Many people do not realize the importance of baby teeth. Not only are these teeth important for eating, appearance, and speech, but primary teeth guide the permanent teeth into their correct positions. Your child’s first baby tooth will grow in between six and twelve months of age. By the time they are three years old,… Read more »
Primary teeth, also known as baby teeth, are just as much at risk for tooth decay as our adult teeth are. Primary teeth that require extraction can later on lead to trouble with the development and alignment of permanent teeth. Generally the first teeth emerge from the gum line around five to seven months old…. Read more »
Does your child get excited about visits from the tooth fairy? Oftentimes, while kids are ringing with excitement, parents are worried about how their children’s teeth are growing in. If you have concerns or if you’ve noticed that your child’s teeth are growing in crookedly, come into today to speak with us so we can… Read more »
A frightening time for parents lurks around the corner as Halloween peaks its pumpkin head. However, it doesn’t have to be frightening. If you help your children receive the proper oral care they need,they will be prepared for the holiday season. With tooth decay thriving on the sugary sweets this season, it’s important to bring… Read more »
It’s normal to get anxious about dental work. In fact, the Depart of Health and Human Services reported that 4.3 percent of Americans don’t go to the dentist because they are so afraid. Many of these fears tend to come from assumptions based upon myths society creates because there is so much uncertainty surrounding dentistry…. Read more »
Jokes — Dentist: What type of filling would you like? Patient: Chocolate, please. — Q: Why did the tree go to the dentist? A: To get a root canal. — Q: What does an orthodontist do on a roller coaster? A: He braces himself. — Q: What does the “Dentist of the… Read more »
It’s no secret that kids don’t really like braces. This makes sense when you think about it: kids may get teased for them, braces can be uncomfortable, and they prevent the consumption of deliciously chewy candies. However, teaching you kids more about the benefits of braces can help them appreciate—or at least respect—them a little… Read more »
We had a preschool visit our office today and we had a tour, read a story, played a game and learned all about their teeth. It is so great to see bright little faces talking about teeth and knowing so much. Thanks for coming to visit our office!
Great reasons to drink water in the morning!
Today is the birthday of Robert Frost. “Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life; define yourself.” One of our favorites!!!!