Why Baby Teeth are Essential to Oral Health

Do you know why baby teeth are essential to your child’s oral health? Did you know that baby teeth can affect the permanent teeth that grow in which can affect your baby throughout their adult life? To help you learn more about your child’s oral health, our team is happy to provide you with this basic information on why baby... read more »

Children and Dental Crowns

Did you know that dental crowns can be used on children’s teeth? There are numerous situations where an oral crown could be the greatest possibility for a child. We’ve assembled this info on when that could be the case; please let us know right away if you feel your child could be helped from being installed with a dental crown.... 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 »

Removing Unhealthy Foods from Your Children’s Diet to Protect Their Teeth

Picking the right menu for you and your family has become harder than ever. Fast, delicious treats saturate our options, but their taste and convenience often come at the expenditure of our health. We’ve amassed a list of some foods you can watch out for when creating menus beneficial to your dental health. Read on below to find out more:... 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 can it stunt the growth... read more »

Holiday Gifts to Brighten Your Child’s Smile

Statistics show that tooth decay affects 60-90% of teenagers and adults, (WHO) and tooth decay is the most common disease among children in the U.S., (AGA). That's the bad news. The good news is that tooth decay is preventable with diligent daily attention. Our dentists, Drs. Boozer, Lindsey, Massey, Shuttlesworth, Airheart, and Flanders are pleased to be able to help... read more »

Three Oral Care Tips for Your Child’s Smile

Do you worry about your child’s teeth? If so, you are not alone. Parents understand that children don't take their smile as seriously as we do, so it lies with us to make sure they are taking good care of their teeth for a healthy future foundation. To learn how to properly brush your child’s smile, please follow these teeth-brushing... read more »