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Fillings in Baby Teeth – Is it Necessary?

Are fillings in baby teeth with the presence of cavities considered to be a necessary task? It is becoming increasingly common for pediatric dentists to discover the development of a cavity in a baby tooth. Is it necessary to obtain fillings in baby teeth? Many...

Chipped Tooth Pain

Chipped tooth pain has the potential to be extremely devastating; however, there are many easy and effective strategies for coping. “The man with a toothache thinks everyone happy whose teeth are sound….” – George Bernard Shaw Chipped tooth pain may be mild, moderate,...

Babys First Dental Visit. When? and What to Expect.

Babys first dental visit is a very important milestone in both the life of the child and their parents; therefore, it is important to know when this event should take place, what to expect, and how to properly prepare. When Should I Take My Baby to The Dentist the...

April Prize Winners 2018

Fun Easter Basket Prizes for these lucky Easter winners at Dr. Reynolds office. Stay tuned for the next prize winners, coming soon! Stop by the office and register for our drawings. One of these beautiful smiles can be YOUR child!   Come in and Register for our...

Regular Flossing Optimizes Oral Health

Plaque can quickly accumulate on teeth and along the area of the gum line. Flossing on a regular basis can optimize oral health and reduce the development of serious issues, such as gum disease and tooth decay. Start teaching your children good habits early. The...

Keeping Teeth Safe While Playing Sports

Now that Spring is upon us and the weather is warmer, many kids will be heading out to engage in their favorite sports activities; read this article to learn how to keep those precious pearly whites safe while engaging in those activities. Spring is a wonderful time...

March Prize Winners 2018

Fun Prizes for these lucky winners at Dr. Reynolds office. Stay tuned for the next prize winners, coming soon! Stop by the office and register for our drawings. One of these beautiful smiles can be YOUR child!   Come in and Register for our next Drawing! or call us...

How Do I Know If My Child Needs Braces?

Orthodontic issues have the potentially to negatively impact your child’s overall oral health so, as a parent, it is very important to identify the signs that your child needs braces. What are Braces? Braces straighten teeth. We know that. Additionally, these devices...

Loose Tooth: To Pull or Not to Pull

When a baby tooth becomes loose, parents wonder if they should help pull it out or allow nature to take its course. Here's what to do for a loose tooth... In most instances, a loose tooth indicates that a permanent tooth is attempting to erupt in the gums. There are...

Teeth Grinding in Kids: Identifying it and Treating it

Teeth grinding – professionally referred to as “Bruxism” – is a common occurrence among children that can result in serious oral health concerns. Causes According to the Nemours Foundation up to three out of ten kids grind their teeth. While most will grow out of the...

Early Flossing Critical for Oral Health

Teaching oral hygiene practices to your children – such as early flossing – is critical for optimal oral health. Start early, practice often. According to the American Dental Association and the Center for Disease Control, flossing is an important component behind...

What to Do in a Dental Emergency: A Guide for Parents

If you are a parent or a guardian of a child, you know – probably all too well – that accidents have the unique ability to happen at any location, at any time. The same holds true for dental emergencies.The only difference is, knowing how to appropriately handle those...

Sealants: A Comprehensive Guide for Parents

Pediatric dentists agree that sealant is an appropriate measure for protecting the appearance, structure, and functionality of the teeth. Dental sealant is a specially-designed plastic coating  placed directly on the surface of teeth. It's important in in protecting...

Enamel Microabrasion for Dental Discolorations

In today’s world, many children and teenagers are suffering from superficial stains and other types of irregularities associated with the enamel. Parents seek dental intervention to improve their child’s smile, increase their self-confidence, and optimize their oral...

Common Antibiotic May Hurt Your Childrens Teeth

University of Iowa is Suggesting that a Common Antibiotic May Result in Increased Risk of Dental Problems in Kids According to a study conducted by the University of Iowa, the use of a common antibiotic – amoxicillin – may result in increased risk of dental problems...

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