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...
Top 5 Reasons for a Tooth Extraction in Children

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...
Red Nose Day with Dr. Reynolds

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 – 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...