Oral Health with the Flu

While it’s always important to take care of your oral health, it is especially important to keep a healthy mouth during cold and flu season. Here are some tips and tricks to avoid cavities if you or your child gets sick. Toss your toothbrush Toothbrushes and electric toothbrush heads should be replaced every 3-4 months, […]

Can We Enjoy Halloween Without the Cavities?

Every year, our patients have questions about Halloween candy. Children love candy, and we do too! Help your kids have a cavity-free Halloween by keeping these things in mind: AVOID sticky candies like caramels and taffy. Sticky candies can pull off crowns, fillings, and sealants. They also stick to the groves of your teeth. DO […]

“Tooth Colored” Crowns for Children

  Does your child have a cavity? Pediatric dentistry patients often need crowns. Children’s teeth are quite small compared to the adult teeth that will replace them. Most people do not realize the enamel of a baby tooth is structurally different from a permanent tooth also. Because of the nature of baby teeth in children, […]