Archive for January, 2016

First & Regular Visits

Regular dental check-ups and preventative dental care such as cleanings, fluoride treatments and sealants, provide your child with “smile” insurance.  Plan your child’s first dental visit within six months after the first tooth erupts, but no later than his or hers first birthday.    Consider it a “well baby check-up” for your child’s teeth. During your […]

Bad Breath

Bad breath can be caused by smoking, gum disease, dry mouth, various medical conditions, improper or inconsistent dental healthcare, or strong foods like garlic and onions.   Bad breath is uncomfortable and embarrassing but it is also treatable. Eliminating the bacteria found on your tongue and gums is one of the first steps in getting rid […]

Teething Toddlers

Teething is the word used to describe the lengthy process by which a child’s baby teeth emerge from their gums.  For most kids this begins around the age of six months and continues until all twenty teeth are emerged.  This usually ends by the time a child is around the age of two or two […]