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Types of Pediatric Dental Crowns

There are many different types of dental crowns. The most popular crowns used today in pediatric dentistry are those composed of stainless steel, polycarbonate, zirconia ceramic, composite strip, and resin-veneered. Continue reading to learn about each of these and...

Nitrous Oxide Considered Safe for Children

According to the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), nitrous oxide is considered to be a safe and highly effective treatment for alleviating anxiety in the dentist chair. This treatment produces analgesic effects and helps the patient and dental...

Top 5 Reasons for a Tooth Extraction in Children

In most instances, a pediatric dentist has the capability of saving a troubled tooth; however, there are several reasons why a tooth extraction may be necessary on those under the age of 18. What is a Tooth Extraction? A tooth extraction is the professional removal of...

July Prize Winners 2018

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 today (765) 966-7602 To see all past month's winners, click...

Red Nose Day with Dr. Reynolds

Add a little fun and silliness to your day with a big red nose. We did! Red Nose Day is important to us. We shared in the fun with staff and patients this red nose day, Thursday, May 24, 2018. Red Nose Day launched in the US in 2015, dedicated to ending child poverty,...

Fluoride Treatments – A Critical Component to Optimal Oral Health

Fluoride treatments offer a wide array of benefits to those that partake in them – whether young or old. Tooth decay – which is professionally referred to as “dental caries” – is a highly prevalent issue within the United States and abroad. According to research...

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...

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...