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12 Apr, 2018

Healthy Teeth, Healthy Body: How Practicing Good Oral Hygiene Can Help Prevent Your Child From Becoming Overweight

By |April 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

When parents work with their children to help them focus on good oral health habits, they can also help them avoid the poor eating habits that can lead to being overweight or obese. Because weight can be a delicate topic for people of any age, many parents find it difficult to discuss it with their [...]

5 Mar, 2018

The Importance of Pediatric Dentistry for Special Needs Children

By |March 5th, 2018|Dr. Maggie Davis, Special Needs Children|0 Comments

Every child needs routine dental care, but children with special needs have a higher risk of gum disease, oral trauma, and tooth decay. According to the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, special health care needs includes any type of emotional, sensory, physical, behavioral, mental, cognitive, or developmental limiting condition or impairment that requires specialized services, [...]

1 Feb, 2018

Celebrating Children’s Dental Health Month

By |February 1st, 2018|Events|0 Comments

Celebrate Children’s Dental Health Month with us in February and schedule an appointment with Dr. Maggie to learn how to keep your child's oral hygiene routine fun and healthy. The importance of good oral hygiene cannot be stated enough, especially when it comes to teaching children how to properly care for their teeth at every [...]

3 Jan, 2018

Get your Child’s Year Started Off Right with Oral Health

By |January 3rd, 2018|Teeth|0 Comments

With New Year just around the corner, it's important to help your child make some resolutions that really stick. One of the best resolutions you can make for your child is better oral health. It's also an easily achievable resolution, as long as you're there to support your child's journey to improved oral health. Here's [...]

4 Dec, 2017

Infant Oral Care

By |December 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Going to the dentist for regular routine checkups might be second nature to you, but what about your infant? When should they start going to the dentist? What should you be doing to care for your baby's teeth and gums? These are probably questions that you have asked yourself at one point or another. Luckily, [...]

10 Nov, 2017

Brushing your Baby’s Teeth: How to Start a Healthy Habit

By |November 10th, 2017|First Visit|0 Comments

Brushing your child's teeth may be just another daunting task that is added to your daily parenting "to do" list, but it is more than just a daily task. It is the beginning of your child's journey to establishing good oral hygiene habits that will last a lifetime.   Establishing a good oral hygiene routine [...]

18 Oct, 2017

Understanding Tongue and Lip Ties

By |October 18th, 2017|Tongue and Lip Tie|0 Comments

Tongue and lip ties can affect a baby’s ability to move their lips and tongue and feed, especially if the baby is breastfed. Our pediatric dentist, Dr. Maggie Davis, can examine your baby’s mouth to determine if he or she is tongue or lip tied and perform a frenectomy to release the tissue and promote normal lip and tongue [...]

21 Sep, 2017

Understanding Interceptive Orthodontics

By |September 21st, 2017|Early Orthodontics|0 Comments

While it is common to see braces and other orthodontic treatments on middle schoolers and teenagers, the use of braces and other types of interceptive orthodontics can be beneficial for children as young as five years old. Interceptive orthodontics, or phase one orthodontics is an exciting tool for pediatric dentists because it enables us to [...]

15 Aug, 2017

Chewing Gum is Great For Oral Health

By |August 15th, 2017|Tips and Tricks|0 Comments

Candy is arguably bad for your oral health. Sugars that are in sweets can lead to serious cases of dental decay that can call for fillings, root canals and various degrees of dental work. However, there is one type of candy that can provide oral health benefits, and that is sugar-free chewing gum. While it [...]

27 Jul, 2017

Everything You Wanted To Know About Losing Teeth

By |July 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

One of the most exciting milestones your child reaches between the ages of six and eight is the loss of their baby teeth. This is one of the only times they’ll actually see their bodies change and grow. Children often have many questions about why and how their teeth fall out, and parents don’t often [...]