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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...

Professional Home Whitening Kits for Teenagers

If you have a self-conscious teenager that insists their teeth be brighter and whiter, you can now relax. Did you know you can take a professional home whitening kit with you the next time you visit the pediatric dentist office. Teeth whitening has gained popularity...

August 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...

Pediatric Dental X-Rays – A Comprehensive Guide for Parents

Pediatric Dental X-rays are highly valuable and frequently used diagnostic tools to determine if there is damage or underlying disease impacting a child’s oral health.   When Are Dental X-Rays Done? The American Dental Association (ADA) created a set list of...

Tooth Sealants for Decay Prevention

Tooth sealants are a thin, highly-protective coating that aids in protecting the chewing surfaces of the teeth from being damaged by the development of tooth decay. According to the American Dental Association, one of the most common areas for the development of tooth...

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...

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,...