1. How to Help Your Child Avoid Cavities

    Helping your son or daughter maintain good dental health is important to his or her overall health. Starting from an early age, it’s essential to teach your child how to brush his or her teeth properly, use dental floss daily, and make sure to always eat a healthy diet full of fiber, fruits and vegetables, and low-refined sugar. Dental health affects the health of the entire body and if it’s n…Read More

  2. When to Take Your Newborn for their First Dental Visit

    Ask any parent of a newborn about when they should first bring their baby to the dentist and they may furrow their brow and wonder what you’re talking about. That’s because the average age that a parent brings their child to the dentist is 2 ½ years old. However, dentists have been recommending that infants be brought to visit with their dentist by the age of 1. That is about 6 months before …Read More

  3. Teeth X-Rays for Children

    X-rays are a valuable diagnostic tool in many areas of healthcare including dental visits. They help your dentist identify many factors in adults and children such as: how teeth are coming in, position and size of teeth, extra teeth or empty spaces in the gums (missing teeth), monitoring injuries, seeing/monitoring oral infections, identifying bone diseases, and problems beyond the scope of a visu…Read More

  4. How Do I Help My Children Care for Their Teeth?

    Oral care and hygiene is important starting at an early age. Teaching your children properly will help them stay healthier in general and benefit them later in the life. You can start by setting an example; taking good care of your own teeth sends a message that oral health is something to be valued. And anything that makes taking care of teeth fun, like brushing along with your child or letting t…Read More

  5. What Is a Pediatric Dentist?

    As there are children’s doctors and hospitals, there are also dentists who specialize in children’s oral health – pediatric dentists. In order to become a pediatric dentist someone would have to complete four years of dentistry school as well as an additional two or three more years of schooling. It is a specialty in the field, so a regular dentist can also be a pediatric dentist. Through th…Read More