Posts From May, 2020

Little baby teeth play a big role in your child’s dental health

There was a time when people believed that baby teeth didn’t matter because they were going to fall out anyway. Luckily for our kids, we know that neglecting those important baby teeth can cause a lifetime of trouble. Yet, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently reported that nearly 25% of children between… Read More »

  • Posted on: May 5 2020

The truth about pacifiers

According to the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), pacifiers can bring benefits and drawbacks. Among parents, using a pacifier can be a highly debated subject, even if your child has already demonstrated positive feelings their binky. On the positive side Pacifiers provide a source of comfort to infants. Pacifiers can assist in reducing the chance… Read More »

  • Posted on: May 5 2020

When it comes to your child’s dental health, don’t wait

You can’t afford to wait until your baby actually has teeth to begin his or her good oral health care. In fact, your baby’s primary teeth begin forming long before birth — around your sixth week of pregnancy. Therefore, to ensure your child’s proper dental development, your diet must contain all the proper nutrients, such… Read More »

  • Posted on: May 5 2020

The exciting comings and goings of your baby’s teeth

You’re likely to celebrate when your baby pops out his or her first tooth, around three or four months, especially since it could put a temporary end to teething-related crying and drooling. And before your know it, the day will come when those amazing first teeth begin to loosen and fall out – another exciting… Read More »

  • Posted on: May 5 2020

Learn about general anesthesia in pediatric dentistry

If your child is extremely frightened of the dentist and dental procedures, you may avoid bringing him or her to the office for treatment. It’s understandable, especially considering that the very sound of a dental drill can traumatize some children. But dental treatment is extremely important for children’s oral and overall health. That’s why we… Read More »

  • Posted on: May 4 2020

Prepare your child’s teeth now for life after braces

The “braces years,” (or months, depending on your child) can be difficult ones. The goal is to give your child straight, attractive and properly functioning teeth, and you both look forward to the day when a new and confident smile can be revealed. But in the mean time, you need to make sure your child’s… Read More »

  • Posted on: May 4 2020

Give your child’s permanent teeth the space they need

Not all parents know just how important baby teeth are to their child’s future dental health. Baby teeth are designed to serve as “guides” for permanent teeth, so they grow in properly. When baby teeth come out too early, for any reason, adjacent teeth may move into the space left by the missing tooth, leaving… Read More »

  • Posted on: May 4 2020

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