A Basic Review of the Teething Process

If you have had a child undergone teething already, then you know that both you and your child can be very uncomfortable during this time. To help you navigate this period and help a teething baby feel as comfortable as possible, Dr. Carla LaLande and our team offer further insight... Read more »

Teaching Kids How to Prevent Cavities

Parents have a lot of responsibilities and even more when you take into account all of the lessons they’re supposed to teach their kids. One of the best things you can do as a parent to help your kids is to teach them how to take care of their mouth... Read more »

Your Kids can Love the Dentist

Does getting your kids to their annual dental checkups sometimes feel like a lot more work than it’s worth? If you answered yes, then you’re like a lot of the other parents we see in our practice. There is some good news about all of this, though - it’s possible... Read more »

Inquiries Into Pediatric Dentistry

Are you familiar with pediatric dentistry? Pediatric dentistry is a specialized area of dentistry that focuses on taking care of the smiles of younger individuals, which can include individuals who have special needs or are suffering from ailments that tend to arise with children. For additional questions and concerns regarding... Read more »

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 »