Don’t Skip Routine Pediatric Dental Checkups

Did you know that every year children miss several hours of school as a result of developing cavities and having to visit the dentist for treatment? In fact, dental cavities are a very common disease faced by many children today that can cause discomfort and affect their ability to concentrate on schoolwork. By scheduling regular… Read more »

Establish Hygiene Habits Early

Tooth decay can start as soon as teeth have erupted from the gumline. Therefore, it is important to develop great oral hygiene habits a soon as your child has teeth. But how do you take care of the mouth of so small a person? Here are some tips for hygiene habits of children under the… Read more »

Handy Brushing Tips

Brushing is very important. In fact, it’s so important that it’s strongly recommended to brush twice a day. However, no matter how often you brush, you either brush correctly or you don’t. Our dentist, Dr. , is happy to help you have the top-notch brushing routine you need by listing some handy brushing tips here:… Read more »

Teenage Years are the Best Years for Removing Wisdom Teeth

What sounds like fun to you? A birthday party? Going to a theme park? Eating lunch with a friend? How about having teeth pulled? Wisdom teeth removal isn’t most people’s idea of a fun time, even less so when they’re in their elder years. When people grow older, their wisdom teeth roots grow longer and… Read more »

Potential Problems Thumb-Sucking Can Create

When a child sucks his or her thumb, it’s usually a sign they are distressed about something. Thumb sucking is a way for a baby to pacify her or himself, and if not stopped, can cause oral and social issues in the future, leading to more dentist visits. As a parent or caregiver, you hate… Read more »

Permanent Teeth Typically Replace Their Primary Counterparts Over the Course of Years

Your child’s primary teeth likely started to emerge from their gums around four to six months old. The average teething process often takes around two years before your son or daughter has their full complement of 20 primary teeth. As they continue to grow and develop, your child’s oral structure will expand to allow sufficient… Read more »

What to Expect at a Child’s Frist Dental Visit

You may be asking, “When is the best time to have a child’s first visit to the dentist?” A child’s first dental visit can bring with it trepidation and fear. To help our young patients feel comfortable and at ease with us, we have a Fist Visit that includes some things that will make for… Read more »

A Failing Dental Filling Needs to Be Examined by a Professionally Trained Dentist

Dental fillings sometimes have a finite lifespan. While they are intended to repair a tooth for many years, poor oral hygiene practices, and other bad oral habits can gradually start to weaken the bond between the dental filling material and the surrounding tooth enamel. A failing dental filling might become increasingly sensitive. This might also… Read more »

A Few Notes Pertaining to Gum Disease Symptoms

Are you a victim of gum disease? Gum disease, also referred to as periodontal disease, is a frequent oral health ailment that arises due to an infection of your gums. Although gum disease is common, it is often extremely difficult to treat and even detect. Gum disease is a progressive disease, so it may be… Read more »

A Dental Implant Supported Bridge Can Replace Multiple Teeth Lost to Severe Tooth Decay

Poor oral hygiene practices can contribute to the development of cavities on multiple teeth. Without professional treatment, the tooth decay can gradually spread deeper and deeper into the teeth. This could lead to severe dental fractures, dental abscesses, and the possible loss of multiple teeth in one specific part of your mouth. In some of… Read more »