Relieving Pain and Discomfort Related to Baby Teething

As anyone who has been a parent before can tell you, one of the first mouth-related events in a baby or infant’s life is teething. Babies are born with their teeth all below the gumline, and somewhere between six and 12 months into their lives, some of these teeth will begin erupting into the visible… Read more »

Preventing and Identifying Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

When it comes to childhood conditions that proper care and attention from parents can almost entirely prevent, tooth decay is at or near the top of the list. Often present in the form of cavities for children, tooth decay is extremely common in younger age ranges – but can also be limited or entirely prevented… Read more »

Risks of Gingivitis and Periodontitis in Teens and Children

Among those who have heard of gingivitis and related conditions known as periodontitis (the former is technically a form of the latter), there’s a tendency to associate these conditions with only adults. And while it’s true that these risks can be larger for adults than for children, research has proven time and again that younger… Read more »

Important Baby Teeth Timing Details for Parents

There are many areas new parents tend to worry about with their infants, and the growth of baby teeth is a good example. Baby teeth grow in at different precise times for different children, and some parents who have had previous children or spoken to other parents may be concerned if their child’s timing differs… Read more »

Signs, Symptoms and Options for Child Bruxism (Teeth Grinding)

While most parents rightfully focus many of their efforts in the realm of child dental care on preventing cavities and tooth decay, these two issues aren’t the only possible concerns facing younger mouths. In fact, there’s one oral health risk that may even be more prevalent than either of these in some children: Bruxism, or… Read more »

Risks of Coffee Shop Beverages for Child Oral Health

For millions of Americans, a trip to the nearest coffee shop is a daily occurrence. Those with kids will often bring them along, and may even begin introducing them to certain drinks available, including non-caffeinated options for children that are a bit too high-energy. At Children’s Crossing Pediatric Dentistry, part of our preventive dentistry services… Read more »

Child Dental Emergencies that Precipitate Dental Visits

As parents of young children well know, any accident involving your child is concerning. Kids can be a bit out of control sometimes and don’t always know their own strength or movements, and the occasional scrape or impact is virtually unavoidable. At Children’s Crossing Pediatric Dentistry, we’re here to offer assistance if your child is… Read more »

Ancient Egyptians and the History of Dentistry

At Children’s Crossing Pediatric Dentistry, our team of children’s dentists is dedicated to the craft and practice of complete oral care for your children. From X-rays and other forms of preventive dentistry to interceptive orthodontics and all other needs your kids might have when it comes to a healthy mouth, we’re here to help. As… Read more »

Suggestions for Fast Food and Oral Health

As a parent of young children, you’re constantly balancing time crunches with your desire to keep them healthy. This is particularly true within the oral care world – all parents want their children to have healthy teeth and gums, but there are situations where time might be limited and these areas might conflict. At Children’s… Read more »

Primer on Child Teeth, Candy, and Alternatives

We’re likely not surprising many parents with the following basic fact: Candy is a risk to a child’s teeth and overall oral care, particularly when consumed frequently. It may taste great, but not only is it a risk to oral health, it’s also a concern for overall health as well. At Children’s Crossing Pediatric Dentistry,… Read more »