What is Your Child’s Pacifier is Doing to Their Teeth?

You probably know that when your child cries, a natural solution is to hand them their pacifier. Fortunately, there isn’t anything wrong with that—in fact, a pacifier can comfort your child and help you, as their parent, get some precious rest. However, if your pacifier isn’t used properly, or is used too long, they could… Read more »

How to Keep Your Child’s Smile Health up to Date

Regular dental checkups help to discover if your child is experiencing a chronic dental condition. This is important because children who suffer from chronic dental pain may not always tell you (or be able to tell you) what is happening. But there are signs they may exhibit–they may appear anxious, depressed or tired. The reality is more than one-half… Read more »

The Secret of the Tooth Fairy

Like Santa Claus or the Easter Bunny, the Tooth Fairy is a symbol of childhood. The Tooth Fairy exists in many cultures and across many religions. But where did the Tooth Fairy come from? Dr. and our team at are happy to shed some light on the subject. The Tooth Fairy came to be fairly… Read more »

Dental Sealants Keep Tooth Decay from Forming on Your Back Teeth

Your molars and premolars have many contours and textures. They also have pits and fissures on the biting surfaces that can be hard to clean with your daily brushing. If plaque and residual food particles are not thoroughly removed from these pits and fissures they can easily create tooth decay. In fact, the cavities can… Read more »

The Toothbrush-Replacement Signs for Your Child’s Brush

Do you ever get confused about when to replace your child’s cute little toothbrush? If so, then our team is more than happy to clear that confusion! It’s best to replace your child’s toothbrush: -After 3-4 months: After 3-4 months of wear and tear, the toothbrush is no longer effective at removing plaque from the… Read more »

What is Your Baby’s Teething Timeline?

If you’ve raised a child, you know that teething can be uncomfortable for all involved. Fortunately, with the right information, you can make the experience more tolerable. For instance, do you know when your child’s first tooth should come in? Or when their second should? Do you know the next place you should look for… Read more »

How to Floss Your Child’s Chompers

As you may already know, flossing is extremely important, especially for your child. However, flossing might be a difficult task if you’re not sure how to properly clean your child’s teeth. So, to help you care for your child’s smile on a regular basis, Dr. and our team are happy to provide you with the… Read more »

Considerations for Effectively Maintaining Your New Ceramic Coated Braces

The ceramic braces fitted by are identical to wire and bracket braces. The one significant difference is that the wires and brackets have been coated with a porcelain-ceramic material that can be color matched to blend in with your natural tooth enamel. It’s important to remember that if any part of your braces are damaged… Read more »

How to Prevent Tooth Decay in Your Baby’s Smile

Did you know that babies can suffer from tooth decay just as much as anyone else? Well, it’s true. The dental problem is called baby bottle tooth decay. Baby bottle tooth decay in , , is a common dental issue found among children and it tends to warp, deteriorate, and destroy the primary teeth. Generally,… Read more »

Helping Wean Your Child off of Thumb Sucking

Young children suck on pacifiers, thumbs, and fingers to soothe themselves, help themselves fall asleep, and to learn about the world. Thumb sucking helps young children feel happy and secure. Children usually stop sucking their thumbs around two to four years old, or when their permanent teeth begin to erupt. If your child continues to… Read more »