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 »

Your Child’s Dental Visit

Your child’s very first dental visit should be early in life. In fact, she should see the dentist within six months after her first tooth has come in, but before her first birthday. Ideally, you should not wait until your child has a toothache or another dental emergency before bringing... Read more »

The Advantages of Receiving Early Orthodontic Treatment

Because of the advancements in orthodontic technology, it’s possible to align the smiles of many at the early years of life. This is often part of two-phase orthodontics, which is the process of correcting smile problems at a younger age to prepare for a complete orthodontic treatment in the future.... Read more »

Developing Good Brushing Habits

Practicing dental hygiene is a must — anyone who’s been kissed can agree to that. Yet while you hope your child won’t be snogging for roughly the next 20 years, starting down the road to good oral health is a necessity with your children while they’re still young. That’s why... Read more »

Is Baby Teeth Grinding Dangerous?

Baby teeth grinding can send chills down your spine. As your child clenches their jaws and rub their chompers together, it makes you want to yell for help. You don’t want your baby to wear down their little teeth, right? Well, to help you feel more at ease about baby... Read more »

Principles Concerning Teething

If you have a child who is starting to teethe, you must do your part to ensure their smile will shine through for years to come. Teething begins in children when teeth rub against the gum line and break through to become visible in their mouth. It can cause infants... Read more »

Protect Your Child’s Smile

Because children are not able to brush their own teeth effectively, they need the help of a parent or caregiver. You can protect child’s smile with helpful brushing tips. To learn more about brushing for kids, please read the following: - When considering how much toothpaste needs to be used... Read more »

Caring for Your Child’s Baby Teeth

Your baby’s first tooth should appear around the age of 6 months, and by the time she reaches two or three, all 20 should have erupted. Around the age of six, her permanent teeth should start replacing her baby teeth. That process should be finished between the ages of 12... Read more »