Category: Education

Healthy snacks for when you’re ‘On-the-Go’

We all know that brushing and flossing are important for dental health. But consuming a balanced diet rich in nutritious, low-sugar foods is also important. Sometimes life can get busy and families need to snack while away from home. Here’s a list of our favorite… Continue reading

When should I take my child to the dentist for the first check-up?

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Many new parents ask when they should take their child to the dentist for their first check-up.

St. Johns Country Day School 1st Graders field trip

We had a super fun visit by the 1st graders from St. Johns Country Day School!

O2B Kids visit

We had a wonderful time at O2BKids today! We showed the kids how to properly brush and take care of their teeth. They were so cute and attentive!

New Year Resolutions for a Healthier Smile

The New Year is a time for reflecting on the past and setting goals for the future. Why not add your child’s oral health to your list of resolutions.

Foods to Avoid after Dental Sealants

Molar teeth contain pits and crevices that are difficult to clean even with careful brushing and flossing. Food, plaque and bacteria can build up in the crevices and cause tooth decay. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) recommends that children receive sealants on permanent… Continue reading

Why kids need dental X-rays

Since every child is unique, the need for dental X-ray films varies from child to child. Films are taken only after a complete review of your child’s health, and only when they are likely to yield information that a visual exam cannot.

What is Baby Bottle Tooth Decay?

Baby Bottle Tooth Decay is a term used to describe the decay that develops when baby teeth have frequent and prolonged contact with too much sugar. It can occur when babies are put to bed with a bottle, when a bottle is used as a… Continue reading

2016 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentists

Dr. Kailes attended the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentists this past weekend in San Antonio, Texas.

What are space maintainers and why might your child need one?

Your child’s primary teeth (baby teeth) play an important role in their dental health. Not only do they save space for the permanent teeth but they also help guide them into position and encourage normal development of the jaw bones and muscles.