Nighttime teeth grinding may not seem like much of an issue, but it can increase your child’s risk of developing a number of oral health issues. Learn more about the signs and treatment options for teeth grinding, and why you shouldn’t ignore it.
Your child’s first dental visit is an important milestone in their development. Here’s what you need to know about when to schedule your child’s first dental appointment and how to prepare for a successful visit.
It takes time and practice for young kids to learn how to adequately brush their teeth. In the meantime, your child could be at greater risk for cavities. Here’s what you need to know about how sealants can help protect your child’s teeth.
Like adults, children and teens need to floss every day to keep their teeth healthy and avoid common problems, such as cavities and gum disease. Here’s what you need to know about your child’s oral health and what can happen if they don’t floss.
Convincing your teen to go to the dentist for a check up can be challenging, but preventive dental care saves valuable time, money, and potentially invasive dental work in the future. Here’s why dental check ups should be a priority for your teens.
Learning to brush and floss correctly takes some practice, but good oral hygiene habits are just as important for children as for adults. Here are some tips and tricks to ensure that your kids are set up for a lifetime of healthy teeth and gums.
Even a routine trip to the dentist can be stressful and overwhelming for children with special needs (and their parents). Here are some tips and considerations to keep in mind for your child’s next visit to the dentist if they have special needs.
In addition to being discreet and making your smile more attractive, white composite fillings offer a number of benefits. Here’s what you need to know about white composite fillings and what they can do for you.
Teething babies have special oral health and dental needs just like older children and teenagers. Here’s what you need to know about the teething process and when you should start taking your baby to the dentist.
Going to the dentist and getting necessary dental treatments can be more complicated with special needs children. Here are some tips and suggestions for getting your special needs child the dental care they need, and how we can help.
Accidents and mishaps are a normal part of childhood, and chances are that your child will be faced with a dental emergency at some point. Here’s what you need to know about childhood dental emergencies and when to call the dentist.
Your child’s first dental visit can be a scary or exciting time, depending on how you (both) look at it. Here’s what to expect at the first appointment, and how to prepare them (and you) for a lifetime of good oral health and reduced dental anxiety.
Baby teeth may be temporary, but they play an important role in your child’s healthy development and future oral health. Here’s what you need to know about when to make your child’s first dental appointment.
Children are especially vulnerable to oral health issues ranging from cavities to bite and alignment issues that require orthodontics. Here are some of the most common pediatric oral health issues and what to look out for.
Silver diamine fluoride is a noninvasive treatment that can help stop cavities and tooth decay in their tracks. Here’s what you need to know about silver diamine fluoride and whether it’s right for your kids.
Establishing good oral hygiene habits in childhood will set your kids up for a lifetime of healthy teeth and gums. Here are some tips and tricks to help your kids learn to take good care of their teeth at home.
The start of a new year is a great time to get a dental check up and cleaning. Here’s what you need to know about preventive dental care and why you shouldn’t skip your dental check ups, even if your teeth and gums are healthy.
More and more adults are investing in orthodontics. If you’re considering adult braces or Invisalign®, here’s what you need to know about the different options available to correct new or existing bite and alignment issues.
The effects of tooth decay can sneak up on you, resulting in potentially expensive and uncomfortable dental treatment in the future. Here are the most common signs and symptoms of tooth decay and how to know when it’s time to go to the dentist.
Dental anxiety and the fear of going to the dentist is very real, especially for children. If your child is afraid or nervous about going to the dentist, sedation dentistry can help to keep them comfortable and relaxed. Here's what you need to know.
Sleep apnea can be difficult to detect and cause a number of health problems in addition to disrupting your child’s sleep. Here’s what you need to know about sleep apnea and how to get help if you think your child is affected.
Dental anxiety can make it difficult to get your child to the dentist, and that can have a long-term impact on their oral health. Here are some tips to help ease your child’s anxiety and fears about going to the dentist.
A baby’s oral health and dental care needs start with the eruption of the first tooth. Here’s what you need to know about when to take your baby for their first dentist appointment, and how to care for baby teeth and gums.
Teeth whitening treatments can brighten your smile by several shades. Unfortunately, your teeth are still vulnerable to the same factors that stained them in the first place. Here’s what you can do to keep them whiter longer.
Kids may bulk and brushing their teeth or going to the dentists, but as parents, you know good oral hygiene habits are essential for a lifetime of healthy smile. Here are some pediatric dentistry tips and general information for parents to keep in mind.