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 »

What Are Dental Sealants?

Dental sealants are a great dental treatment that can help your child maintain strong and healthy teeth. Our dentists are happy to offer this treatment at Pediatric Dental Associates because we want your child to have the best smile possible. If you’re interested in this treatment, don’t forget to call our... Read more »

Teaching Your Child to Brush & Floss

Did you know that your child’s baby teeth help guide the permanent teeth into their correct positions? Did you know that if a baby tooth is lost too soon, issues can arise? Because of this, it is so important that you teach your child to brush and floss their teeth... Read more »

Dental Facts and Findings on Thumb Sucking Treatments

Are you aware of the risks associated with thumb sucking in children? Because many individuals often think of it as a way for them to stay calm and relaxed when they are not feeling well or as a way to help them cope with any issues they may have, the... Read more »

The Things to Expect During Your Child’s First Dental Appointment

Your child deserves a top-notch oral health and smile. This is why it’s important to care for their teeth and gums regularly. One way to do so is by bringing them into Pediatric Dental Associates for their first dental appointment around their first birthday or six months after their first... Read more »