Your child’s primary teeth begin to come in just a few months after their birth. By the time your child reaches their first birthday, they should have their first tooth! As your baby begins to get those first teeth in, you might be wondering when their first dental visit should happen, or...
When children play at home or if they play sports where there is a lot of physical contact, there is a possibility that a tooth could get hit, injured, fractured or knocked out. If this happens, the first thing to do is not panic. Your child will probably be...
With the summer upon us, it’s time to enjoy many of the wonderful foods that this season has to offer. If you’re looking for snacks that will nourish your body as well as your teeth, you have plenty of options. Whether you want to help your kids take better care of their...
When deciding whether or not to use a pacifier for your baby, you want to know which options are best for their oral health. Incorrect pacifier use could lead to problems with your child’s jaw and teeth development, so it’s understandable that you’d want to make the right choice! There are several...
Every parent has faced the challenge of getting their children to brush their teeth regularly. It's not something their look forward to and often outright refuse to so. For parents facing this challenge, brushing teeth doesn't have to be an activity your child dreads on a daily basis.  Be...
Wisdom teeth—those molars all the way in the back of your mouth that make an appearance in your latter teenage years—will need to be removed for the majority of people. Our jaws are much smaller today than they were thousands of years ago. Most people will have some type of problem with...
Baby bottle tooth decay is a nickname for tooth decay that happens in babies and toddlers. While this type of decay can happen to any teeth in your child’s mouth, it’s most common in the upper front teeth. Prolonged exposure to sugar causes baby bottle tooth decay, meaning that when your child consumes...
Your child’s first dental appointment is an important event because this is when the child will be introduced to the office, the people who work there and the procedures that take place when examining the teeth. Most parents know as well that first impressions for your children are often...
Babies begin getting their first teeth in right around the age of six months. Although it’s possible for babies to be born with teeth that have already emerged through the gumline, most children will go through the regular teething process as they grow. Teething can be a challenging time for...
Your baby’s first tooth will typically emerge between six months and one year of age. As soon as your baby has teeth, they are susceptible to tooth decay, making it essential that you properly care for your baby’s oral health. How can you keep your baby’s teeth healthy as they grow? Here...