Losing Baby Teeth

Most babies are born without teeth. Over the course of the first two to three years of life 20 teeth erupt from your child’s gums. These baby teeth, also known as primary teeth, are lost over time as your mouth grows, to make room for the adult teeth that will serve them for the rest… Read more »

Your Child’s First Visit to the Dentist

Your child’s baby teeth are just as prone to tooth decay as our adult teeth are. A baby tooth that suffers too much decay might require extraction. This can lead to trouble later on with the alignment of their permanent teeth. With most children their first teeth emerge from the gum line around five months… Read more »

Choose the Right Toothpaste for You

There are many different toothpaste options to choose from when it comes to your oral needs. Knowing which one to pick can be tricky and difficult for any person with so many options to choose from. However, there are ways to help narrow the search for you and your family’s needs. Here are some suggestions… Read more »

Tips on Preventing Dental Anxiety in Children

For many people, going to the dentist is stressful and causes anxiety in our lives. However, wanting your children to grow up without these anxieties are normal for parents to feel. That is why our team is here to help you understand how you can prevent dental anxiety in your children. According to the American… Read more »

Baby Teeth: What to Expect

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 »

Preparing Your Children for Their First Visit to the Dentist

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 »

Early Orthodontics

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 »

Tips to Scaring Off Cavities

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 »

Commonly Confused Dental Myths

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 »

Funny Dentist Jokes and Puns

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 »