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11 Apr, 2017

Your Pressing Questions About Baby Teeth Answered

By |April 11th, 2017|Teeth|0 Comments

Teething. It’s one of the most exciting stages of a baby’s life, and one of the more confusing and sometimes frustrating for a new parent. As these little teeth emerge our babies grow into toddlers excited to see what those new baby teeth can do. While we may be excited for our kids to try [...]

16 Mar, 2017

Why Do We Brush Twice a Day?

By |March 16th, 2017|Tips and Tricks|0 Comments

You have probably heard your dentist say—on more than one occasion-- that you should brush your teeth at least twice a day. However, you may not know why brushing two times daily is important. Here are a few reasons for this popular dental recommendation: Plaque is continually produced. When you eat, leftover bits of food [...]

2 Mar, 2017

Your Spring Teeth Cleaning

By |March 2nd, 2017|Tips and Tricks|0 Comments

Children should start dental care early, so it's important for parents to know the guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. According to these official guidelines, children need to see the dentist 6 months after their first tooth erupts. If this hasn't happened by the time the child is 12 months old, the child [...]

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 [...]