#Dental Health

Want to help improve your child’s dental health? Check out these blog posts to create the best oral hygiene routine for your child.

Joyful girls at the park learn about teeth grinding in children

What to do About Children Grinding Their Teeth (Bruxism)

Have you noticed your 4-year-old grinding their teeth while sleeping? Or maybe your 5 or 7-year-old has been waking up with headaches, and you’re wondering whether bruxism is the cause.  Either way, if you’re curious about teeth grinding or bruxism, you’re in the right place! Here’s everything you need to know about the causes behind …

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Young siblings having fun after their dental fillings

Are there different types of dental fillings for kids?

The most common types of dental fillings used in pediatric dentistry are composite (white) fillings and amalgam (silver) fillings. How do you know which type of filling is best for your child?  Here’s everything you need to know about the different types of fillings in pediatric dentistry: What is a dental filling? Dental fillings are …

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Young girl smiling, not afraid of going to the dentist

5 Tips to Ease Your Child’s Fear of the Dentist

It’s normal for children to feel a bit anxious about their first visit to the dentist. After all, the dentist’s office is a new environment with different sounds, stimulations, unfamiliar people and unfamiliar tools!  Kids being scared of the dentist is completely normal and natural – and it probably indicates that you’re doing a good …

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Smiling young girl after her dental sealant is placed

Understanding Dental Sealants for Children

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month! This month is all about raising awareness around the importance of children’s oral hygiene. This year’s National Children’s Dental Health Month theme is: Sealants Make Sense. Dr. Irene Hilton (D.D.S.), chair of the American Dental Association Council on Advocacy for Access and Prevention says, “Sealants on permanent molars …

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