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7 Oct, 2019

Best Ways To Limit Sugar This Halloween

By |October 7th, 2019|Tips and Tricks|0 Comments

For kids, one of the best nights of the year is Halloween. After all, they get to dress as their favorite scary character or favorite cartoon character and walk around the neighborhood collecting bags and buckets of delicious candy. Unfortunately, all that sugar can lead to cavities and oral health problems. In order to limit [...]

4 Sep, 2019

Is Dental Sedation Safe For Children?

By |September 4th, 2019|Dr. Maggie Davis|0 Comments

Is your child extremely anxious about visiting the dentist? Do you have a special needs child that has difficulty sitting still for dental appointments? If you are looking for a pediatric dentist near you in Palm Harbor, Dr. Maggie Davis offers completely safe sedation dentistry to help kids relax during their dental appointments for certain procedures. While your child [...]

1 Aug, 2019

Dental Care and Treatments for Special Needs Children

By |August 1st, 2019|Special Needs Children|0 Comments

With myriad medical needs and behaviors to manage, parents of special needs children may put their oral health on the back burner. While this is certainly understandable, children with disabilities or complex medical conditions are twice as likely to have unmet dental needs than children without special needs. There are many reasons for this. Fine motor [...]

2 Jul, 2019

How Will Tooth Bonding Change My Child’s Smile?

By |July 2nd, 2019|Dr. Maggie Davis|0 Comments

Does your child have chips, cracks, or cavities that are affecting the appearance of his or her teeth? Dental bonding can improve the appearance of your child’s teeth and help them feel better about themselves. It can also eliminate tooth pain from any unfilled cavities. Understanding Tooth Bonding Tooth bonding is a minor cosmetic procedure that’s [...]

4 Jun, 2019

Correcting Tongue and Lip Tie with a Soft-Tissue Laser

By |June 4th, 2019|Tongue and Lip Tie|0 Comments

Some children are born with a very small amount of soft tissue that prevents the child from engaging in certain everyday activities. This problem can be corrected with a quick, easy soft-tissue laser surgery. The lingual frenulum is the thin strip of tissue that can be found underneath your tongue. This soft tissue essentially attaches [...]

16 May, 2019

What to Do When Your Child Has a Cavity

By |May 16th, 2019|Teeth|0 Comments

Cavities tend to happen when you least expect it. You take your child in for a regular routine dental check-up, just to be surprised when the dentist tells you that your child has a cavity. Now, what do you do? Don’t Panic or Get Upset It is extremely important that you don’t panic or get [...]

15 Apr, 2019

All About Silver Diamine Fluoride

By |April 15th, 2019|Dr. Maggie Davis|0 Comments

Oh no! You just discovered that your child has a cavity that needs to be treated. Before you automatically jump to conclusions and assume that your child is going to have to sit through drilling, filling, and sedation, you might want to look into a relatively new treatment option for cavities – silver diamine fluoride. [...]

13 Mar, 2019

Dental Care for Special Needs Children

By |March 13th, 2019|Special Needs Children|0 Comments

Children who have special needs often have unique oral health issues. Symptoms of their condition, oral sensitivity, taking certain medications, diet, and difficulty eating can all contribute to dental concerns. Behavioral or medical problems may result in dental care taking a back seat at times. However, children with special needs have a greater risk for [...]

28 Feb, 2019

All About the Tooth Fairy on National Tooth Fairy Day!

By |February 28th, 2019|Events|0 Comments

The tooth fairy does a lot for children all over the world. She gathers up baby teeth and leaves a special treat or surprise for them. To show her how much we appreciate all the hard work she does, people have decided to create a holiday just for the tooth fairy. That holiday is known [...]

6 Jan, 2019

Tips for Teething

By |January 6th, 2019|Teeth|0 Comments

When your baby starts teething, it’s no fun for anyone. It’s easy to helpless as your child goes through the discomfort that comes along with new teeth breaking through, especially since your little one doesn’t understand why he’s in pain. However, there are actually many ways you can make the teething process a bit easier [...]