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22 Feb, 2017

5 Ways to Make Brushing Fun for Kids

By |February 22nd, 2017|Tips and Tricks|0 Comments

Getting the kids up and ready in the morning and getting them into bed at night can already be tough and stressful, add tooth brushing to the battle and you may be ready to give up. While it’s essential for your child to form good oral care habits now, it’s not always easy to get [...]

7 Feb, 2017

Celebrating Children’s Dental Health Month

By |February 7th, 2017|Teeth|0 Comments

February is here, which means it’s time to celebrate Children's Dental Health Month! This year the ADA chose to focus on the benefits of fluoride for combating tooth decay and promoting oral health. This year’s theme "Choose Tap Water for a Sparkling Smile" aims to educate families on the many benefits of drinking tap water [...]

23 Jan, 2017

Sedation Options Unique To Your Child

By |January 23rd, 2017|Dr. Maggie Davis|0 Comments

There are several medications offered to help make dental visits more comfortable and relaxing for your little ones. As your pediatric dentist, we aim to make your child’s visits as inviting and easy as possible. Sometimes it can be scary for little ones to go to the dentist, but we provide options for sedation to [...]

6 Jan, 2017

Seal Out Tooth Decay

By |January 6th, 2017|cavity|0 Comments

Candy, sugary snacks, soda, and even everyday food and drinks can cause tooth decay if your little ones aren’t properly caring for their teeth. Germs use the sugar in what we eat to create acid that leads to cavities over time. Since our back teeth are rough and uneven, the grooves and pits make it [...]

19 Dec, 2016

The Evolution of Toothpaste

By |December 19th, 2016|Teeth|0 Comments

Attempts at good oral hygiene have been traced all the way back to the days of the Ancient Egyptians. While King Tut may not have had the cleanest teeth by today’s standards, oral hygiene was definitely still considered an important part of healthy living. For ages humans have been trying to create the best formula [...]

5 Dec, 2016

What is Childhood Bruxism?

By |December 5th, 2016|Tips and Tricks|0 Comments

Bruxism is known as the habitual grinding and clenching of the teeth and is very common in children. Nearly three in ten children are known to grind their teeth, and though it’s a treatable habit, it can cause damage if it’s not addressed. Bruxism erodes tooth enamel and can lead to behavioral problems, headaches, earaches, [...]

21 Nov, 2016

Support Our Local Library: Adaptive Toy Collection

By |November 21st, 2016|Charity|0 Comments

For children with special needs, playing with toys can be a unique experience. Adaptive toys allow children with developmental issues to learn important tools such as hand eye coordination. These special toys can be as simple as a cup holder or joy-stick affair that serves as a wheelchair trainer, but can make a meaningful impact [...]

7 Nov, 2016

All I Want for Christmas is My Two Front Teeth

By |November 7th, 2016|Charity|0 Comments

This year marks the 32nd Annual Festival of Trees event hosted by the Arc Tampa Bay Foundation. As your local Palm Harbor pediatric dentist, we’re participating this year by donating a tree to be on display at this year’s event. Our office is beginning to decorate our tree called “AllI Want for Christmas is My [...]

17 Oct, 2016

October Fun with Dr. Maggie’s Office

By |October 17th, 2016|Dr. Maggie Davis|0 Comments

Here at Dr. Maggie Davis Pediatric Dentist, we like to stay involved in our local community and also give our patients the chance to join in on the fun! Check out some of the events we have going on at your Palm Harbor pediatric dentist’s office this month: Halloween Candy Buyback For the Troops Halloween [...]

3 Oct, 2016

Meet Your Teeth

By |October 3rd, 2016|Teeth|0 Comments

Did you know that there are four different types of teeth in your mouth? It’s true! Each different type of tooth in your mouth performs a different function and plays its own role in helping you eat, chew, and speak. To better care for your little one’s teeth, it helps to know a bit more [...]