Keeping Cavities at Bay with Dental Sealants

Are you ever afraid cavities are going to attack your teeth? If so, Dr. R. Bruce Howell has some great news for you: There are ways you can prevent cavities! In addition to a regular oral hygiene routine, dental sealants can protect your teeth and help you keep cavities at bay. Dental sealants are clear,… Read more »

Spread the Smiles with Halloween Jokes!

Halloween is next week. That means the vampires are coming out of their coffins, ghosts and mummies are leaving their graves and witches are boiling toil and trouble. And don’t forget the trick or treaters. You can make the trick or treating more fun by telling the kids these punny jokes: As you hand out… Read more »

How Your Oral Health is Linked to Your Overall Health

Did you know your oral health is linked to your overall health? Well, it’s true! In fact, many studies show that certain dental issues can be related to serious medical issues. This is why our dentist, Dr. , strongly encourages you to take good care of your teeth, gums, and smile. One dental issue that… Read more »

Oral Hygiene Tips for Kids

Sometimes we think that developing good habits are harder than they really are. When it comes to oral hygiene, the most difficult obstacles we create are all in our heads. In reality, oral health means donating a maximum of 10 minutes every day to brushing and flossing, and maybe watching the foods you eat as… Read more »

Q & A: Pediatric Dental Answers

Do you have questions about how to take care of your child’s smile? If so, Dr. and our dental team are here to help you! We have the answers you’re looking for. To start, we would like to give you the answers to frequently asked questions about pediatric dental care in , . Question No…. Read more »

Tips on Thumb Sucking

Thumb sucking: it’s common. But did you know that this can actually cause serious oral health issues? Although most children go through thumb sucking phases, you’ll want to help them stop quickly so that later ailments do not result. Here are some facts to know and tips to help your child quit thumb sucking: –… Read more »

The Excitement of a Better Smile Awaits with Childhood Tooth Brushing

To guarantee your child’s teeth remain healthy and strong, you will need to brush them every single day from the time they appear above the gum line until your child can easily and safely brush their own teeth by themselves. The excitement of a better smile for children awaits with better brushing tactics. The key… Read more »

What Benefits Can Breastfeeding Provide for Your Child’s Smile?

Did you know that a child’s oral health can receive benefits from breastfeeding? Drinking from bottles can harm a child’s teeth, especially if the drink is heavy in sugars. What benefits can breastfeeding provide for your child’s smile? Here are a few facts about breastfeeding and dental health: – Breastfeeding can help protect your infants… Read more »

How to Make Your Child’s Dental Experience Less Scary

Is your child afraid of going to the dental office? Do they dread the very thought of going to the dentist for even just a basic check up? If so, we have some tips for you on how to make your child’s experience more enjoyable so visiting Dr. is easier. Tip number one is to… Read more »

Does Your Child Suck Their Thumb Regularly?

If you child regularly sucks their thumb, they could be at a much higher risk of oral health problems and issues for many years to come. Fortunately, there are plenty of treatment techniques and methods to help your children overcome thumb sucking and lead them on a path towards optimum oral health. One of the… Read more »