Category Archives: Pediatric Dentistry

Tooth Pain Part 3: Dull Ache in the Upper Teeth

Blog Highlights:
  • The cause of a dull ache in your upper teeth can be hard to determine
  • The nerves of your upper teeth are connected to your sinuses
  • Your dentist can help determine if you are grinding or clenching your teeth
Have you ever experienced dull pain or aching in your upper teeth? The cause...
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Thumb Sucking: What You Need To Know

Blog Highlights:
  • Thumb or finger sucking is common, and even normal, among babies and young children
  • Prolonged sucking can lead to changes in the mouth
  • Talk to your child's dentist about your concerns
Thumb or finger sucking is common, and even normal, among babies and young children. Most children suck their thumb or finger as...
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Avoid Fruit Juice Before Age 1

Blog Highlights:
  • Labels such as “no added sugar” and “100% juice” give parents a false idea
  • Juice can wreak havoc on children's teeth and can contribute to obesity
  • If a child is old enough to eat solid food, give them the sliced, diced, or whole piece of fruit
Who isn't guilty of filling their child's...
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Gum Recession

Blog Highlights:
  • Our gums serve an important purpose
  • Gum recession can happen for a variety of reasons
  • There are treatments
Our gums serve an important purpose. They protect the roots of our teeth. When the gums start to recede this exposes the roots. As a result, you may experience sensitivity to hot and cold and your...
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What Family Guardians should do for Oral Health?

Blog Highlights:
  • Keeping your teeth and gums healthy is very important. But you should know that the same thing should also apply to the rest of your family.
  • Family guardians will have to teach the rest of the family the value of maintaining the proper oral hygiene practices.
  • In most cases, they might have to...
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Teens and Oral Health

Blog Highlights:
  • Oral health is a matter that should concern all of us simply because tooth decay can happen to anyone at any age
  • Teenagers today should know that brushing their teeth twice a day and flossing once per day is a great way to keep their teeth in good condition for a lifetime
  • The...
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Using Nitrous Oxide for Dental Treatments

Blog Highlights:
  • See how you can stay calm while the dentist performs complicated procedures on your teeth with the use of Nitrous oxide
  • Nitrous oxide is also known as laughing gas and it is used for sedation and for helping patients manage pain and anxiety
  • Nitrous oxide is safe to use for as long as...
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Knowing when your Child should see the Dentist

Blog Highlights:
  • Children need to have their first dental checkup as soon as the first tooth erupts
  • The dentist will need to check the baby’s tooth in order to assess its condition as well as to check the overall condition of the child’s mouth
  • The first checkup is also the best time for you to...
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