If you have a young child in your life, you know how difficult it can be to get them to clean and care for their teeth properly. When brushing on their own, young children have a habit of only brushing the fronts of their teeth and the tops of their molars. While it is essential to clean those areas, if that’s all your kids are doing, they’re not brushing their teeth effectively. They are also making it easier for decay to creep in and create problems with their oral health. Sure, parents and older siblings often help kids brush, but it is not always ideal, not to mention that some adults have the same problem. We offer a treatment that can be beneficial for all of our patients, young and old. Read on to learn more about this treatment.
Do you know the most common disease in the United States? You might be surprised to learn that it is gum disease, with approximately half of American adults suffering in some way. Gum disease can be harmful to your teeth and gums, leading to irreversible damage if left untreated.
When your child is an infant, one of the most exciting milestones is seeing the first little tooth poking through their gums. While the added drool and cranky behavior isn’t always the most fun to deal with, seeing that little white sliver makes all the frustrations disappear. As more teeth continue to poke through and the infant moves into being a toddler, the real dental health fun begins in teaching the child the importance of dental health, with brushing and caring for their teeth.
Has the appearance of your smile been getting you down? The past ten months have not been easy on anyone. The entire holiday season was not as we would have traditionally celebrated, and the hopes for changes in the new year are still on the way.