Thumb-Sucking: How It Can Affect Your Baby’s Teeth

You may have heard from your pediatrician or family practitioner that the habit of thumb-sucking isn’t good for baby’s teeth, but do you know why? Read today’s blog about how this stress-reliever may cause potential future oral problems. Thumb-sucking for babies and toddlers is usually the result of too much... Read more »

A Chipped or Fractured Bridge Needs the Treatment of an Experienced Dentist

Dental bridge restorations are typically used to replace a tooth that couldn’t be saved by a root canal or otherwise were lost to severe tooth decay or dental trauma. They are created in special dental labs from materials that are meant to nearly rival natural tooth enamel. Yet, just like... Read more »

Why are Baby Teeth Important

Is anything more important than the welfare of your children? If you’re a recent parent, you really know that there’s nothing a parent would do to take care of their child. That’s why caring for the teeth of your child is so crucial to do right, and we want to... Read more »

Dental Sealants Can Lessen Your Chances of Suffering Cavities on Your Back Teeth

The teeth in the back of the mouth play a very important role in your child’s overall oral function. When one of them is compromised by cavity, the discomfort and potential dysfunction can limit your child’s basic ability to chew and grind food for safe swallowing. Some individuals have deep... Read more »

A Few Notes Pertaining to Dental Erosion

As the season ends, it is a good time to assess your oral health care in relation to dental erosion. If dental erosion occurs, you can be at an increased risk for tooth decay, cavities, and eventual tooth loss. You can begin to combat dental erosion, also known as enamel... Read more »

Autumn Holidays Bring Sweets

While sweets are fun, they can also damage your smile if you aren’t extra-conscious of your oral health. Know which candies to avoid for healthy teeth. Sticky candies, such as jelly beans, licorice, caramel, and taffy, stay attached to the tooth enamel for long periods of time, increasing the bacteria’s... Read more »

The Timing of Your Child’s First Dental Visit

A baby’s first year is full of milestones. Make sure a dentist visit is one of them! The dentist can make sure your child’s mouth is developing properly. As soon as your baby’s teeth come through, your child could get cavities. It is also important to make sure that your... Read more »

The History of Golden Dental Crowns

Dental crowns come in a number of different substances, one of the extra popular being gold. Because gold is a malleable material practically immune to decay, it makes a great oral material for replacing pearly whites. However, golden teeth have held different appeals across the years, and their suitability to... Read more »

Healthy Back-to-School Snacks

Fall is here, and that means return to school! Here are some mouth-healthy tips for quick eating to keep your smile healthy and strong. Try using fruit as an after-school snack! It’s a great way to include sweets in your child’s diet without all the extra refined sugar. Crisp fall... Read more »

Tooth Brushing for Kids and Its Effect on Your Pediatric Health

To ensure your child’s teeth remain healthy and strong, you will need to brush them every day from the time they become visible around 6 months of age until your child can adequately brush their own teeth by themselves. If your child is under the age of three, you should... Read more »