Breastfeeding and Oral Effects on Your Baby

Breastfeeding is a personal decision a mother, and sometimes a doctor, makes for her baby, depending on her own health. There are many benefits to the practice – if you make the decision that it’s right for you. Today’s blog will explore some of the oral benefits of breastfeeding. Your Baby May Develop a Better… Read more »

Helping Your Child Prevent Dental Problems

If you want your child to maintain a top-notch oral health and smile, then you need to help them prevent dental issues. Fortunately, there are many things you can do to keep dental problems, like cavities, gum disease, and enamel erosion, at bay. Our dentist, Dr. , would be happy to tell you all about… Read more »

Statistics About Early Childhood Caries

If baby bottle tooth decay advances for too long without dental treatment, options for recovery become few and far between. While it’s never the first thing we endorse, your child may end up in need of surgery to get rid of their affected chompers if the baby bottle tooth decay has progressed too much. When… Read more »

Your Child’s First Dental Visit

The first year of a person’s life is full of milestones. For your child, make sure a dentist visit is one of them! An early first visit is essential. The dentist can be a big help in making sure your child’s mouth is developing properly. Why so early? As soon as your baby’s teeth come… Read more »

Preparing Your Child’s Smile with Tooth Hazard Prevention

Are you aware that your child’s oral health can be greatly enhanced by devising a plan to protect them from common dangers that can arise? Tooth hazard prevention should be implemented into everyone’s oral health care routines, as a single accident is enough to derail your entire smile. Monitor all objects that enter your child’s… Read more »

Are You Informed about Tooth Brushing for Kids?

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

Five Toothbrush Techniques for Better Oral Health

As imperative as it is to brush your teeth two times a day, it is just as significant to give suitable time, care, and courtesy to the tools you will be using. No matter how often you may clean your teeth, if your toothbrush is not up to the task, your effort may be wasted…. Read more »

Strengthen Your Child’s Teeth with Safe and Effective Oral Health Care

Did you know that as soon as the first tooth erupts above the gum line in your child’s mouth, tooth decay can occur? Thus, caring for your child’s oral health begins immediately. If teeth are visible, they need to be cleaned with toothpaste. Ideally, you should use a drop of toothpaste roughly the size of… Read more »

7 Simple Strategies for Calming Your Kids at the Dentist’s Office

Many children find sitting still in waiting rooms difficult. Here are seven simple strategies for helping your kids stay calm at the dentist’s office. -Help your children sleep well the night before the appointment. Cranky children are rarely calm, so ensure your children get a full night’s sleep — and maybe a nap — before… Read more »

Helping Your Child Win the Plaque Wars

Many children like to play with army guys. These same children might find brushing their teeth to be a chore. What they may not understand is that their mouths are a warzone. Children are constantly exposed to environmental toxins from food, drinks, kisses and breathing. Brushing and flossing teeth is like fighting the bad guys… Read more »