When Should Children Have Their First Dental Visit?

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

What’s the Best Toothpaste for My Child?

“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?

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