So your child’s teeth have begun to grow in. According to the American Dental Association, children should have their first visit to the dentist when their teeth begin to appear. Like many parents, you may be wondering whether you and your child can share a dentist. Does your child really need a pediatric dentist? The answer
It’s not uncommon for people to only see a dentist when they begin experiencing a toothache or another type of oral health issue. However, this is a terrible way to keep your oral health in prime condition. Even with the best oral habits, you can still get cavities and a variety of other oral health problems. And
Your general dentist is a highly trained oral health care provider who can work wonders on your smile – performing a variety of restorative and preventive procedures, from fillings, crowns, implants, and extractions to bridges, bonding, caps, and veneers. Types of Dental Specialists However, there are times when a patient requires more complex dental care.
Cheek biting is actually a thing! For some, their cheek biting occurs randomly, often from trying to “multitask” (think chewing gum and talking at the same time) or eating food too quickly. For others, biting their cheek – and we mean the inside of their cheek! – can be chronic, perhaps from a nervous habit (providing the
From a young age, we have heard everyone say things like “drinking your milk and eating your fruits and vegetables will help you grow up to be big and strong”. Well, the same thing goes for visiting the dentist. Regular visits to a dentist are a crucial part of helping a child grow up healthy
“My tooth is loose!” When a child’s tooth becomes loose for the first time, it represents a huge milestone in their lives. It is exciting, because losing a tooth is associated with the tooth fairy, and of course means that they are growing up. In other words, when your child loses their first tooth, it
While Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanza only come once a year, we tend to pack a lot of excess eating into this short time. Nearly everyone – especially little ones – associate the holidays with sweet, decadent treats. From candy canes to Hanukkah gelt, temptations abound; and while it’s easier for adults to put our hands
Thanks to recent advances in dental medicine and technology, dental visits are much more comfortable, faster, and even more affordable. Advanced dental technologies can make your visit easier, allowing you to relax in comfort as the dentist cares for your teeth. At Dedicated Dental, we understand what gentle dentistry is all about. From the moment
Good Oral Hygiene The American Dental Association (ADA) recommends that professional dental cleanings and exams be performed biannually, beginning at one year of age, or within 6 months of the first tooth coming in. This is an excellent time for adults to be reminded of the importance of brushing and flossing at least twice daily.