Pediatric Dentistry

There is a lot of confusion surrounding the exact age at which children can brush their teeth and do a good job. Letting kids brush their teeth before they are ready is one of the biggest mistakes a parent can commit in regards to their young one’s oral hygiene. Even though you think your child… Read More »

It surprises most people to learn that baby teeth can get cavities. Even worse, most people are unaware of the fact that dental issues at this young age can affect a child’s dental health for the rest of their life, as well as their speech development and ability to transition to solid foods.

The American Academic of Pediatric Dentistry suggests that children should have their first dentist visit by their first birthday. For some parents, this is a surprising notion, especially when canine teeth, molars, and second molars may not appear until later in life. Research has revealed that preschool-age children are getting more cavities. This may be… Read More »

One of the most popular cosmetic procedures requested from dentists these days is teeth whitening. This is mostly due to its wider availability, lower cost and the increasing number of techniques available to dental care professionals, and even though teeth are meant to have some degree of color, more and more people are choosing this… Read More »

The enamel of your teeth is the physical part that can be observed with your naked eye – it consists of minerals and hydroxyapatite, a bone-like material. Unfortunately, when neglected, the enamel of the teeth start to erode. Over time, the dentin will be exposed, and with continued neglect, the raw pulp will show. Eventually,… Read More »

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