Does Your Child Grind Their Teeth at Night?

January 15, 2019

Bruxism (teeth grinding) is a common issue in children. In fact, 20-30 percent of all children will grind or clench their teeth at some point. While it is common, it’s also a serious issue and one that needs to… read more

When Should Children Have Their First Dental Visit?

December 27, 2018

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) suggests that parents should make an initial “well-baby” appointment with a pediatric dentist approximately six months after the emergence of the first tooth, or no later than the child’s first birthday. Although… read more

How Often Should Children Have Dental Checkups?

November 15, 2018

You want to keep your child healthy, and that includes his or her teeth. Because of that, you’ve been wondering, “How often should children have dental checkups?” Do kids go to the dentist as often as adults do, or… read more

What’s the Best Toothpaste for My Child?

October 15, 2018

“What’s the best toothpaste for my child?” You’ve been asking that question ever since your child became old enough to brush his or her teeth. This goes beyond simply picking a brand. When asking, “What’s the best toothpaste for… read more

How Does Thumb Sucking Affect Teeth?

September 29, 2018

It’s normal to see babies sucking their thumbs, but you can’t help but be a little worried. You have even asked people, “How does thumb sucking affect teeth?” You have likely gotten a myriad of answers. Some people tell… read more