6 Month Check ups/Cleanings: More Important than You Think

You make sure your child’s teeth are brushed and flossed following the dentist’s recommendations to the letter so you might wonder why it is necessary to take them in for checkups and cleaning every 6 months. Even if brushing and flossing is done diligently, it is...

Understanding Toothpaste: A Parent’s Guide – Part 2

Thank you for rejoining us this week as we continue on the topic of toothpaste. Our goal is to provide parents with facts and information on the ingredients commonly found in toothpaste products. Last week, you were provided details on three main products found in...

Understanding Toothpaste: A Parent’s Guide – Part 1

Each day – several times a day – we use a small portion of toothpaste in order to remove debris, germs, and other substances from our teeth. It is so natural, that most of us do not put much thought into the activity; however, once we become parents, this all changes....

Why Baby Teeth are Important

Parents frequently ask about the best time to locate a pediatric dentist for their children. The answer creates a look of surprise because it’s hard to imagine a checkup before the infant turns one! It’s so exciting to see the first baby tooth erupt through the gums...

Is Your Child a Thumb Sucker?

It isn’t uncommon for young children to develop the habit of sucking their thumbs. Some even start thumpsucking in the womb. It is comforting to them and helps them deal with stress, boredom and tiredness. Though it isn’t always a cause of problems with a child’s...

What Can Help Kids Brush Their Teeth Better?

Getting your kids into a regular brushing habit can be difficult. Brushing isn’t fun for kids when the brush isn’t designed to appeal to them. With the many choices in toothbrushes designed for kids, establishing the habit of regular brushing is made a lot easier....

Types of Braces Available for Teenage Patients

Teenagers that have a less-than-favorable smile are more likely to suffer from low self-esteem and confidence levels. There are several reasons why a teen’s smile may not reflect the optimal level of beauty, but the most common are misalignments, injuries, oral health...

Summer Prize Winners

Fun Prizes for these lucky winners at Dr. Reynolds office. Stay tuned for fall 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 today...

Dental Care Tips for Kids with Autism

It has been estimated that approximately half of all parents with children that have autism describe their child’s oral health as either “fair” or “poor”. While this may seem surprising to most, visiting a pediatric dentist may be exceptionally challenging for a kid...

Sedation Dentistry – A Safe Option for Anxious Kids

In recent years, many advancements have been made in sedation drug therapy. As a result, sedation dentistry is now considered to be a safe option for pediatric dentists specializing in the treatment of kids and teens that experience bouts of anxiety and fear when...

Pediatric Dentistry – A Guide for Parents

If you are the parent or guardian of a child under the age of 18, it is important to know what pediatric dentistry is and how it can benefit a child. Individuals that work in pediatric dentistry specialize in ensuring the oral health of kids from the infant years...

Help Your Children Love Seeing the Dentist

According to the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), dental care is a medically necessary component of a child’s care and well-being. Dental care aids in the prevention and elimination of infection, orofacial-based diseases, oral pain, restoration of the...

Care Guidelines for Common Pediatric Dental Emergencies

Pediatric dental emergencies can be one of the scariest of all oral health issues for both parents and children; however, these events are also very common. By learning a few basic care guidelines, you can be prepared for the most commonly experienced injuries and...

Effective Strategies for Strengthening a Child’s Teeth: Part 2

Thank you for rejoining us this week as we continue our series, Effective Strategies for Strengthening a Child’s Teeth. Last week, you learned that it is important to ensure that all steps are taken that are possible when it comes to strengthening the teeth as it is...

Effective Strategies for Strengthening a Child’s Teeth

The beautiful white teeth that your child possesses may – at first – seem to be healthy; however, it is possible for the enamel on the teeth to be weak and pose a danger to their oral health without the standard visible signs such as discoloration, decay, and the...

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