Another Happy Patient!

Another happy patient

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“I brought my grandson in for his cleaning today for the first time and was impressed with the professionalism of the staff. Continue reading

Did you know Dr. Kailes played softball?

Did you know Dr. Kailes played softball as a kid and is still ranked in Tufts University record books? Continue reading

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 pacifier, or if a baby uses a bottle or sippy cup for extended periods of time. Bacteria already in the mouth feed on the sugar, multiply, and produce acid as a waste product. This acid attacks the teeth and tooth enamel, resulting in tooth decay. Continue reading

Shark Week

We had a blast celebrating Shark Week! 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. Continue reading

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. Continue reading

Why are my child’s adult teeth coming in yellow?

You may notice that when a child’s adult teeth begin to erupt they come in darker and more yellow than baby teeth. Continue reading

Why are mouthguards important?

We recently had a patient for a dental emergency. The patient came in after fracturing the two top front teeth during a sporting accident. Continue reading

What is teething?

Teething, or primary tooth eruption, is the time when your baby’s first set of teeth break through their gums. Continue reading

Healthy snacks for your child’s teeth

Most kids need a morning and/or an afternoon snack. But are you choosing the best one? Many so called “healthy” snacks are actually filled with sugar that increases the risk of tooth decay. Sure, sugary snacks taste delicious, but they’re really harmful to your child’s teeth. Even if a product is labeled as organic, GMO free or Gluten free, it doesn’t necessarily mean it’s good for you or your children’s teeth. Continue reading