What kind of toothbrush and toothpaste should my child use?
January 12, 2023
Imagine that you sit down for some evening television, and during the course of the evening, you see five commercials regarding dental products. They all claim to be the best. Then remember your last visit to the dental aisle at a local grocery store. The choices are overwhelming and there seems to be no sure…
Dangers of Thumb Sucking
December 15, 2022
It’s common for children to suck their thumb at a young age. Our team wants you to understand the potential issues that can surface down the road if the habit isn’t broken early on. It’s normal for infants to explore the function of their mouths by putting objects like their thumbs inside it. You shouldn’t…
Just What Is Plaque?
December 1, 2022
When you were younger, and you brushed your teeth without any help for the first time, it was a big step. It meant you’d learned the right way to brush to keep your teeth and gums healthy. But why does brushing help keep you healthy? Let’s talk about plaque! What Is Plaque? Plaque rhymes with…
October is National Dental Hygiene Month: A simple oral health routine for your busy lifestyle
October 6, 2022
Adults are no strangers to feeling like there is never enough time in the day to get everything done. Your alarm clock rings and within minutes you ping pong around trying to spread peanut butter on sandwiches, answer your cell phone, remove the dog hair from your clothes, and make sure your child has completed…
What was your favorite part of summer?
September 22, 2022
It’s the end of summer, and fall is just around the corner. Soon the temperatures will cool down, the leaves will start to change, and our team is sure that you’ll soon be thinking about Halloween costumes and Thanksgiving plans in no time. But wait! First, we want to know about your favorite parts of…
Can a Night Guard Mean Sweet Dreams for Your Child?
August 25, 2022
Sometimes the reason for a poor night’s sleep is obvious. Maybe your child watched a scary movie. Or loaded up on sugar before bed. Or can’t get to sleep after a night of computer screens or video games. Not much we can do about these problems. Sometimes, though, the cause of your child’s sleep difficulties…
Top Five Dental Myths
August 11, 2022
Sometimes the line between fact and fiction is easily blurred. This is certainly the case when it comes to dentistry, where myths and misconceptions abound. In a bid to put an end to health hoaxes, here are five dental myths to chew over. Sugar Is the Number One Culprit of Tooth Decay Sugar will rot…
What should I do if my child has a toothache?
July 14, 2022
Toothaches in children can be tricky ordeals that cause distress for both the child and the parent. You may feel helpless and frustrated because you cannot pinpoint the location of the pain. It is so hard to see your little one experience discomfort and feel like there is nothing you can do about it. But…
Smile! June marks National Smile Month!
June 16, 2022
Can you believe it’s already June? Today, our team thought we’d let you know that June is National Smile Month, so it’s a good time to remind all our young patients to practice proper oral hygiene between their visits to our office! Below are a few simple steps your child can take to improve his…
Providing the Right Dental Care for your Children
May 19, 2022
You already know that we recommend you come in for a checkup and cleaning at least every six months, but do you know what your child’s dental needs are? From the time children are babies and growing in their first teeth, their oral health care needs may be different from adults. It’s important to know…