Dental Blog

Here you will find information to help you and your kids live a healthy life and protect their teeth, news, and other fun resources. Enjoy!

Mouth Guards vs. Nite Guards

Mouth Guards vs. Nite Guards

Both of these words sound similar and you might be wondering what the difference is when it comes to oral health. Here are the basics: Mouth guards are worn over the teeth during the day, typically for when the user is participating in sports or other activities where...

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Adolescent Dentistry Care & FAQ

Adolescent Dentistry Care & FAQ

We’ve talked about the importance of setting good dental hygiene habits early on within the blog before, but another important age range we’d like to highlight includes adolescent patients. The adolescent years are important ones for dental hygiene because of the...

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Answering parents questions about COVID-19

Reopening Phase One With the reopening of the office this week we have had lots of questions about how we are working to keep your children safe when they come in for their regularly scheduled cleaning and dental treatments.  We are increasing the Safety of the office...

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Digital X-Rays For Dental Visits

Digital X-Rays For Dental Visits

Our pediatric dental office exclusively uses digital x-rays (digital radiography) for all patient visits. Digital x-rays are commonly used at most offices but for pediatric practices it has many advantages. The x-ray film that has been used in the past uses a much...

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Pediatric Dental Crowns

Pediatric Dental Crowns

Dental crowns are for patients with teeth that are too decayed to fill. Crowns completely cover the tooth and help to hold a tooth together so the tooth can be saved instead of extracted. Putting crowns on baby teeth are different in a lot of ways although the purpose...

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Dental Emergency, No Insurance

Dental Emergency, No Insurance

If you’re experiencing a dental emergency but don’t have dental insurance, it shouldn’t stop you from seeking the prompt care your child needs. Knowing that your child won’t have a toothache in the middle of the night or have a painful swollen jaw on the weekend is...

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Why Did My Child’s Filling Fall Out?

Why Did My Child’s Filling Fall Out?

If you find that your child had a filling or a sealant done and your dentist tells you that the filling has come out, don’t panic! Sometimes the filling may need to be replaced or the tooth may need a crown. When it comes to why the fillings came out, these are a few...

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