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Teeth Grinding: Common Signs and Treatments

Are you concerned that your child is grinding their teeth? If so, it’s important that they stop before damage occurs. Read on to see how we can help prevent teeth grinding, and suggestions to help your child break the habit.

Dec 13th, 2020
What Causes Frequent Cavities?

Learning what causes cavities can help you and your children avoid them. Keep reading to learn more about some simple steps you can take to keep your child free of cavities.

Nov 10th, 2020
5 Worst Foods for Your Child's Teeth

You probably know the foods and drinks that are bad for your child’s overall health and hopefully try to avoid them. But what about your child’s oral health? Learn the foods that put your child’s teeth at risk.

Oct 21st, 2020
Set Your Child Up For A Lifetime of Great Dental Health

Did you know problems with baby teeth may cause problems with your child’s permanent adult teeth? Future dental issues can be painful and pricey, which is why it’s essential to create excellent oral habits as soon as you can. Read on to see how.

Jul 30th, 2020
Easing Your Child's Dental Anxiety

It’s normal to feel some anxiety and uneasiness about visiting the dentist. Help your child overcome these fears to start a healthy relationship with dentistry.

Mar 10th, 2020
How Often Should My Child See a Dentist?

Pediatric dentistry and adult dentistry are similar, of course, but one way in which they can differ is the timing of appointments. Learn when to bring your child to the dentist to make sure they have a healthy mouth and bright smile.

Feb 13th, 2020
Flossing Tips for Kids

Good oral hygiene in children is the first step to healthy teeth and gums as an adult. Brushing is only half of the job. Don’t forget about flossing, which is a critical step in helping prevent tooth decay.

Jan 1st, 2020
Most Common Dental Emergencies for Kids

What’s a parent to do when their child comes home with a knocked-out tooth in their hand? It’s important to have a plan of action when dental emergencies arise. Here’s how to handle the five most common dental emergencies for kids.

Nov 1st, 2019
Why Do Dentists Take X-Rays?

From hidden cavities to monitoring incoming adult teeth, dental X-rays provide a lot of information about your child’s teeth that can’t be seen with the naked eye. Dentists take dental X-rays, so they can provide the best dental care possible.

Oct 1st, 2019
Tips for Taking Care of Your Invisalign® Trays

Congratulations! You’ve chosen Invisalign® to straighten your child’s teeth. It’s a great way to improve their smile without all the wires and hardware. Here are some tips to keep their Invisalign trays clean and their smile bright.

Aug 7th, 2019
How to Help Your Child Prepare for Wisdom Tooth Removal

Getting your wisdom teeth taken out can be a scary proposition even for adults, so when it comes to kids who need their wisdom teeth removed, parents need to do all they can to prepare their children for the procedure.

Jul 19th, 2019
A Beginner's Guide to Using a Mouthguard

If you notice that your child is showing symptoms of teeth grinding, you might be worried about how to treat it. Worry not—a mouthguard is a simple solution.

Jun 13th, 2019
When Should Kids Start Flossing?

Flossing is an important part of your child's dental care routine. Find out when it is time for your child to begin flossing.

Apr 18th, 2019
4 Great Tips for Preventing Tooth Decay

Does your child seem destined to develop tooth decay? Learn effective strategies to prevent tooth decay and keep your child's smile healthy and bright for a lifetime. You have more control than you may know. Check out these useful evidence-based tips.

Feb 5th, 2019
How Sedation Dentistry Can Help Your Child

Going to the dentist doesn't have to be an ordeal of fighting and pouting. Find out how sedation dentistry can help a child with even the worst dental anxiety or medical conditions that make it hard to sit still. Here's what you need to know.

Jan 18th, 2019
Early Signs Your Child May Be Grinding Their Teeth

Teeth grinding can damage your child's teeth over time, so getting treatment as soon as possible is really important. But unless you "catch" them in the act, how can you tell if your child is grinding? Look for these telltale clues.

Nov 26th, 2018
Why It’s Important to Take Care of Baby Teeth

Even though they’re not permanent, baby teeth are important to your child’s growth and development. Your stewardship of your child’s baby teeth helps ensure the health of the permanent teeth that will follow.

Aug 13th, 2018