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Featured Image For The Importance of a Child’s Dental Cleaning
07-20-2020

At Bite Size Pediatric Dentistry, routine dental cleanings are important for our patient’s little smiles. Home care such as brushing and flossing play a big role in maintaining oral health, but we also need to visit our dentist to make sure we are finding all of those sugar bugs! What are we looking for during […]

Featured Image For Covid-19 Infection Control and Safety During Your Dental Visit
05-09-2020

In our last Bite Size Pediatric Dentistry blog post, we discussed how Covid-19 is effecting dental patients and offices. As we know, Covid-19 is transmitted via respiratory droplets and touching contaminated droplets-transferring them to your eyes, nose, mouth. As pediatric dentists, we are learning how we can improve our infection control protocols and our facility! […]

Featured Image For COVID-19 and Dental Care
04-22-2020

Covid-19 has interrupted many things – school, birthdays, work, weddings-including a visit to the dentist. Across the nation, dental offices are postponing dental treatments because the American Dental Association (ADA) and Center of Disease Control (CDC) have asked all dental offices to stop non-urgent visits and surgeries. But why? There are many things we are […]

Featured Image For Dental Oral Sedation
02-03-2020

The dental team at Bite Size Pediatric Dentistry recognizes the importance of children having a positive and relaxing experience during their dental visit. We believe that children should have a positive relationship with their dental provider and create an experience where quality dental care is provided. In some instances, sedation dentistry is offered for children […]

Featured Image For New Year, New Dental Habits!
01-08-2020

It’s a new year and the resolutions have begun! For some of us here at Bite Size, it’s all about eating healthier, working out more and drinking less coffee. But adding new dental habits is a great way to start off the year too!    Good oral hygiene and healthy dental habits are an important […]

Featured Image For My Dental Insurance in the New Year – What I Need to Know
12-17-2019

It’s the end of the year and for many of us, that means our insurance plan is about to renew in the new year. So what does this mean for my benefits, you may be asking? Dental insurance can be confusing to navigate – here we have explained a few of our most asked questions […]

Featured Image For Dental Plaque & Calculus – What is this build up on my child’s teeth?
09-18-2019

Ever wonder what the sticky, white film on your child’s teeth is and how to get it off? Well this is called dental plaque! Plaque is a naturally occurring film on our teeth that is constantly forming. While we cannot stop the formation of dental plaque, we can remove it at home with good brushing […]

Featured Image For Nitrous Oxide/Laughing Gas and My Child’s Dental Visit
07-15-2019

Did you know that Nitrous Oxide has been used for dental procedures for over 100 years?    It also is the safest way to help your child feel comfortable and relaxed for their more uncomfortable appointments, such as fillings and  extractions. You may know Nitrous more commonly called “Laughing Gas.” Nitrous is an odorless gas […]

Featured Image For Flossing…Do I Have To?
06-11-2019

Why is it that flossing is such a dreaded chore? It’s the thing most of us do twice a year usually right before our 6 month cleaning with our dentist.  We have all been guilty of the “I brush twice a day, I’m good” mentality. Unfortunately, that could not be further from the truth. Studies […]

Featured Image For Children’s Teeth & the Importance of Mouthguards
04-29-2019

Did you know? According to the American Dental Association, one third of all dental injuries are sports related and more than 200,000 oral injuries are prevented by wearing a mouth guard. A sport mouth guard is worn over a child’s teeth while playing a contact sport (football, hockey, basketball, soccer, etc) and non-contact sports (skateboarding, […]

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COVID-19 UPDATE: We will be seeing patients for routine dental care starting May 18th. Your safety is our top priority. To learn about all the changes we have made to keep you safe click here.