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Oral Hygiene Instructions That All Kids Should Be Taught

Children should be taught oral hygiene instructions at a very early age as optimal oral health is based on a preventive approach. Continue reading this guide so that your child may develop healthy habits that will result in a healthy mouth. Providing oral hygiene...

Growth Projections in Pediatric Dentistry

Growth projections are essential to pediatric dentists, as well as orthodontists and for the future of your child's teeth. The jaws, teeth, and soft tissue profiles of children and teenagers experiences numerous changes as they increase in age. Those that treat oral...

Space Maintainers in Pediatric Dentistry

A child’s little teeth have many big responsibilities. Biting, chewing, speaking correctly, and guiding permanent teeth into the right position In some instances, an injury or dental disease can cause these little teeth to fall out prematurely. This is where space...

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...

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...