Special Needs Patients and the Dentist

A special needs person is no different from anyone else when it comes to their oral health. They have the same needs as anyone else in terms of brushing,flossing and dental visits. Special needs patients can include, but are not limited to the elderly; people with mobility issues; people living with mental disabilities or a… Read more »

What Do You Know About Thumb Sucking?

If your child sucks their thumb, you should break the habit as soon as you see it begin. This may not always be easy, but the longer the custom goes on, the greater the risk the child has for lasting dental damage. If your child has begun to suck their thumb, offer them heaps of… Read more »

Be Sure to Provide Your Child with an ADA Approved Toothpaste

Dr. understands that as parent your child’s health and well-being are a top priority. Instilling good oral hygiene habits in their youth will go a long way toward helping your child maintain good oral health as an adult. You should start brushing and flossing each of their teeth as soon as they emerge from the… Read more »

Keys to Treating Teething

Teething is a process that almost all children go through at some point during their early years. Teething is the result of teeth erupting above the gum line for the first time, which can often be accompanied by pain and discomfort. Listed below are a few keys to treating teething: – Various treatment tools that… Read more »

A Tooth Might Need to Be Extracted for Braces to Correct an Overcrowding Problem

As your son or daughter grows up, their set of twenty primary teeth has been replaced by their thirty-two permanent teeth. Of course, this is a gradual process, as the teeth are lost at different times. When this happens, it’s possible for multiple teeth to emerge too close to each other causing one or two… Read more »

The Facts About Dental Fluorosis

You may understand that there are several steps you’ll have to take if you’re hoping to help your kids enjoy sound oral health. For example, you are probably aware that you should help your little ones keep their pearly whites clean by brushing and flossing every day. However, did you know you that you shouldn’t… Read more »

What Goes on During Your Child’s First Dental Appointment?

You probably understand that there are many things you should do if you’re raising a child. For example, you probably know that you should keep your kids active, take them to your doctor fairly on a regular basis, and encourage them to follow a balanced diet. Still, are you aware that it’s also important for… Read more »

How to Help Your Child through a Dental Filling

It’s very common for children to develop a cavity in their baby teeth. If your child finds themselves having a cavity, it’s important not to blame yourself for it. Sometimes these things happen no matter how much you make sure that your child brushes and flosses on a regular basis. Children love sugar and can… Read more »

Knowing When to Pull Your Child’s Tooth

You know that your child should lose their baby teeth eventually. Similarly, you probably know that your child’s tooth should fall out on its own. However, do you know when the tooth should fall out or when you should consider pulling your little one’s tooth? As you may have guessed, letting your child’s teeth fall… Read more »

Health Benefits of a Straight Smile

Have you had the opportunity to have orthodontic treatment to fix your smile? If so, you’re well aware of the benefits you get from a straight smile – increased self-esteem, better overall confidence, and a great appearance that helps you make lasting first impressions. However, there are other benefits to a straight smile that often… Read more »