Should your teen still see a pediatric dentist?

Should my teen see a pediatric dentist?

A question we are often asked is, “Should my teen still see a pediatric dentist or switch to a dentist for adults?” We say, Yes! Teens should definitely continue to see their pediatric dentist. Here’s why.
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What parents need to know about teeth grinding or clenching in kids

Teeth clenching symptoms

Kids may be hyper-aware of how other people behave, but they still lack much self-awareness over their own habits. When it comes to teeth grinding, even adults struggle to notice when they start clenching their own jaw. The truth is, children are more likely to grind their teeth than adults so it’s especially important for parents to make themselves aware of the signs, causes, and treatment. Continue reading

Tips for teaching your kids to take care of their teeth

Healthy dental habits in kids

As a parent, you worry about your children. It’s only natural. From teaching nutrition to good study habits, watching over kids is a full-time job! One of the most challenging habits to teach your kids is good oral health. Kids can be forgetful and brushing and flossing can seem like chores.

Here are a few tips and tricks to make your life as a parent a little easier when it comes to children’s teeth. 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

Important vitamins and minerals for children’s teeth and gums

healthy-teeth-children

We all know that brushing and flossing are important for our children’s overall health, but the type of food and liquids we consume daily can have long term effects as well. Consuming a balanced diet of foods rich in vitamins and minerals will help ensure your little ones will have healthy teeth and gums to last a lifetime. Continue reading

What are the benefits of early childhood dental visits?

Children's Pediatric Dental Care

Your child’s oral health is just as important as any other aspect of their physical development. Their teeth are meant to last a lifetime and with proper care, a balanced diet and regular dental visits, children can have a lifetime of healthy smiles. Continue reading

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 healthy snacks for when you’re on the go: Continue reading

Happy St. Patricks Day

“May your pockets be heavy and your heart be light. May good luck pursue you each morning and night.” -Irish Blessing Continue reading

Why choose a Pediatric Dentist

Pediatric dentists are dentists just for kids! Continue reading

Teeth friendly stocking stuffers

Need a last-minute stocking stuffer? Here are a few ideas to get your little ones excited about taking care of their teeth this coming year! Continue reading