

5 Healthy Teeth Habits To Teach Your Kids

Children learn best from their parents, so it’s important that your kids learn healthy dental hygiene habits from Mom and Dad. Start instilling good practices early, and your children will carry on beneficial habits well into adulthood. Important basics to master in childhood include daily brushing and flossing, plus a focus on healthy foods and… Read more »

The Benefits of Fluoride for Children

Good oral hygiene should begin early in life. It’s important for parents to teach their young children about their teeth and how to properly take care of their teeth and gums with twice-daily brushing, daily flossing, and a healthy diet. Another helpful boost for children’s teeth? Fluoride. A naturally occurring mineral, fluoride helps strengthen tooth… Read more »

FAQ About Pediatric Dentistry

Is the tooth fairy the only dental pro overseeing your kids’ teeth? It’s time to schedule a visit with your dentist. There is a common misconception that children don’t need to visit the dentist while they’re toddlers or young children, because their “baby teeth” fall out anyway; parents think, “What’s the point?” But it’s actually… Read more »

How to Teach Your Kids to Brush Their Teeth

Brushing your teeth becomes second nature when you are an adult, but we all had to start somewhere: Children need the guidance of their parents to learn the proper way to brush. It’s important to teach your kids how to brush their teeth, so they establish healthy oral hygiene habits from an early age. The… Read more »