1. 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

  2. Steps to Encourage Children to Take Care of their Teeth

    Children should be taught the importance of taking care of their teeth. There are many children who suffer with painful cavities and bad breath because they don’t know the proper way to brush. The following 4 steps will teach and encourage your child to develop good teeth brushing habits. Step 1 – Get in the habit of a brushing routine every morning, afternoon, and night for 2 to 3 minutes eac…Read More

  3. 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