Do Kids Get Periodontal Disease?

Periodontal disease, or gum disease, is a severe bacterial infection that causes damage to the gums and the teeth’s supporting structures. Cavities, or dental caries, affect only the tooth. However, periodontal disease affects the gums, the bones around the tooth, and the coverings of the teeth roots. It also affects the tooth membrane. Both adults [...]

Why is Pediatric Dentistry Important?

Taking care of a child’s dental health is not the same as taking care of an adult’s dental health. While there are similarities, you shouldn’t mistake a child as a little adult. When it comes to your child's dental health, the appropriate place to take them is a facility that specializes in pediatric dentistry. Pediatric [...]

Nitrous Oxide for Pediatric Dental Patients

Is your child deathly afraid of the dentist? That’s not surprising, quite a few adults are too. When it comes to children, though, the fear can get in the way of the treatment. Some dentists opt to sedate children to make the procedure less traumatic for them. Nitrous Oxide is a time-tested way to sedate [...]

A Guide to Dental Sealants

Dental sealants are plastic coatings that safeguard the chewing surfaces of your teeth from plaque and bacteria that cause tooth decay. These are mainly applied to the groove of the back teeth, which is the area most prone to decay. Applying dental sealants is the most effective way to protect your children’s permanent teeth from [...]

Breastfeeding: Things Nursing Moms Should Know About Dental Health

Breastfeeding is one of the most important activities for an infant. It not only ensures proper nutrition and overall health of the child, but it also helps the mom and baby to bond. But did you know breastfeeding can affect the dental health of both child and mom? Read on to find out how. Breastfeeding [...]

Making Sure Your Child’s Teeth Develop Correctly

Dental hygiene is essential for every family member. When it comes to children, however, it is even more important to make sure the teeth are properly maintained. As your child grows, their teeth begin to harden, laying a foundation that will hopefully be there for a lifetime. Your child’s teeth must develop correctly for good [...]

Why Does My Child Have Bad Breath?

Bad breath is a common problem in adults. However, it can even be worse in kids, though it's often ignored. This condition can not only affect your child early in life, but it can have a significant impact on them later in life if not addressed properly. It's worth noting that many kids have 'bad [...]

How To Ease Your Child’s Dental Fear

Talk About The Visits Tell your child about dental appointments—but don’t give too many details. Be as simple as possible when answering your child’s inquiries, and leave the more complex questions to the dental professionals. Dentists are trained to explain things to kids in a friendly way and easy-to-understand language. Arrange a Pre-visit A quick [...]

Preventing Toddler Tooth Decay

Tooth decay is one of the most common dental problems. It can affect different age groups, from toddlers to adults. Tooth decay in toddlers is exceptionally painful as it can cause your child unbearable pain. If not prevented, the problem can lead to expensive treatment and other ongoing complications. Here are simple but effective ways [...]

Suitable Toothbrushes for All Ages

Brushing is an essential part of maintaining good oral health. Toothbrushes come in a variety of forms, colors, and sizes to suit different needs and age groups. For example, for toddlers, you’ll typically find toothbrushes with favorite cartoon characters or talking toothbrushes. Below are some tips to help you choose the right toothbrush for different [...]