25
2019
Important Vitamins For Your Child’s Teeth & Gums

2019-09-25T07:57:33+00:00By |Tips Tricks|

Important Vitamins For Your Child's Teeth & Gums Although it is clear that daily brushing and flossing as well as regular dental cleanings are important parts of dental health for both adults and children, we often do not think about dental health from the inside out. There are many vitamins and minerals that are important to the health of your child’s teeth. Consuming a balanced diet of whole foods rich in fresh fruits and vegetables can ensure that your child enjoys a lifetime of healthy teeth. These vitamins and minerals are essential to a healthy smile from the inside out: [...]

16
2019
The Do’s And Dont’s For Your Child’s Oral Hygiene

2019-09-25T07:52:00+00:00By |Tips Tricks|

The Do's And Dont's For Your Child's Oral Hygiene Oral health requires daily practice and good oral hygiene habits begin at a young age. Parents lead by example and there are many Do’s and Don’ts for your children’s dental health. DO take your child to the dentist early and regularly. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that you visit the dentist with your baby before they even turn a year old. Acclimating them to the dental office, chair, and experience is important to begin a lifelong habit of dental hygiene. Early visits also prepare you as you can discuss [...]

14
2019
Surprising Habits That May Be Harming Your Teeth

2019-09-25T07:48:48+00:00By |Tips Tricks|

Surprising Habits That May Be Harming Your Teeth No matter how vigilant we may be with daily brushing, flossing, and regular dental cleanings, there are many daily habits that may be causing more harm than good when it comes to your dental health. Beyond the foods that we eat, there are many other surprising habits that cause oral hygiene issues. Playing sports without a mouthguard- A hit to a mouth can become a devastating injury when it results in a chipped or lost tooth. Investing in a self-fitting mouth guard can protect you from a catastrophe. Nail-biting- Chewing on [...]

12
2019
Why It Is Important To Have Your Child’s Wisdom Teeth Removed

2019-09-25T07:44:29+00:00By |Tips Tricks|

Why It Is Important To Have Your Child's Wisdom Teeth Removed Also known as the third molars, wisdom teeth are the final permanent molars to emerge into the mouth. Although they emerge at different ages and times for every one, these molars typically make their appearance between the ages of 17 and 19. Many people opt to have them removed because of a myriad of problems that these molars can cause. The following symptoms can be reasons to choose to have an extraction sooner rather than later: Shifting or crowding of other molars Pain caused during molar eruption Jaw stiffness [...]

10
2019
5 Diet Changes To Promote Healthy Teeth

2019-09-25T07:39:36+00:00By |Tips Tricks|

5 Diet Changes To Promote Healthy Teeth Even when we take care of our smile with regular cleanings, brushing, and flossing, nutrition still plays a large role in our dental health. When it comes to our teeth, the old adage “Garbage in garbage out” applies. Although there are certain foods that we have known to cause teeth and gum issues for decades (here’s looking at you, sugar), there are many that also promote dental hygiene. So, maybe it is less about restriction and more about replacing certain foods. Steer clear of added sugars and particularly candies. There are many [...]

9
2019
Finding A great Pediatric Dentist

2019-08-16T09:34:11+00:00By |Tips Tricks|

Your kids’ dentist experience is an important one and the first one can set the precedent for the rest of their dentist visits for their life! Dentists who are not just specially trained to handle children but truly know how to implement their training and far and few between, so it is important to find the one and keep them close. Find a dentist that bonds with your young child and keeps them feeling comfortable every single time they come back to their office. Ways to find a great pediatric dentist: Find a pediatric dentist! Anecdotal [...]

6
2019
New Pediatric Dentistry Offering Painless Visits for Kids

2019-08-16T09:34:00+00:00By |Tips Tricks|

Sometimes you just need the sedation process to help your kids relax in a dentist chair and other times, the procedure simply calls for the child to be sedated. Either way, it is an effective way to help your child through a dental procedure. This is a fantastic procedure for children with special needs or children who have severe anxiety when it comes to dentists’ offices. Our staff provides children with the most tender care and love, our team offers different levels of and types of sedation methods that help ease your child’s nerves. Sedation for Anxious [...]

4
2019
10 Ways To Simplify Pediatric Dentistry

2019-08-16T09:33:47+00:00By |Tips Tricks|

Anxiety-related to a dental visit is typically high, but these feelings can be even more intense for a minor sitting in the dental chair. Treating a child with dental anxiety presents a completely different set of problems compared to treating an adult patient. Establishing comfort and routine during a child's dental visit can have lifelong effects, so here are some tips for ways to simplify your job as a pediatric dentist, hygienist, or another dental care worker. Overview of Information One of the most important ways to make children more comfortable with any dental procedure- from routine [...]

2
2019
Minimal Invasive Surgery Emerging

2019-08-16T09:33:36+00:00By |Tips Tricks|

Dentistry is still pretty new, especially pediatric dentistry. It was just in 1914 that one doctor began hiring newly graduated students to perform dentist procedures the American Dental Association was officially established in the 1940s and finally, 20-years later, professionals started creating programs focused on children. Some of the most recent advancements, within the last 30 years or so, are the following: Dental sealants Children toothbrushes Dental lasers for children Children toothpaste Preventive care and education (for all young children in all schools) The field of pediatric dentistry has made such leaps with technology and the [...]

31
2019
What Are the Causes of Cavities?

2019-08-16T09:32:30+00:00By |Tips Tricks|

Honestly, seeing that humans 15,000 years ago, more or less, had holes in their teeth debunks the theory that candy is rotting our teeth; well, candy very well is rotting our teeth, but it isn’t the only culprit! Your everyday staples are causing your tooth to decay every single time they’re left on your tooth’s surface. Along with regular food, sugary drinks, snacks, and not cleaning your teeth properly are a disastrous combination. According to Mayo Clinic, tooth decay is the most common health issue that 7 billion people on this planet share. They’re more common in children than any [...]