First Dental Visit

Oral Hygiene for an infant.  Oral hygiene for kids starts early.  It’s best to begin the process as soon as a few days after birth.  In the beginning a wet washcloth or moist gauze can be used.  It’s important to wipe a baby’s gums to help remove plaque and residual food. Oral hygiene f...

Eruption of Teeth

The eruption of a child’s first teeth.  At birth a child already has their first 20 teeth in their jawbones.  The teeth normally begin to erupt around 6 months of age and all 20 primary teeth are often fully erupted by the age of three.  Primary (Baby) teeth are important for three main reas...

What is a pediatric dentist?

A pediatric dentist has an extra two or three years of specialized training after dental school working with infants, children, teenagers, and patients with special health care needs.  A pediatric dentist is best qualified to assist with guiding children into adulthood with optimal dental health.
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Growing up Cavity Free

Imagine growing up without ever having a cavity.  It is now possible for children to reach adulthood cavity free with the early guidance of preventative dental care.   The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) recommend a “Dental Home” ...
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