Early Flossing Critical for Oral Health

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

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

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...
Enamel Microabrasion for Dental Discolorations

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

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...
The Right Athletic Mouthguard Helps Save Your Child’s Teeth

The Right Athletic Mouthguard Helps Save Your Child’s Teeth

There are a lot of ways to care for your child’s teeth, including braces, cleaning, and proper flossing. The connection between children’s teeth and the right athletic mouthguard is being very slow on the uptake, although we watch professional athletes insert their...