Tooth-Healthy After-School Snacks

 With the start of school comes the start of after-school snacks! Here are some delicious ideas to help keep your child’s mouth healthy and cavity-free. Apples: Apples are crisp, nutritious, and tasty. They also provide fiber, which balances out the sugars they contain. Apples and other crisp fruits scrape plaque and food debris away from… Read more »

Becoming the Tooth Fairy

Your child is nearing the age when he or she will begin losing teeth. This is such a fun stage in a child’s life because of the magic of the Tooth Fairy. You may wonder how to create this magic for your young one. Our team at is happy to give you some ideas for… Read more »

Oral Health Services: Thumb Sucking Prevention

Even though thumb-sucking in children is natural, it can lead to a host of problems. To begin with, it can knock teeth out of alignment, stunt the growth of teeth coming in, and lower self-esteem due to a curved jaw and smile. Switching a child onto a pacifier is no better, as many of the… Read more »

Go Back to the Dentist Before the Kids Go Back To School

It is the time of year every kid dreads. The days are starting to get shorter and the calendar is getting closer to September. Before you know it, the back-to school ads are on television, and you’re headed to the store for new clothes, notebooks, pens, paper, crayons and maybe even a protractor. While you’re… Read more »

Why Invest in Dental Sealants?

Has your child gotten their first permanent back molars? Has Dr. recommended dental sealants for your child? Here are the basics of what you need to know to consider this investment: First of all, what are they? Dental sealants are clear, protective shields that will stick to the grinding tops of your child’s molars, keeping… Read more »

Tips to Improve Your Child’s Brushing Treatments

Are you looking to improve your child’s oral health care? If so, one of the best places to begin is with the child’s brushing treatments. Because most children under 5 cannot brush their own teeth safely and efficiently, it must be done for them. This task should be done for 2-3 minutes at a time… Read more »

Flossing Your Child’s Teeth Is Important for Maintaining Their Healthy Mouth

Dr. and the oral care specialists at , clinic understand that as a parent, every aspect of your child’s health is important to you. This extends to maintaining the health of their mouth. Of course, prevention is the first line of defense and this is founded on instilling them with a consistent daily oral hygiene… Read more »

Answers to Basic Pediatric Dentistry Questions

Do you have questions about your child’s dental needs? If so, you are not alone. Many parents have questions about their children’s health, which is why our team here at in , , is happy to give you answers to some basic pediatric dentistry questions. The health of your child’s smile is important because it… Read more »

What Toothbrush and Toothpaste is Right for Your Children

Would you be surprised to hear that kids are actually as vulnerable to getting gum disease as adults are? Similarly, did you know that more and more kids are suffering from cavities? As you may have heard, brushing your child’s pearly whites can help you prevent tooth decay, but would you be interested in learning… Read more »

Your Kids’ Oral Health: Tooth Decay

You probably understand that you should be brushing and flossing your mouth regularly if you’d like to prevent decay. However, are you aware that children may actually be as susceptible to cavities as you are? In fact, about 42% of kids between two and eleven years old will have a cavity. Moreover, 28% of children… Read more »