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Tooth Brushing is Team Sport - Dentistry for Children

Tooth Brushing is a Team Sport

Parents, you work hard to give your kids the tools to be successful. You spend years teaching them to tie their shoes, countless hours repeating the alphabet, and all those nights and weekends cheering from the sidelines at soccer games and swim practices. You just want the best for your kids, and when they finally... Read more »

February 9, 2019

21st Century Technology: Your Dental Life Just Got Easier (and Better!)

The old country doctor. Making house calls and curing good folks of fevers, chills, and all the things that ail ’em. Picturing that worn leather doctor bag and a kindly smile on a bespectacled face really brings on the nostalgia in a lot of us, but sadly those days are a thing of the past.... Read more »

January 11, 2018

21st Century Technology: Your Dental Life Just Got Easier (and Better!)

The old country doctor. Making house calls and curing good folks of fevers, chills, and all the things that ail ’em. Picturing that worn leather doctor bag and a kindly smile on a bespectacled face really brings on the nostalgia in a lot of us, but sadly those days are a thing of the past.... Read more »

January 11, 2018
Grinding Teeth

Should you be worried about your child’s teeth grinding?

Teeth grinding (Bruxism) is generally not something you, as a parent, should worry about. Grinding of teeth is very common, from the first tooth’s eruption until around age 6 (or when the 6-year molars erupt). The general rule of thumb is that it sounds worse than what it really is. Some feel grinding is a... Read more »

November 14, 2017
Diet, Cavities, & Bug Poop

Diet, Cavities, & Bug Poop

What does that mean? It’s not only WHAT you eat but HOW you eat that affects your decay rate. If you are a frequent eater (lots of snacking or multiple small meals throughout the day) you are at risk for getting cavities. Bacteria that live on your teeth are always looking for that next meal.... Read more »

December 21, 2016

Diet, Cavities, & Bug Poop

What does that mean? It’s not only WHAT you eat but HOW you eat that affects your decay rate. If you are a frequent eater (lots of snacking or multiple small meals throughout the day) you are at risk for getting cavities. Bacteria that live on your teeth are always looking for that next meal.... Read more »

December 21, 2016
Diet, Cavities, & Bug Poop
Pediatric dentist examining a little boys teeth

Is a Second Opinion Right for You?

When your kids hurt, you hurt, and when they need dental care beyond an exam and cleaning, you need to feel secure in both your dental team and the proposed course of treatment. For many parents, hearing their child needs fillings, crowns, or even General Anesthesia can come as shock and bring with it a... Read more »

July 22, 2016
Dental App for children teeth

Dental Apps For Your Mobile Device

As with everything else in life, if it exists, then there is an app for it. Oral health is no exception, especially for young patients. Google Play and iTunes have a plethora of mobile apps. Some of these work well, others not so much. Here are a few to consider if you have anymore memory... Read more »

March 28, 2016

Dental Apps For Your Mobile Device

As with everything else in life, if it exists, then there is an app for it. Oral health is no exception, especially for young patients. Google Play and iTunes have a plethora of mobile apps. Some of these work well, others not so much. Here are a few to consider if you have anymore memory... Read more »

March 28, 2016
Dental App for children teeth