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5 Easy Ways to Reduce Your Child's Cavity Risk

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month. Children are especially vulnerable to developing cavities. Here are a few tips and tricks to improve your child’s oral health and reduce their cavity risk.
Feb 1st, 2024
4 Ways to Start Taking Care of Your Baby's Oral Health

4 Ways to Start Taking Care of Your Baby's Oral Health

It’s never too early to prioritize and focus on your baby’s oral health. Here’s what you need to know about when to take your baby to the dentist for the first time, and how to take care of their oral health as they get older.
Dec 14th, 2023

Sealants: Why Every Child Should get Them

Prevention is the best protection, especially when it comes to your child’s oral health. Here’s what you need to know about dental sealants, and whether they’re a good option for your child.
Nov 14th, 2023
When Should I Bring My Baby to the Dentist?

When Should I Bring My Baby to the Dentist?

Babies need regular dental care once they start teething. Here’s what you need to know about your baby’s teeth and gum health, and when to start taking them to the dentist for routine care.
Jun 8th, 2023
3 Noninvasive Treatments to Prevent Cavities

3 Noninvasive Treatments to Prevent Cavities

Cavities may be incredibly common, but they’re not unavoidable. Read on to learn about three noninvasive treatments that can either keep cavities from developing or keep them from getting worse.
May 4th, 2023
The Pros and Cons of Invisalign for Kids

The Pros and Cons of Invisalign for Kids

Millions of children and teens need orthodontic treatment every year. While traditional braces have been the standard form of treatment in the past, more and more people are choosing Invisalign® for the convenience and discreet nature of the clear aligners
Apr 13th, 2023
5 Benefits of Silver Diamine Fluoride

5 Benefits of Silver Diamine Fluoride

Silver diamine fluoride (SDF) can help halt cavities as well as protect teeth from developing them. Read on to learn about what SDF is and some of its many benefits.
Mar 13th, 2023
4 Ways to Help Stop Nighttime Teeth Grinding in Children

4 Ways to Help Stop Nighttime Teeth Grinding in Children

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.
Jan 19th, 2023
Does My Child Need Sealants?

Does My Child Need Sealants?

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.
Nov 13th, 2022
Is Nitrous Oxide Safe for My Child?

Is Nitrous Oxide Safe for My Child?

Nitrous oxide is safe and noninvasive and can be used to sedate children. Here’s what you need to know about how nitrous oxide works, when it’s used, and whether it’s right for your child.
Oct 12th, 2022
Signs It’s Time for Braces

Signs It’s Time for Braces

Visibly crooked teeth are just one of several signs that your child might need braces. Here’s what you need to know about common orthodontic problems in children, and when braces might be necessary.
Jul 12th, 2022
What Happens When Your Child Doesn’t Floss

What Happens When Your Child Doesn’t Floss

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.
Jun 1st, 2022
Yes, Your Teen Really Does Need a Dental Check Up

Yes, Your Teen Really Does Need a Dental Check Up

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.
May 1st, 2022
Knocked-Out Tooth? Take These Steps Immediately

Knocked-Out Tooth? Take These Steps Immediately

When a tooth is knocked out, time is of the essence. Here’s a list of steps you can take to try and save a tooth after it’s been knocked out in a fall, accident, or from a sports injury.
Apr 1st, 2022
My Child’s Teeth Are Yellow

My Child’s Teeth Are Yellow

Stained and yellow teeth can be embarrassing, especially for children. Here are a few things you can do if your child has yellow teeth or other oral health issues with their baby or primary teeth.
Mar 2nd, 2022
Is Your Child Brushing and Flossing Correctly?

Is Your Child Brushing and Flossing Correctly?

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.
Feb 2nd, 2022
The Benefits of White Composite Fillings

The Benefits of White Composite Fillings

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.
Dec 9th, 2021
Does My Baby Need to See a Dentist when Teething?

Does My Baby Need to See a Dentist when Teething?

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.
Nov 10th, 2021
Dental Care for Your Special Needs Child

Dental Care for Your Special Needs Child

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.
Oct 10th, 2021
Help! My Child Has a Dental Emergency

Help! My Child Has a Dental Emergency

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.
Sep 6th, 2021

What to Expect at Your Child's First Dental Visit

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.
Jul 4th, 2021

Do Babies Need a Dentist?

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.
Jun 2nd, 2021

Common Oral Health Issues in Children

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.
May 14th, 2021

What Is Silver Diamine Fluoride?

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.
Apr 5th, 2021

Are Sealants Safe?

Dental sealants help to protect children’s teeth from cavities and decay. If you’re considering sealants for your children, here’s what you need to know about their safety.
Feb 8th, 2021

Start the New Year with a Dental Check Up

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.
Jan 6th, 2021

It’s Never Too Late to Straighten Your Teeth

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.
Dec 1st, 2020

4 Signs of Tooth Decay

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.
Nov 1st, 2020

Relax with Sedation Dentistry

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.
Oct 1st, 2020

Sleep Apnea (sleep disturbed breathing) in Children

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.
Sep 3rd, 2020

Benefits of Teeth Sealants

The fight against tooth decay and cavities begins in childhood. Find out how teeth sealants can help your children brush their teeth more efficiently and lower their risk of developing cavities.
Aug 6th, 2020

Easing Your Child’s Dental Anxiety

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.
Jul 8th, 2020

Baby Dental Care: What You Need to Know

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.
Jun 17th, 2020

4 Ways to Make Tooth Brushing Fun for Your Kids

Establishing good oral hygiene habits for your kids is the best way to protect them from future dental problems. Here are some tips and tricks to help get your kids excited about brushing their teeth.
May 29th, 2020

How to Extend the Results of Teeth Whitening

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.
Apr 1st, 2020

What Every Parent Should Know about Pediatric Dental Care

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.
Mar 19th, 2020

What Constitutes a Dental Emergency?

Getting to the dentist as soon as possible is key during a dental emergency. Here’s what you need to know about dental emergencies, including when to drop everything and call the dentist.
Feb 25th, 2020