Monthly Archives: February 2017

Help Your Child Make Good Choices

Pediatric dentists agree that an unhealthy diet contributes greatly to childhood tooth decay. The acids contained in some of the foods that he eats will attack your child’s tooth enamel and once the enamel is penetrated a cavity is formed. Tooth enamel is also a prime target for sugary foods. Most healthy foods contain some Continue Reading

Relieve The Anxiety

If you find yourself feeling a little anxious at the prospect of going to the dentist just imagine what your child might be thinking about his upcoming dental appointment. Every parent wants to save their child from feeling fear or anxiety about anything, including a trip to the dentist and there are definite ways to Continue Reading

A Cut Above

Pediatric dentistry is a speciality in the field just as pediatrics is in the medical arena. As a matter of fact, it is often said that pediatric dentists are the pediatricians of dentistry. Aside from the fact that he only treats children, what exactly sets a pediatric dentist apart from a general practice dentist? Children Continue Reading

Learn The Proper Techniques And Make The Right Choices

Teaching kids how to take care of their teeth and gums between visits to their pediatric dentist can provide them with an important tool for maintaining good oral health today – and tomorrow. You might want to enlist the help of the dental hygienist who cleans your child’s teeth when it comes to the actual Continue Reading

Children Are Eager To Learn

Pediatric dentists and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry all recommend that parents do the brushing until a child is 2 or 3 years old. Up until that time a soft bristle toothbrush is all that is necessary, toothpaste is not prescribed until the child has developed the motor skills to brush on his own. Continue Reading

Make Prevention Your Priority

Prevention is the key to keeping childhood cavities to a minimum and the sooner it starts, the better. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends that parents introduce their children to a pediatric dentist as soon as the baby teeth start to appear. There is a standard of progression as far as tooth development and Continue Reading