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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

21 Sep, 2016

When Should My Child Stop Thumbsucking?

By |September 21st, 2016|Teeth|0 Comments

It’s a natural reflex for kids to suck their thumbs, fingers, pacifiers, or other objects. As a parent, you may wonder if this is safe or when you should try to get your little ones to stop thumbsucking - here are some answers to commonly asked thumbsucking questions: Why do kids suck on fingers or [...]

5 Sep, 2016

Dental Sealant Fact or Fiction

By |September 5th, 2016|Teeth|0 Comments

Sealants are a great way to prevent decay in cavity-prone areas of your mouth. They’re made up of a plastic resin coating and placed in the tiny grooves and pits in your teeth similarly to white fillings, but without the coloring. How well do you know your dental sealant fact from fiction? Dental sealants are [...]

25 Jul, 2016

The Power of Fluoride

By |July 25th, 2016|Teeth|0 Comments

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention consider the fluoridation of community water to be one of the ten greatest public health achievements of the 20th century! For the past 70 years, people in the United States have benefited from drinking water with fluoride, leading to greater dental health. By simply drinking water, people are [...]

12 May, 2016

Make Dental Hygiene Fun: Part One

By |May 12th, 2016|Dr. Maggie Davis, Early Orthodontics, Teeth, Tips and Tricks|0 Comments

Help your kids have a healthy smile by making dental hygiene for kids fun. Making brushing, flossing and dental check-ups a positive experience can help to keep your child excited about good oral care. Your child will not only grow up with a beautiful smile, but also with healthy habits that can last a lifetime. [...]

25 Apr, 2016

Is Anesthesia Safe?

By |April 25th, 2016|Dr. Maggie Davis, Early Orthodontics, Teeth|0 Comments

Several medications are available to help create more relaxed, comfortable dental visits. Some drugs control pain, some help you relax, and others put you into a deep sleep during dental treatment. You and your dentist can discuss a number of factors when deciding which to use for treatment. Your dentist might recommend that your child [...]