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, 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

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

Children, Prevention

Seal out Tooth Decay

Finding it hard to help your child keep their teeth clean? One of the most common places where tooth decay develops in children is on the chewing surfaces of the back teeth. One way that you can help decrease the incidence of tooth decay in these hard-to-reach areas is the placement of Dental Pit and… Continue reading Seal out Tooth Decay

General

Caring for your Baby’s Teeth

Do you know what the #1 disease among children in this country is? You may be surprised to learn that it is tooth decay. It is a very serious problem and we believe that knowing how to care for your child's oral health when they are babies will help to prevent what is essentially a… Continue reading Caring for your Baby’s Teeth

Anxiety, Children, General

The Uncooperative Child

It Happens... To a child a dental office can be a pretty scary place. Sometimes a child's fear is due to a previous dental experience, perhaps they overheard someone else recounting an unpleasant visit, or maybe they just have a fear of the unknown that intensifies when  they see any frontline healthcare worker. With some children, no amount of persuasion can convince  them… Continue reading The Uncooperative Child