Is Chewing Gum Bad for your Children’s Teeth?

Is Chewing Gum Bad for your Children’s Teeth?

Bubble gum – that sweet, messy, noisy, and fun activity engaged in by children since the year of 1893 – is it helpful or harmful to the oral health of children? Grandparents, parents, teachers, and others have asked this question since its induction into the market....
How to Keep Your Childs Teeth Healthy During Self-Isolation

How to Keep Your Childs Teeth Healthy During Self-Isolation

Does Your Family Have to Continue to Self-Isolate After State and County Re-Openings Due to Having a High-Risk Member in Your Household? If So, Continue Reading to Learn How to Keep Your Child’s Teeth Healthy During the Process Richmond Pediatric Dentistry will be...
How Do I Treat a Teething Child at Home?

How Do I Treat a Teething Child at Home?

While the emergence of a first tooth is a significant and exciting event in a baby’s life, it can be really uncomfortable – for both the baby and the parents. Whether it’s your first child or your fifth child, teething is a stressful situation. Crying, drooling,...
Floss or Brush First?

Floss or Brush First?

Studies have shown that flossing before brushing, and not after, has the potential to reduce plaque and retain higher levels of fluoride in the teeth. Through history, we’ve been taught to brush then floss. But could we have been doing it wrong all along?...
What is a Filling?

What is a Filling?

A dental filling replaces a section of a tooth that has been destroyed by decay. A dentist works to clear away decay that has resulted from a cavity. This helps prevent more damage to the tooth. Unfortunately, clearing away the decay does not help to fix the damage...