Posts Categorized: Children’s Dentistry

A Toddler’s First Dental Visit: When, Where, Why

When older children attend dental exams, checkups and cleanings, many things happen. We clean teeth surfaces carefully, and remove tartar (hardened plaque) that will not respond to tooth brushing. We may take X-rays, or use other dental technology to look inside mouths and throats. We check for signs of oral cancer. Why do dentists suggest… Read more »

Thirsty Child? Offer Plenty of Water!

While baby teeth aren’t meant to last lifetime, that doesn’t mean young teeth don’t need your attention. Good dental hygiene is important at all stages of life. As a parent you have significant influence over your child’s dental habits, from forming the routine of twice-daily tooth brushing, to scheduling dental appointments with a caring, family-oriented… Read more »

Children’s Dental Care Before Bedtime

There are some very easy ways to completely destroy the hard work that you put forth during your children’s nighttime dental care. There are always ways to make that second dental hygiene session of the day much more difficult than it needs to be. Fortunately, we have quite a lot of experience in this area… Read more »