Blog Articles

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