How to Develop Good Dental Habits in Your Kids

You probably understand that parents tend to go to great lengths to help their little ones stay healthy and strong. If you’re a parent, you know that there are a number of things you can do to help your child stay healthy, but you probably understand that teaching your child beneficial health care habits is… Read more »

4 Tips to a Better Smile

Do you want your child’s smile to last a lifetime? Have you they been practicing oral hygiene habits? If you want your child’s smile to last, you must help them learn to take care of it. Caring for your child’s smile consists of cleaning it properly, such as brushing the teeth and gums twice daily… Read more »

How to Help Your Teething Baby

Your baby has 20 primary teeth, also called “baby teeth,” under their gum line. These teeth usually start to break through the gums between 6 and 12 months. The teething process is uncomfortable, so your baby may be irritable during the day and have a hard time sleeping at night. Drs. Pryor and Higbee are… Read more »

How Can You Help Your Children’s Oral Health

If you’ve ever raised children, you know that you should teach them good habits while they’re young. With that in mind, it should come as no surprise that you should help your kids learn to brush and floss early. Of course, it’s also important for you to remember that your children’s baby teeth should be… Read more »

The Tooth Fairy: The Myths that Became the Legend

Think back on the days that you believed in Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny. Do you remember the excitement the prospect of losing a baby tooth brought? The anticipation of the Tooth Fairy coming to take the tooth and leaving money, whether it was a dime, quarter, or dollar, is a highlight of childhood…. Read more »

Make Brushing Fun for Your Kids

If you’ve ever raised a child, you probably understand that brushing your little one’s teeth could be a difficult experience for everyone involved. Still, while some believe that they don’t need to brush their child’s teeth, it’s actually extremely important. You see, children’s teeth can have cavities, which could ultimately lead to tooth loss. Fortunately,… Read more »

Top Tips for a Tooth Extraction

Getting a tooth pulled isn’t always the best of times, but that doesn’t mean you need to suffer through it in unbearable pain until you heal either. There are plenty of ways to not only lessen the pain, but also, to speed up recovery time. Everything from what you eat, to how much you rest,… Read more »

Dental Sealants Can Be an Effective Preventative Measure Against Cavities

Maintaining your child’s permanent teeth will promote good oral health now and in the future. It’s relatively common to have deep pits and fissures on the biting surfaces of the molars and premolars. These areas can sometimes be hard to clean with regular brushing. If residual food particles and plaque become trapped in these areas,… Read more »

A Few Tips on Avoiding Cavities

As you probably know, the holiday season typically spans from Halloween to New Years. Typically, this season is a time of fun and family. Similarly, during this season, you’ll probably find yourself surrounded by more sweets than you normally might. As you can probably guess, this means you might be more vulnerable to cavities. Naturally,… Read more »

Be Sure to Keep Your Child’s Smile up to Date

Regular periodic dental checkups help to discover if your child is experiencing a chronic oral condition. This is important because children who suffer from chronic dental pain may not always tell you (or even be able to tell you) what is happening. Signs that something is wrong can include appearing anxious, depressed or being tired (more… Read more »