Full Orthodontic Treatment for Kids

Full Orthodontic Treatment for Kids

As a child grows and matures, it may become evident that full orthodontic treatment is required. In pediatric dentistry, this is most often referred to as “interceptive orthodontics”. In most instances, this type of dental treatment starts at a very young age, with...
Overbites in Kids

Overbites in Kids

An overbite is a dental condition that happens when the top teeth overlap the bottom teeth in the mouth in a vertical manner. It is a highly common issue, but may prove to be detrimental to a child’s oral health and their self-esteem. The good new is, an overbite is...
Pre-Orthodontic Visit: Guidance of Developing Dentition

Pre-Orthodontic Visit: Guidance of Developing Dentition

All children should obtain pre-orthodontic guidance regarding developing dentition within the mouth. “Dentition” refers to the way that the teeth are arranged and their overall condition. Here at Richmond Pediatric Dentistry, we offer early check-ups to ensure that...
Space Maintainers in Pediatric Dentistry

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...
How Do I Know If My Child Needs Braces?

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...
Is Your Child a Thumb Sucker?

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...