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 »

What to Know About Losing Baby Teeth

Everybody loves the tooth fairy! Who doesn’t thrill to get a few coins (or dollars!) for losing a baby tooth? This turns a potential distressing event into something fun. So, what can you do as a parent to help your child when a tooth is ready to come out? Well,... Read more »

How the Habit of Thumb-sucking Can Cause Oral and Social Issues

Thumb-sucking is one way in which a baby or child soothes his or herself, but it can affect their oral health negatively. Read today’s blog about how this stress-reliever may cause potential future oral problems. When a baby or child sucks his or her thumb, it’s usually because they are... Read more »

A Child with a Large Cavity Might Need a Dental Crown

Children often struggle to maintain a consistent and effective daily oral hygiene routine. Even if they do remember to brush each morning and night while also making a concerted effort to floss once each day, a child’s propensity for sweets could still encourage a cavity to develop. Primary teeth are... Read more »

Holiday Treats for Children With Braces: Eat This, Not That

Holidays can be a fun time, with family, friends, and delicious foods. Those with braces may feel that their holiday treats are pretty limited this year. The good news is, there are still plenty of holiday foods they CAN eat! Here are some common culprits for broken braces, and some... Read more »