Children require different forms of care and nurturing as they grow. You begin by doing everything for your child and then gradually teach them how to do things on their own. Caring for their teeth is no exception. Here are some tips from the family dentist in Washington on how to properly care for your children’s smiles as they go from infancy, childhood to the teen years.
June 17, 2018
March 18, 2018
If you think acid reflux is strictly a tummy issue for kids, then you have another think coming. The University of California at San Francisco conducted a study that showed children with reflux are six times more likely to have damaged tooth enamel than children who do not have the condition. This fact alone is reason enough to make sure your child sees his dentist in Washington.
March 11, 2018
Going to the dentist can be an unsettling event for children. How much more so if they need a filling? But the fact is that about 27 percent of kids will have a cavity by the time they are five years old. If your child has a cavity, then you may have some questions about tooth fillings. Read on for answers from your dentist in Springfield.
February 19, 2018
Walk down the store aisle that says, “Oral Care” and you are bound to see literally hundreds of options for toothbrushes, floss, toothpaste, mouth rinse and other products. The question is what is the best option for you. When it comes to selecting a toothbrush, you have two choices: manual or electric (battery-operated). Read on to learn what your dentist in Washington has to say about both.
January 19, 2018
Oral health care and dental hygiene are important throughout life. Good habits begin during infancy when parents wipe a baby’s gums after a bottle or breastfeeding. As we age, those habits expand to include brushing, flossing, regular dental checkups and other services as are necessary. Read to learn about the habits that your dentist in Washington recommends for all ages.
January 7, 2018
Every morning and every night you brush your teeth with fluoride toothpaste. You also floss between your teeth daily. And every six months you schedule a cleaning and exam with your family dentist in Washington. So if you’re doing everything your dentist and the American Dental Association recommends, why do you have a cavity now? Let’s take a look at what occurs in the mouth to create a cavity, how they’re repaired and what you can do to avoid one.
December 17, 2017
Christmas and New Year’s are just around the corner, which means you’ll soon be busy shopping, planning get togethers and cooking festive meals. Now is certainly not the time to run into a dental problem. To avoid having to make an unscheduled visit to your cosmetic dentist in Washington this holiday season, read on find out what you can do to ensure bright smiles.