How to Manage Dental Anxiety in Children

When moms and dads call our office to make dental appointments for their children, we often hear concerns about how their child will behave and react during the appointment. We do many things in our office to help your child gain confidence during their appointments.

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Ryan Francois
What are Cavities and How Are They Treated?

Cavity. That's the word no one wants to hear at the dentist's office. A cavity develops when a tooth decays, or breaks down, causing a hole to form. This hole can grow bigger and deeper over time. Cavities are also called dental caries and if your child has a cavity, it's important to get it repaired.

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Ryan Francois
How to Choose the Right Toothpaste For Your Child

Visiting the dentist regularly is one of the most significant steps you can take to ensuring your child achieves optimum oral health, which aides in their overall well-being. However, the foundation of good oral health is built each and every day at home. The choices you make regarding your child’s food, how you teach them to brush, what toothpaste they’ll use and more can set the standard for the dental health they’ll exhibit for the rest of their lives.

In this post, we’ll discuss one very important part of your role in your child’s oral health: choosing your child’s toothpaste.

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For the love of Sweets! Sweets and your Dental Health.

One of the most important parts of a routine dental visit is receiving oral health education from your dental team. We spend a lot of time with our patients and their parents talking about eating habits that directly affect their oral health. A popular question is about intake of sweets. We all love a sweet treat now and then, so what are the facts about some of your favorite treats and how can you still enjoy them and protect your teeth?

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How to care for your child's dental health while traveling

Summer break means time for family vacations! Dental health is important even when you’re on the road, so plan ahead. Whether you’re heading to the beach, a camping trip, a new city or to see family in another state, tooth decay doesn’t wait. Here are our best tips on how to care for kids’ teeth and gums while you’re traveling.

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