Tips For Helping Your Child Deal With Losing Baby Teeth

Even with the tooth fairy promising a few dollars for every lost tooth, losing baby teeth can be a bit of a traumatic experience—both for kids and for their parents. Follow these tips to help the both of you deal with this necessary phase of life safely, effectively, and in an emotionally balanced way. Keep a topical anesthetic gel around There will be times when a loose tooth—or the gums around one that has just fallen out—are painful. Read More 

2 Things To Know Before Getting Invisalign

Getting invisible braces is a great way to discreetly get straighter teeth, and most adults are able to achieve straight teeth in around 12 months. If you have always wanted nicer-looking teeth and are ready to take this step, you should begin by visiting an orthodontist to see if Invisalign would be a good option for you. If so, here are two things you should fully understand before going through with this. Read More 

Two Tips To Help You Find The Right Dentist For Your Toddler

If you're thinking of taking your toddler to the dentist, you're making a good decision.  A pediatric dentist can help ensure that your baby's teeth are coming in at the right pace, and your child will start to build healthy dental habits that they can carry with them throughout their lives.  However, it's vitally important that you select the dentist that will be the best choice for your child.  Use this information to learn more about two tips that can help you find the right dentist for your toddler. Read More 

Cosmetic Dentists In Smile Train: How You Can Participate

Smile Train is the dental version of Doctors without Borders. This group travels the world over looking to perform several cleft lip and palate surgeries every year. Because part of these surgeries also involves restoring the functional use of a child's teeth while installing some implants for missing teeth, you (as a dentist) could get involved. Even if you cannot travel with the group to help, there are other ways for dentists to participate in charities like this one. Read More 

How To Prepare A Young Child For Their First Dental Cleaning

Dental cleanings are simply a part of life for any adult who follows their dentist's advice for good oral health care. They should be done at least once every six months along with a general check-up to ensure that you continue enjoying healthy teeth and gums. Preventative care is the best way to stay well after all. However, a young child who has not yet had their first dental cleaning may be a bit frightened by the idea. Read More