How To Help Your Child Overcome Their Thumb Sucking Habit

As a parent, you want the best for your child, and that includes their dental health. Unfortunately, thumb sucking is an all too common habit among children, and it can have negative effects on their teeth and jaw development if it continues for too long. Here are some tips to help your child overcome their... Read more »

Safeguard Your Child’s Smile This National Facial Protection Month

Spring is finally here, and April is National Facial Protection Month. This is a time to raise awareness about the importance of protecting the face during contact sports and high-impact recreational activities. With spring sports in full swing, it’s important to remember that accidents can and often do happen, leaving behind dental injuries. That’s why... Read more »

Why Your Child Might Need a Dental Crown To Restore a Damaged Primary Tooth

Dental crowns are an investment in keeping a tooth as long as possible. Even for children, dental crowns protect their developing smiles because their jaws are still forming. Any tooth gaps that arise when a tooth is pulled early because of decay, or even injury from an accident or contact sports, can leave your child... Read more »

February Is a Busy Month When It Comes to Your Child’s Dental Health

February is Children’s Dental Health month, and this year’s theme by the American Dental Association (ADA) is “Brush, Floss, Smile.” This year, they offer the following dental health tips to help support your child’s developing oral health for healthy teeth and gums: Brush your teeth twice a day with fluoride toothpaste. Floss between your teeth... Read more »

Boost Your Child’s Smile in the New Year With Dental Cleanings and Dental Sealants As Recommended

2023 brings with it renewed energy and motivation to take better care of our health. For your child, setting oral health goals can help their developing smile stay on track for healthy teeth and gums as they grow. Our pediatric team has some recommendations to help make your child’s oral health a priority that will... Read more »

How To Keep Your Child’s Smile Healthy During the Busy Holiday Season

This holiday season, take some time amongst all the busyness to keep your child’s smile safe and healthy. Whether it is the tantalizing treats they love this time of year, the wintery sports they play or the gifts you give them, make sure their teeth are protected despite the hecticness of the holidays. After all,... Read more »

National Brushing Day: Getting Your Child Excited About Brushing Their Teeth and Gums!

Do you know the number one contributing factor for cavities in your child’s mouth? If you said sweets, you are on the right track! Dental plaque is a buildup of oral bacteria that feast on carbohydrates, releasing acids that break down tooth enamel.    The minerals in saliva, (calcium and phosphate) along with the fluoride in... Read more »

Keep Your Child’s “Fangs” Safe During the Hauntingly Happy Month of Halloween!

It’s almost trick-or-treating season, and our pediatric team wants to help your child’s smile stay safe during this frightfully festive time. Between scary school activities, decorating your home, and visiting petrifying pumpkin patches for cider and donuts, we want your little witch or goblin to safeguard their devilishly delightful fangs from the trickery of tooth... Read more »

Smart Tooth Brushing Tips for Your Child During Coming the School Year

School is starting and the back-to-school season promises a whirlwind of activities on the horizon. Your child will spend a good chunk of their time away from home between classes, sports and other extracurricular activities on top of homework! Your child will have a lot on their mind, and our goal is to help you... Read more »

Learn How You Can Keep Baby Bottle Tooth Decay From Harming Your Child’s Teeth

Your baby’s teeth coming in is a sweet milestone that marks the growth of their smile. Even though these baby teeth (primary teeth) are tiny, they’re vital to your child’s developing oral structure. Baby teeth hold those spots for their permanent adult teeth to come in years later, pushing out their baby teeth for the... Read more »