10 Tips To Prevent Early Childhood Cavities

10 Tips To Prevent Early Childhood Cavities

Contrary to popular belief, children can get cavities. Children’s teeth are susceptible to a condition called early childhood caries. What are early childhood caries? Early childhood caries, also known as early childhood tooth decay, are a form of cavities that usually affect the upper front teeth in children. These caries…

How To Prepare Kids For Their First Dental Appointment

How To Prepare Kids For Their First Dental Appointment

It’s a trip we all have to make at some point in our lives. That first visit to the dentist can be daunting for kids, but with your help as a parent, they can make their way through the process comfortably and even enjoy their time with the dentist. To…

What To Do If Your Child Loses A Tooth While Playing Sports

What To Do If Your Child Loses A Tooth While Playing Sports

Not only do kids tend to be reckless, but accidents happen, especially when many children are in the mix. This is more or less the definition of kids’ sports: Lots of running; lots of falling; lots of kids not looking where they are going. Losing a tooth is an unpleasant…

5 Tips For Flossing Your Kids Teeth

5 Tips For Flossing Your Kids Teeth

Flossing your kid’s teeth is not only imperative to their overall dental health and preventing unpleasant trips to the dentist in the future, but it also makes the act of flossing a habit. Making flossing a habit will ensure that they continue to maintain this important step in their oral…

6 Ways To Make Your Kids More Comfortable At The Dentist

6 Ways To Make Your Kids More Comfortable At The Dentist

The dentist’s office can be an intimidating place for both children and adults alike. However, if you are a parent with children who feel discomfort at the dentist, know that you can play an important role in making them feel more comfortable! Acting on your children’s uneasiness at the dentist…

The Tooth Fairy

The Tooth Fairy

What does the tooth fairy leave under your kid’s pillow? Everyone knows losing baby teeth is part of the transition into adolescence, and putting those precious baby teeth under a pillow for the Tooth Fairy has become a popular trend similar to Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny. Children often…

Back to School Lunch Tips From The Dentist

Back to School Lunch Tips From The Dentist

It is back to school time, can you believe it?  Wow – that came fast! I am a father of four young children and with school less than a week away, I know it is hard preparing for what lies ahead.  Most of the school supplies bought, wardrobes updated, and…

The Importance of Sports Mouth Guards

Imagine what it would be like if you suddenly lost one or two of your teeth.  Smiling, talking and even eating would be different. With kids going back to school and fall sports starting just around the corner, sports mouth guards should be on the list of priorities.  Mouth guards…

To Take X-Rays or Not Take X-Rays?! – That is the Question

The short answer: To take x-rays!   The long Answer: To take x-rays, and it’s important too understand why. Below is a look at the different types of dental x-rays and why they are critical to your oral health Digital dental x-rays, the choice of our offices and the popular choice among…