What Should and Shouldn’t Go in Your Teen’s Smile

With so many concerns surrounding your teen’s healthy development, one important factor to manage is their oral health. During this time in their life, they are exposed to new situations and fads with their peers. You can help them navigate this stage to build healthy habits for a lifetime of... Read more »

Caring for Your Child’s Smile

As their primary caregiver, one of the most important aspects of bringing your child in for their first dental visit is learning how best to care for their teeth. We are happy to show you how to clean their mouth daily and answer any questions or concerns you may have... Read more »

Helping Your Child Feel at Ease at the Dentist Office

Bringing your child in for their first dental visit early in their life is so they get used to being in a dental office and won’t get nervous. Once your child is older than two, depending on their temperament and personality, they might experience anxiety at the different sights and... Read more »

Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

When you have newborn babies, one of the last things you probably think about is whether or not they’ll have problems with their dental health. After all, babies don’t have any teeth! But you’d probably be surprised to learn how many babies have what’s called “baby bottle tooth decay.” Today,... Read more »

Does Your Child Need a Pediatric Dental Crown?

Our dentist and team at University Pediatric Dentistry are pleased to provide a variety of dental restorations for children, including pediatric dental crowns, to restore damaged teeth that have suffered from a cavity or oral injury and need to rebuild their appearance, shape, size and strength. We can help you... Read more »

Oral Health for Kids

One of the bigger challenges parents will face when raising younger kids is getting them to consistently take care of their oral health. It’s hard to communicate the importance of the activity to kids who just can’t grasp the idea of only having one set of teeth for their entire... Read more »

What Kind of Toothpaste Should My Child Use?

If you’re not sure which toothpaste you should use to clean your child’s smile, then you have come to the right blog. Today, our dentists, Dr. Danielle Funny and Dr. Sonya Maynor are happy to give you the information you need to choose the right toothpaste for your child. It’s... Read more »

Give Mouth-Healthy Gifts This Easter

Do you enjoy giving your children Easter gifts? Well, if you’re not careful, you can also be giving your loved ones dental issues. Unfortunately, there are many Easter gifts that can damage their developing teeth and gums. It’s best to avoid giving those gifts and do your best to give... Read more »

Dental Facts and Findings on Pediatric Dentistry

A child's oral health care should be implemented as soon as their first teeth erupt above the gum line. This is because as soon as a tooth is visible, it can be susceptible to dental damage and decay. Normally, children will not be able to effectively care for their smile... Read more »

Weak Tooth Enamel May Need Fluoride Supplements

The mineral density of your tooth child's enamel can become depleted if they have a poor oral hygiene routine or don’t have access to fluoridated water. Weak enamel can increase their risk of cavities. We invite you to consider prescription fluoride supplements for your child to improve weak tooth enamel... Read more »