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Tongue-Tie And What It Means

What Is Tongue-Tie? And what problems does it cause? The tongue is one of those body parts that doesn't get much attention. Aside from the occasional brushing, it doesn't need much upkeep and doesn't usually have any problems (aside from the occasional bite). However, one relatively minor defect sometimes causes problems. We call it a [...]

Tongue-Tie And What It Means2023-02-04T19:27:27+00:00

Does My Child Need Braces?

Does Crooked Teeth Mean Braces? When children begin to get their adult teeth, it's natural for parents to wonder about braces. Especially since their growing mouths are still so small, it can seem like they can't have room for all those big, grown-up teeth! But do they actually NEED braces? The answer is... maybe! Get [...]

Does My Child Need Braces?2022-11-09T19:32:42+00:00

Baby Teeth Essentials

What to Know About Baby Teeth You might think that you can skip a child's visit to the dentist's office once in a while. Or maybe you believe that their baby teeth (also called primary teeth) aren't as important. After all, they will get a whole new set, so what's the harm in a cavity [...]

Baby Teeth Essentials2022-07-05T20:04:50+00:00

Dental Sealants: Are They Worth It?

What are dental sealants? Dental sealants are a thin, liquid coating that hardens onto teeth to cover their high-risk, vulnerable areas. Commonly used as prevention in children and adolescents, the sealants are applied to the chewing surfaces of teeth. (Particularly the large, rear teeth called molars.) The sealant itself is a composite resin. We apply [...]

Dental Sealants: Are They Worth It?2022-01-09T22:21:19+00:00

Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

What Causes "Baby Bottle Tooth Decay?" Being mammals, human babies drink milk. It provides all the nutrients they need to grow and thrive. However, as children get older and their primary baby teeth begin to emerge, drinking milk can pose the risk of cavities and "baby bottle tooth decay." In general, milk is very healthy [...]

Baby Bottle Tooth Decay2021-09-17T19:19:39+00:00

Children’s Oral Health: Developing Positive Habits

Why Children's Oral Health Is So Important We all want the best for our children in all aspects of life. And that applies to their teeth as well! One of the best gifts you can provide for your little loved ones is to teach them proper dental hygiene—right from the very beginning. Developing children's oral [...]

Children’s Oral Health: Developing Positive Habits2020-12-29T23:17:21+00:00

Dental Habits… for Kids!

Creating good dental habits can last a lifetime! We all want the best for our children. And that includes their teeth as well! Even though we do get two sets of teeth, it's just as essential to treat baby teeth (also known as primary teeth) as if they were their last. That's because instilling children [...]

Dental Habits… for Kids!2020-09-15T08:00:10+00:00

Pacifier Teeth

Babies and Toddlers May Develop "Pacifier Teeth" Problems can result from comforting habits. Pacifier Teeth, a dental condition that affects babies and toddlers, can be the result of either too much thumb-sucking or pacifier use. We all know that babies love sucking on their bottles, pacifiers, and even their thumbs. But, if it goes on [...]

Pacifier Teeth2020-06-09T08:00:59+00:00

Fluoride Treatments for Kids

Children's Fluoride Treatments available in St. Clair Shores, MI Fluoride plays an important role in the development of children's teeth. Fluoride is often found naturally in water, soil, air, and many foods. It is absorbed easily into tooth enamel, especially in the growing teeth of children from 6 months to 16 years old. Once teeth [...]

Fluoride Treatments for Kids2019-12-17T08:00:25+00:00

Tooth Tips For Babysitters

Helpful Tips For Babysitters (And Parents!) A sleepless child is a babysitter's nightmare. To keep babies or young children sleeping soundly (and safely) keep these tips in mind: Bedtime Fussing? Could Be Teething. If the baby is under three and fussing, it could be teething pains. You can ease some of the discomfort by rubbing [...]

Tooth Tips For Babysitters2019-09-17T08:00:13+00:00