Dental Sealants for Pediatric Dental Care

Each of your child’s teeth are specifically shaped and have unique characteristics so that your child can bite and chew their food for easier digestion. For example, the primary function of molars and premolars is to grind up and chew food, which is why these back teeth often have chewing... Read more »

Reverse Poor Oral Hygiene with Toothbrushing for Kids

Building a better smile for your child consists of making sure that you provide all the necessary oral health care treatments. This includes knowing and understanding how to properly clean their teeth through the use of brushing. Not only do you need to focus on using proper techniques, but it... Read more »

Dental Crowns And You

If you have a discolored, misshapen, or weak tooth, your dentist may recommend getting a dental crown. Here are some basics about dental crowns to aid you in making your decision. A dental crown protects and restores your tooth. It covers the entire visible portion of the tooth, giving the... Read more »

Oral Hygiene: Tips to Help Your Teen Keep Their Smile in Top-Notch Condition

Does your teen suffer dental issues regularly? If so, they are most likely not keeping up on oral hygiene the way they should. This is a problem because oral hygiene can help keep your teen’s teeth and gums in tip-top shape. Without it, your teen can suffer cavities, enamel erosion,... Read more »

Making Your Baby’s Dental Visit Pleasant

We understand what it’s like to have a child who’s tired at the dentist’s office. Trust us, we’ve been there, both in our personal lives with our own children and in our professional lives, working with families at our practice. Here are a few recommendations you can implement to make... Read more »

Teething Signs

In some ways, it may seem absurd to speak about how you’ll tell when your baby is teething. You’ll recognize the signs immediately, and everyone within earshot will too; the baby’s not exactly going to be silent about it. But it’s best to be prepared to aid your child immediately... Read more »

Holiday Oral Hygiene Helps for Kids

The holidays are an exciting--especially for the young (and the young at heart!). With all the parties and presents, it’s easy to find brushing teeth boring and uninteresting. But don’t get coal in your stocking this year by forgetting to brush! Here are some good ways to stay motivated. Turn... Read more »

Avoiding Baby Bottle Tooth Decay with Proper Dietary Choices

Although modifying diet to thwart certain damaging foods is a good idea, there are some additional methods that can help your child avoid the development of early childhood caries. If juice is something your child loves, think about watering it down. If your child likes cake, don't frost it as... Read more »

Steps for Flossing like a Professional

When you and your child visit Children's Dental Care & Orthodontics for a checkup, you might be astounded at how expertly our dental hygienist flosses your teeth. To us, flossing is an art that can be perfected with each attempt. We’d love to tell you our secret to perfect flossing.... Read more »

Tooth Fairy Aspirations

Your child is about to lose their first tooth. You know what this means: it’s time for the Tooth Fairy! But you’ve never taken on this responsibility before. How does one become the Tooth Fairy? Dr. Hunter, Dr. Coe, and our team are happy to offer some fun ideas. Setting... Read more »