A Pediatric Dentist is the Best Dentist for Kids

A Pediatric Dentist is the Best Dentist for Kids

Many parents mistakenly believe that one medical professional is just as good as another medical professional. But adults and children have very different healthcare needs. Treatments vary by age. This is even more true when it comes to dental health. Pediatric...
Statistics on Little Teeth in the United States

Statistics on Little Teeth in the United States

Tooth decay is considered to be the number one chronic-based, infectious disease that negatively impacts children within the United States. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry conducted a massive amount of research on the topic that indicates that this disease...
Benefits of Early Brushing with Flouride

Benefits of Early Brushing with Flouride

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends that all children visit a dentist at an early age. Proper dental care should begin immediately after the very first tooth erupts in the mouth. This care includes establishing a dental home with a pediatric dentist...
How Does Sugar Cause Cavities?

How Does Sugar Cause Cavities?

While it is common knowledge that sugar can cause cavities in the teeth, most are unsure as to exactly why this happens. According to dental professionals, the sugar does not actually result in the damage that occurs to the teeth; instead, it is the overall result of...
Types of Pediatric Dental Crowns

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

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...