How to get your kid to brush their teeth.

Sweeping away the “sugar bugs.” Playing “beat the timer.” Making funny faces. These are just some of the silly but effective ways my husband and I got our two daughters excited about taking care of their teeth. Our hard work has paid off: now, the girls are happy to brush twice a day and show off their pearly whites to …

When Should my Child Start Seeing a Pediatric Dentist?

As a new parent, one of your main concerns is the health and wellness of your child. If you’re wondering when your child should start seeing the dentist, it might be sooner than you think. “Parents are often unsure about when to take a child to a dentist. Should you wait until all of his teeth have come in, or …

Differences Between Pediatric and General Dentistry

Most families have a pediatrician who looks after their children’s overall health, but not everyone takes their child to see a pediatric dentist. Like a pediatrician, a pediatric dentist specializes in the oral health of children and teenagers. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) recommends that children first see a dentist as early as six months of age and no later …

The Importance of Pediatric Dental Care

When it comes to the health of your child’s primary teeth, there is no better time than now to start practicing excellent oral hygiene. Pediatric dental care ensures your child’s primary teeth stay healthy and free of decay and other dental diseases. Intro to Good Oral Hygiene for Kids Good oral hygiene starts as early as infancy. Whether you’re nursing …