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Featured Image For Tooth Trauma – What to do and how we treat it!

We often see children come into the office with trauma to their front baby teeth. Pediatric dental trauma affects 30 to 40% of all children. Whether caused by a fall, or while playing a sport, impact can cause injury to the tooth. How tooth trauma is treated varies upon how severe the injury is. When […]

Featured Image For All About Toothpaste

We get so many great questions on toothpaste – what is a good brand, are there any mild flavors for children, or how much toothpaste should my child be using? It is important to find a good toothpaste for both adults and children and we have some information to help you choose a good toothpaste […]

Featured Image For The Importance of Dental X-rays

You may be wondering “why do you take X-rays on baby teeth, aren’t they just going to fall out?” While it is true that the baby teeth “fall out” or exfoliate, these teeth need to be used for chewing and tearing food (and of course, smiling) until the adult teeth are ready to come in […]

Featured Image For Silver Diamine Fluoride (SDF) Can it Help My Child’s Teeth?

Silver Diamine Fluoride “SDF” The dental world is excited to introduce the product Silver Diamine Fluoride (“SDF”) to patients. Silver Diamine Fluoride is an FDA-approved liquid that is clinically applied to control active dental caries and prevent further progression of bacteria. While the ideal way to treat teeth with decay is by removing the decay […]

Featured Image For Snacking and Toddlers

Well if you are a parent of a toddler you know all too well that snacking is most likely their favorite thing to do, and it can be an endless battle that most of us give into. Most think cookies, candy, and soda are the only snacks/drinks your toddler should be avoiding or limiting in […]

Featured Image For Shark Teeth??

Have you ever noticed while brushing your child’s teeth a set of permanent teeth coming in behind their baby teeth?  Due to the two rows of teeth, many commonly refer to this condition as “Shark teeth.”  Don’t worry, no one is turning into a shark here. What is happening, is that the permanent teeth that […]

Featured Image For How Often Should My Child Visit the Dentist?

How often should my child visit the dentist? This is one of the most frequently asked questions from parents of little ones. Establishing a routine for your child’s dental care is very important in making sure their teeth stay healthy and sugar bug free! By age one, we start to see children for their first […]

Featured Image For But They Are Baby Teeth…. Won’t They Just Fall Out?

Often people think that baby (primary) teeth don’t really matter because they will  just eventually fall out. The truth is that baby teeth do matter and play a very important role in a child’s social, physical & emotional development. Healthy baby teeth help achieve good nutrition through proper chewing. When children are suffering from dental […]

Featured Image For What is a Dental Sealant?

Have you ever wondered what is a dental sealant and how are they placed? Click the link below to find out! What is a Sealant?

Featured Image For Why Does My Dentist Recommend Fluoride for My Child?

Fluoride – Why is it good for my child’s teeth? Why does Dr. Denise recommend fluoride treatments twice a year? Or what are the benefits of fluoride for my child? We get these questions all the time! Here is some information to answer your frequently asked questions on fluoride! • Fluoride is a naturally-occurring mineral […]


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