The Reasons Why Kids Need to Keep Up on Oral Hygiene

If you’re curious to know why our dentists encourage your child to keep up with oral hygiene, then our dental team is happy to tell you why. Oral hygiene is very important, and brushing, flossing, rinsing and attending checkups can help your child’s teeth, gums and smile in more ways than you might realize. There are many reasons why your child... read more »

Tips on How to Protect Your Teen’s Smile

Your teen’s smile needs protection. This is because there are many things in the world that can damage your teen’s teeth and gums, like bacteria, sugar, skate parks, sports, and more. If you’re not careful, your teen can suffer the consequences. So, to help you protect your teen’s smile, our pediatric dentists encourage you to do the following things: -Make... read more »

Your Child’s Holiday Oral Health

Holidays can be stressful. It’s easy to give up on helping your kids with oral hygiene and general mouth health during such a busy time. But don’t let it slide! Adding an emergency dental visit to your holiday plans is not a fun idea for anyone. Here are some tips to make sure your kids’ smiles stay healthy and happy... read more »

Tooth Fairy Letters

Bringing the magic of the Tooth Fairy alive in your home can be fun and exciting for both you and your child. Your child will be filled with wonder about the Tooth Fairy as she collects his or her baby teeth and leaves rewards in their place. You will be thrilled to create this joy and excitement in the life... read more »

Are Pacifier Use and Thumb Sucking Healthy Habits for Children?

If your child likes to suck their thumb or loves their pacifier, you may wonder if this causes any problems for them. The truth is, sucking is a natural reflex for infants; they even suck their fingers in the womb. It helps babies to feel secure and happy as they learn and grow. There is a point, however, when thumb... read more »

Tips on How to Help Your Child If They Have Weak Enamel

If your child’s tooth enamel is weak, that’s not the best sign. There is a chance harmful substances, like bacteria and acid, can attack the enamel and create dental issues. So, it’s best to do all you can to help your child’s enamel gain its strength back so they could have a strong and healthy smile. The best thing you... read more »

The Tooth Fairy Tradition

Did you grow up exchanging your baby teeth for coins or gifts with a mysterious entity called “The Tooth Fairy”? If so, you may be curious to know exactly how the tooth fairy tradition came about. Losing teeth has been the focus of myth for thousands of years. Vikings used children’s teeth as good luck charms in battle. In Medieval... 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 next visit more enjoyable. Tip... 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 reach by flossing. However, would... read more »