Category: National Children’s Dental Health Month

All Your Questions About Your Children’s Dental Health Answered

The American Dental Association annually recognizes February as National Children’s Dental Health Month. To celebrate, we have answered some of the most commonly asked questions our dentists often hear regarding children’s dental care. When Should I Take My Child For Their First Dental Check-Up? A good rule of thumb is to bring your child to the dentist when their first tooth appears, or by their first birthday.  Early appointments teach you how to properly care for your child’s teeth while also creating a certain …

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6 Major Innovations That Changed Children’s Dentistry Forever

Since it is National Children’s Dental Health Month, we wanted to explore some of the changes that pediatric dentistry has experienced over the years. They range from advances that directly impact oral health all the way to being more sensitive to a patient’s experience in the dental office. Dental Sealants Dental sealants are thin plastic coatings that are applied to the grooves on the chewing surfaces of teeth in order to better protect them from tooth decay.  A sealant can …

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5 Things You May Not Know About Your Children’s Dental Health

We don’t like it, but we know that sometimes dental health gets put on the back burner for both children and adults. In some ways, it makes sense to us why this would happen. The mouth is just one small part of the overall body, so how important could it really be in the grand scheme of things? Well folks, it turns out that oral health is incredibly important for people of all ages. February is Children’s Dental Health Month, …

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