Archive for February, 2021

How Children’s Teeth Erupt and Fall Out

Losing baby teeth is a rite of passage for all children.  Many face this with excitement, anxious to experience something their older siblings and friends have shared with them.  Others may be fearful of losing a “body part”.  Understanding how and why baby teeth fall out can help you help explain what is going on […]

How to Brush Your Toddler’s Teeth

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month!  We are eager to provide you with useful information regarding your children’s dental health.  This week, we’ll focus on brushing your toddler’s teeth. Toddlers can be difficult, to say the least.  The combination of increased mobility, a stubborn desire for independence and the entrance of new teeth can […]

When Your Child’s Silver Cap Comes Off

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, so we will cover some important topics about your children’s teeth in our blogs this month.  Many children require the dental treatment of a silver cap or crown to cover a baby tooth.  What should you do if it comes off? What is a Silver Cap? A silver […]

The Sour Truth: Effects of Acid on Your Teeth

We can miss an important oral health fact if we think that sugar is the only thing bad for our teeth.  Sugar is dangerous because it feeds the bacteria that cause cavities.  It is important to understand, though, that it is not the sugar or the bacteria that are harmful to enamel.  It’s the acid […]