First Dental Appointment for Kids: Common Questions Asked

If you have questions about your child’s first dental appointment, then our dental team is happy to help you find the answers you’re looking for. If you know the answers, you might feel more comfortable and relaxed as your child sits in the dental chair. So, our dentist, Dr. Michael C. Tew, is happy to… Read more »

The Things You Can Do to Prevent Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

Baby bottle tooth decay is a condition affecting the mouth, teeth, and gums of children younger than the age of 6. When a child has baby bottle tooth decay, their mouth is affected by cavities and could also suffer from potential tooth loss. If you’re vigilant with your child’s dental care at your home and… Read more »

Motivating Your Child to Floss

Developing effective oral hygiene habits at a young age can ead to a lifetime of healthy smiles. Encouraging your child to floss every day will help lower the risk of developing periodontal disease later in life. Our dentist and team are here to provide guidance and tips on how you can encourage your child to… Read more »

How Other Cultures Treat Baby Teeth Disposal

You probably know that many cultures have different versions of a Christmas legend like Santa Claus, but have you heard that most regions have their own customs regarding how to get rid of baby teeth? Here are some of the ones we read about and thought you would enjoy. If you like them enough, you… Read more »

Brushing Habits for Under 3 Years Old

You may think that treating a child’s baby pearly whites isn’t that necessary since they’re going to fall out on their own anyway. However, caring for baby teeth is important since without them, adult (also known as permanent) pearly whites will not come in straight, but instead crowded and misaligned. Here are some suggestions on… Read more »

How Baby Bottle Tooth Decay Impacts a Child’s Dental Health

When you come into Children’s Landing Pediatric Dentistry, Drs. Tew and Rogers will take care of ensuring that your oral health is on the right track. Every checkup we pencil in includes a baby bottle tooth decay checkup, so you can rest easy knowing your child’s teeth are in the greatest shape they can be…. Read more »

Have A Mouth-Healthy Holiday With Your Child

The holidays can be a stressful time. It would be very easy to give up on wrangling your kids to general mouth health during such a busy time. But don’t give in! Cramming an emergency dental visit into your holiday plans is not a fun idea–for anyone. Make sure you have a mouth-healthy holiday be… Read more »

Healthy Smiles on Halloween and a Sense of Humor!

Whether you have kids of your own or you’re gearing up for trick or treaters, you can make the Halloween experience more healthy and fun by putting sugarless gum in their bags in addition to candy. After eating candy, chewing sugarless gum can stimulate saliva production, helping to clean the teeth. And while you’re doing… Read more »

How to Help Your Child Have Good Oral Hygiene

As you may already know, oral hygiene is important if you want your child to have a strong and successful smile and oral health. This doesn’t make brushing and flossing any less convenient though, does it? Unfortunately, no. But, our pediatric dentists, Dr. Michael C. Tew and Kristy Rogers have some good news for you…. Read more »

Correcting Issues That Arise with Sedation Dentistry

Have you ever heard of sedation dentistry? Sedation dentistry is a branch of dentistry that focuses primarily on treatments to help individuals deal with stress and anxiety when visiting the dentist’s office. If your child suffers from anxiety and is often overcome with fear or stress when visiting our pediatric office, consider a sedative treatment… Read more »