Your Child’s First Visit to the Dentist

As a parent you want the very best for your child. Visiting the dentist on a regular basis and instilling good oral hygiene habits, sets the foundation for a lifetime of good oral health. For most children their first teeth emerge around four to six months old. The American Dental Association recommends that you bring your child to their first... read more »

When Should I Take My Child to the Dentist for the First Time?

Taking your child to the dentist is a great way to keep tabs on the health and development of their mouth and answer any questions you might have about their oral health. The first baby tooth generally erupts from the gums around four to six months old. The American Dental Association recommends that you schedule your child’s first dental checkup... read more »

Thumbsucking and Oral Care

It’s a natural reflex for your child to suck on their thumb. This habit makes them secure and happy, and it gives them the comfort they need in this crazy world. However, thumbsucking can be a big burden for the teeth, especially permanent teeth. How can thumbsucking hurt my child’s teeth? Thumbsucking affects the alignment of the teeth as well... read more »