Should You Be Worried About Your Child’s Thumb, Finger or Pacifier Habit?

Babies sucking their thumb, finger, or pacifier is a natural reflex that helps them feel secure and happy. This is often used to help them relax and fall asleep, and they even do this in the womb! If your child is still doing this, the hope is they lose interest... Read more »

Include the Tooth Fairy as One of Santa’s Helpers

Santa and his elves aren’t the only ones giving gifts to children to reward good behavior throughout the year. The Tooth Fairy is another children’s favorite as she bestows gifts in exchange for their lost teeth year-round. Considering they can lose up to 20 baby teeth, children can get to... Read more »

Everything You Want to Know About Your Child’s Primary Teeth

Do you have questions about your child’s developing smile? If so, today we’re going to talk about their teeth. Your infant’s primary teeth can appear as early as five months, and by the time they are one year old, they usually have sprouted six baby teeth (typically the top four... Read more »

Monsters Need Dental Care, Too!

Are you having a hard time getting your child to take care of their smile? With the holidays fast approaching, you want them to take even better care of their pearly whites with so many sweets and treats coming at them. We want your children to have great dental care,... Read more »

What Should and Shouldn’t Go in Your Teen’s Smile

With so many concerns surrounding your teen’s healthy development, one important factor to manage is their oral health. During this time in their life, they are exposed to new situations and fads with their peers. You can help them navigate this stage to build healthy habits for a lifetime of... Read more »

Caring for Your Child’s Smile

As their primary caregiver, one of the most important aspects of bringing your child in for their first dental visit is learning how best to care for their teeth. We are happy to show you how to clean their mouth daily and answer any questions or concerns you may have... Read more »

Helping Your Child Feel at Ease at their First Appointment

Be sure to bring in your child by the age of 1 or about six months after their first tooth appears. These tend to appear at about 6 months. When you come in for their first exam, some things you will want to discuss dental care for your infant/toddler, bad... Read more »

Making Dental Hygiene Enjoyable for Your Child

If getting your child to practice proper dental hygiene is a struggle, you are not alone. Maybe changing something simple is all it will take to help them enjoy dental hygiene. This can take a little creativity, so our doctors and team are more than happy to give you a... Read more »

Teaching Oral Health to The Kids

When very young, everything is done for you, but even an infant can become accustomed to a routine. So, even though a baby doesn’t have any teeth yet, it is wise to wipe down their tiny, pink gums with a wet washcloth after every feeding to remove milk and leftover... Read more »

Teaching Kids to Enjoy the Dentist

Did you ever enjoy the dentist as a kid? Chances are, if you’re like other children, you felt it was always a bit scary and overwhelming. That’s a normal feeling, and if it’s one your kids share, you might be wondering what the best way to get them to go... Read more »