Brushing and flossing daily, limiting sugar and visiting the dentist every six months can go a long way toward creating a healthy smile for your child. Make an appointment today.
Primary teeth, commonly known as “baby teeth”, help children speak and chew, and guide permanent “adult” teeth into proper positions. Primary teeth are also prone to cavities and infections, just like permanent teeth are. Additionally, a child who learns good oral hygiene habits from a young age is more likely to carry those habits into adulthood, for a lifetime of healthy smiles!
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends scheduling your child’s first dental visit when the first tooth appears, and no later than their first birthday. Learn more about what to expect at your child’s first visit. After the first visit, you can continue to schedule regular appointments every six months. Our pediatric specialists can look for any problems before they get too serious, and help educate your child on proper brushing and flossing techniques.
Tongue and lip ties occur when the string of tissue under the tongue or lip, called fascia, is too tight, thick or short, causing difficulties with movement. Symptoms can vary based on the degree of the severity and, for infants and young children, may include trouble with feeding, speech and sleep. In this video, Dr. […]