How Can You Stop Your Child’s Thumb Sucking?

Thumb sucking is something most children will do at one point or another. Usually, thumb sucking helps your child when they are upset or if they need to fall asleep. However, did you know that sucking on your children’s thumbs, fingers, or even a pacifier can be detrimental to the health of your child’s teeth?… Read more »

How to Safely Remove Food that Is Stuck Between Your Teeth

There are certain foods, like popcorn hulls, meat fibers, seeds, and fruit peels, that can get stuck between your teeth. In some cases, these food particles can even become lodged in the gum line. When this happens, it can cause pressure, discomfort and sometimes even pain. Even if you are in distress, you need to… Read more »

When Should I Replace My Child’s Toothbrush?

If you’re not sure when to replace your child’s toothbrush, then our team is more than happy to help you! It’s very important to replace your child’s smile-cleaning tool on a regular basis so they can have the top-notch oral health they deserve. To help you, Dr. and our team recommend replacing your child’s toothbrush:… Read more »

Child’s Teething Timeline

If you’ve raised a child, you know that teething can be uncomfortable for all involved. Fortunately, with the right information, you can make the experience more tolerable. For instance, do you know when your child’s first tooth should come in? Or when their second should? Do you know the next place you should look for… Read more »

How to Properly Brush Your Child’s Teeth

Because children are too young to brush their teeth themselves, it’s best for the parents to deeply clean their child’s smile regularly. To help you do so, our team has provided the following tooth-brushing instructions for you: -Step 1: When you brush your child’s smile, it’s best to use a soft-bristled, child-sized toothbrush and a… Read more »

Protecting the Molars with Dental Sealants

For some people the occlusal or biting surface of their back teeth might have deep pits, and contours. If residual food particles and plaque become stuck in these areas, it can lead to rather large areas of tooth decay. The large fillings needed to repair these teeth can pose problems later on in life. If… Read more »

How to Keep Baby Bottle Tooth Decay Away From Your Baby’s Smile

If you want your child to have the top-notch oral health they deserve, it’s best to help them prevent baby bottle tooth decay as much as possible. Baby bottle tooth decay in , , is a serious dental problem that is found in many children’s smiles. It’s generally caused by prolonged exposure to sugar and… Read more »

Helping Your Child with Dental Anxiety

Dental anxiety is the anxiety many people feel about going to see their dentist. It can be caused be a fear of experiencing pain, either because of a previous negative experience, or from hearing others share their stories of bad experiences. Some people are afraid receiving injections or that the injection won’t work properly. Some… Read more »