Baby Bottle Tooth Decay: Is Your Child At Risk?

If you are a parent or caregiver of a baby, you probably think giving your child a bottle at naptime or bedtime is harmless; after all, baby teeth will fall out, to be replaced by permanent teeth. The truth is, baby teeth are still at risk for cavities. Since these first teeth ensure adult teeth… Read more »

How Can I Help My Child Feel Comfortable at the Dental Office?

Going to the dental office can be a very scary task for most children. They are entering a place they are not familiar with which can cause a great deal of fear and discomfort. If your child is afraid of going to Dental Works, then here are a few tips that may help make their… Read more »

Dental Sealants Can Help Prevent Serious Cavities on Back Teeth

The molars and premolars in the back of your child’s mouth are important for efficiently chewing and grinding the foods they eat. It’s relatively common for permanent back teeth to emerge from the gums with deep textures in the tooth enamel on the biting surfaces. These areas could potentially trap bacterial deposits and food material,… Read more »

Your Children’s Teeth: The Facts

You probably know that there are a few simple steps you’ll need to take if you’re interested in keeping your teeth healthy and strong. You may know that you should brush your teeth twice a day for two minutes at a time. You might also know that you should clean the areas your brush can’t… Read more »

The Basics of Brushing for Infants and Young Children

The basics of brushing for infants and young children is up to you. Your children cannot take care of their teeth, so you must do it for them. From the time their first tooth grows in and every day until they are old enough to accomplish the task themselves, you must be there to keep… Read more »

Combatting the Effects of Teething in Toddlers

Has your child begun to show signs that they are teething? If so, it is crucial to help them deal with the sometimes-painful condition. Teething is entirely natural in all children, as it is merely the process of teeth sprouting up above the gum line. However, it can often cause discomfort and pain for the… Read more »

Thumb-Sucking Can Be Detrimental to Your Child’s Oral Health

Does your child continually suck their thumbs causing you to worry about the long-term effects this may have on their teeth? The truth is that sucking thumbs can affect a child’s oral health, so you must take the necessary steps to help them recover. Thumb-sucking can be detrimental to your child’s oral health. Not only… Read more »

Cavity Treatment for your Kids

Sometimes, despite your best efforts to get your children to brush and floss on a regular basis, they can still develop cavities in their baby teeth. Don’t feel bad, this happens fairly commonly. Kids love sugar and can often miss places while brushing, which can make these types of things happen. When this does happen,… Read more »

How To Care for Your Child’s Oral Health

Your child’s oral care is vital to their long-term health, and we know you want to do everything you can to protect their smile. That’s why we at Dental Works have come up with this handy guide of the most important things you can do to ensure your child has healthy teeth and gums for… Read more »

The One and Only Wonderful, Fantastic, Amazing, Spectacular Pediatrics Quiz!

Pediatric dentistry is dentistry designed for young children and infants. Pediatric dentists not only must complete their entire dental school training but also complete an additional 2-3 years of specialized training. However, the task of taking care of a child’s mouth ultimately depends on the caregiver. Do you know how to care for your child’s… Read more »