Pediatric Oral Health
Baby Bottle Tooth Decay
Your baby's teeth can begin to decay soon after they break through the gums. It's called Baby Bottle Tooth Decay, also known as Bottle Rot, and you may be surprised to learn how it happens...Read More
Baby on the Way: Keep Gum Disease Away
You’re expecting. You do what you need to do for your and your baby’s health. You take your vitamins, you eat healthfully, you get some exercise, you avoid alcohol and caffeine and sushi. You take care of your mind and body.
Know what else you should take care of? Your mouth!...Read More
Feel good foods for your Smile
Your body is like a complex machine. The foods you choose as fuel and how often you “fill up” affect your general health and that of your teeth and gums. Many dentists are...Read More
Fussy Brushers: Tips for Even the Toughest Toddlers
Most parents can relate. It can be a battle of the wills to get toddlers to brush their teeth. Maybe they are in the middle of something and they don’t want to walk away. Perhaps they’ve recently discovered that they can try to exert some control over situations and are pushing the limits. ...Read More
Is your child a tooth grinder? Find out how you can help!
You tip toe into your sleeping child’s room for one last goodnight kiss, and expect to hear the sound of peaceful, quiet breathing. Except instead you hear his teeth grinding together. It gives you that shivery feeling, like nails on a chalkboard....Read More
Your Child's First Dentist Visit
Children have no innate fear of dental treatment. The attitude a child develops about dentistry typically develops in the home. According to one clinical study...Read More