Your Child’s First Checkup
As a parent, we all know that kids are a ton of work. On top of everything else you need to watch for, you’re also expected to keep a careful eye on their oral health. But how can you get kids to brush and floss? When do they need to see Dr. Neal Smith at Central Washington Pediatric Dentistry in Yakima, Washington?
The questions quickly pile up, which is why we’re going to take a few moments to discuss when you should bring your child in for his or her first dental checkup…
Baby Teething Remedies, The Facts
If you’ve ever raised a child, you probably know that teething can be an exciting and difficult time. Usually, your child’s first tooth will come in when they’re about four months old and will continue erupting until they’re about two years old. Sadly, teething can be very uncomfortable, but there are a few things you can do to make the experience easier for your little one…
Kids & Cavities
It’s no secret that most children don’t particularly enjoy a dental visit. Often that’s because children don’t go to the dentist regularly from a young age, and their first visit is to take care of a cavity. If that’s the case with you and your child, let’s look at some things you can do to help your kids calm down and more thoroughly enjoy the dentist…
Flossing Your Childs Teeth Is Important For Maintaning Their Healthy Mouth
Dr. Neal Smith and the oral care specialists at his Yakima, Washington 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 routine….
Facts On Baby Teeth
Naturally, most parents are concerned for their children, especially when they are in any type of pain. As you also know, most parents are concerned with their children’s health and wouldn’t like to do anything that could be bad for their health. However, do you know what you can do to when your child’s tooth is loose? Is a loose tooth painful? Similarly, would pulling a loose tooth be painful?
How To Fight Baby Bottle Tooth Decay
Did you know that your child is prone to tooth decay? Well, it’s true. It’s called baby bottle tooth decay, and it’s a common dental problem found in many children’s smiles. Generally, the cause of this issue is the prolonged exposure to sugary drinks, and it usually causes major oral health issues, like poor eating habits, speech problems, crooked teeth, and damaged adult teeth. So, it’s best to help your child prevent this issue as much as possible. You can do so by doing the following things…