Protecting Your Child’s Teeth During Sports

Protecting Your Child’s Teeth During Sports

Playing sports is one of the best ways for your kids to get the exercise and socializing that they need. The only concern is how to handle it when they get hurt? Protecting your children’s teeth while they play sports, not just heavy-contact sports, is incredibly important. The general cost of fixing a missing tooth… Continue reading Protecting Your Child’s Teeth During Sports

The Importance of Focusing on Flossing With Kids

The Importance of Focusing on Flossing With Kids

Flossing. It’s the bane of all the oral health chores we do day-in and day-out. While it’s often overlooked, we are reminded each and every time we go to the dentist as our dentist asks us, “do you floss regularly?” Maybe you’re great at it and can give an answer with confidence. Or maybe you’re like… Continue reading The Importance of Focusing on Flossing With Kids

What Age Should My Child Be Seen for Braces?

What Age Should My Child Be Seen for Braces?

The best time for your child to get dental braces depends on the severity and the cause of the misalignment of your child’s teeth. Your Orthodontist will be the one to perform an evaluation and determine whether braces are necessary or not. An orthodontist is a dentist with additional training, who specializes in aligning and… Continue reading What Age Should My Child Be Seen for Braces?

Quick! How do I Relieve My Child’s Toothache?

Quick! How do I Relieve My Child’s Toothache?

No one enjoys a toothache, much less a child. If you’ve ever found yourself face-to-face with your child gripping their mouth and wincing in pain, you know it’s not fun. Most minor toothache’s can be relieved with simple home remedies, while more severe pain will likely require a trip to your pediatric dentist. First, the… Continue reading Quick! How do I Relieve My Child’s Toothache?

Optimizing Oral Health Through Care and Education

Optimizing Oral Health Through Care and Education

Dental experts are sought out for vital information and advice regarding oral care. On top of being knowledge keepers, however, it is essential they act as educators as well. Many hygienists and dentists know there is no “one size fits all approach” to patient education and therefore must develop a unique methodology. To ensure oral… Continue reading Optimizing Oral Health Through Care and Education