Children, Orthodontia, Prevention, Smile Makeovers, The Patient Experience

The Do’s and Dont’s of Orthodontic Treatment

Want "Someday" to get here as quickly as possible?   One of the first questions a patient will ask their orthodontist during the first visit is, "How long will my treatment last?" Each mouth is unique, so treatment time will naturally depend on your individual, "specific-to-you situation. Some people require less than a year, while others will… Continue reading The Do’s and Dont’s of Orthodontic Treatment

Children, Root Canal, Your Smile Dental Care

Crowns for Baby Teeth

Stainless Steel Crowns My Dentists wants to put crowns on my child’s teeth. This seems like an extreme measure since they will eventually fall out anyways! Usually, dentists repair decayed teeth with filling material. However, when teeth are badly broken down by the cavity (decay) process, have had nerve treatment or are weakened by a… Continue reading Crowns for Baby Teeth

Children, Nutrition, Oral Hygiene, Prevention, Your Smile Dental Care

Back to School Dental Care

Making a list and checking it twice? This is the time of year that we begin turning our attention away from the lazy hazy days of summer and back towards the upcoming new school year. Getting back into routine in terms of sleeping, eating and grooming is the perfect time to remind your children about… Continue reading Back to School Dental Care

Children, Your Smile Dental Care

Retained Primary Teeth

Children hit many different milestones in their young lives with some children reaching developmental stages well before others. It’s not uncommon for parents to be concerned and seek our opinion when their child does not lose their baby teeth on time. While there is a usual pattern and time frame for teeth to emerge into… Continue reading Retained Primary Teeth

Children, Oral Hygiene, The Patient Experience, Your Smile Dental Care

Tips for Teething

Teething Tots Sometimes, it just seems so unfair. Just when you get to that stage in a baby's life when they're finally sleeping through the night the Terrible Teething phase begins. What most parents want to know is how long the teething stage will last and what are some of the most effective remedies that… Continue reading Tips for Teething

Anxiety, Children, Oral Hygiene, The Patient Experience

Something About Mary, A Dental Story…

Building Relationships ~ One patient at a time! Like many of our patients who "grew up in our practice," Mary never had a fear of going to the dentist. From a young age she has always been a happy smile that we get to see twice a year. She brightens up our office every time… Continue reading Something About Mary, A Dental Story…

Anxiety, Children

Parents in the Dental Treatment Room

We treat many children in our practice. We also have many patients that have "grown up" in our practice. Caring for children can be challenging, but also very rewarding. It is tremendously satisfying to gain a child's trust after managing their care under trying circumstances. It takes a village... Seeing their confidence grow and knowing… Continue reading Parents in the Dental Treatment Room