Posts Tagged ‘Tips’
Why Pediatric Dental Appointments are Important to Start at Age-One?
Many parents don’t realize that dental visits should begin much earlier than they think. Did you know your child should have their first dental exam by age one or six months after the eruption of the first tooth? Further, they may question why this visit is important at such an early point in the child’s…Read More
Sealants, What are They and Why are They Important?
Dental sealants have become the standard of care in cavity prevention, especially when it comes to permanent molars. Because of this some patients and families have questions concerning the entire process. Let’s talk about those concerns and questions such as, exactly what they are, how they work, and what to expect at your child’s sealant…Read More
Not all Fluoride is Created Equal
Did you know that not all fluoride is created equal? There are two types of fluoride, topical and systemic. Below we will discuss topical vs. systemic fluoride, and how it relates to your child’s individual needs. By definition, topical fluoride is fluoride that is beneficial when used on the surface (of the teeth which are…Read More
Flossing, The Key to Good Tooth Health
Did you know that if you’re only brushing and never flossing, you’re leaving 30% of the tooth surface uncleaned? Here are some of our best tips and tricks on getting that last 30%. Flossing is the key and the only way to effectively clean between two teeth that are in contact. Many parents think that…Read More