Why Baby Teeth are Important

Why Baby Teeth are Important

Parents frequently ask about the best time to locate a pediatric dentist for their children. The answer creates a look of surprise because it’s hard to imagine a checkup before the infant turns one! It’s so exciting to see the first baby tooth erupt through the gums...
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...
What Can Help Kids Brush Their Teeth Better?

What Can Help Kids Brush Their Teeth Better?

Getting your kids into a regular brushing habit can be difficult. Brushing isn’t fun for kids when the brush isn’t designed to appeal to them. With the many choices in toothbrushes designed for kids, establishing the habit of regular brushing is made a lot easier....
Types of Braces Available for Teenage Patients

Types of Braces Available for Teenage Patients

Teenagers that have a less-than-favorable smile are more likely to suffer from low self-esteem and confidence levels. There are several reasons why a teen’s smile may not reflect the optimal level of beauty, but the most common are misalignments, injuries, oral health...
Dental Care Tips for Kids with Autism

Dental Care Tips for Kids with Autism

It has been estimated that approximately half of all parents with children that have autism describe their child’s oral health as either “fair” or “poor”. While this may seem surprising to most, visiting a pediatric dentist may be exceptionally challenging for a kid...
Sedation Dentistry – A Safe Option for Anxious Kids

Sedation Dentistry – A Safe Option for Anxious Kids

In recent years, many advancements have been made in sedation drug therapy. As a result, sedation dentistry is now considered to be a safe option for pediatric dentists specializing in the treatment of kids and teens that experience bouts of anxiety and fear when...