Remember, children often develop oral health issues that require treatment, such as cavities and misalignment. Addressing these issues in a timely fashion helps protect their smiles from serious complications. Let’s look at the routine care we offer children in Gary, IN.
Posts Categorized: Children’s Dentistry
We love Halloween as much as anyone, however, we also know that your child’s trick or treating haul may increase the risk of cavities forming. Fortunately, we have a few tips for Gary, IN, parents to help protect their children’s smiles from cavities in the Halloween season!
Getting your children ready to head back to school can be stressful. You have to pick up supplies, grab new clothes, and make sure they have everything else they need. However, we urge you not to forget about their smiles! Finding time to see the dentist in the school year can often be difficult, which… Read more »
What kind of dental care do young patients require? Many of the services provided in pediatric dental care are also provided for adult patients. After all, patients of all ages benefit from careful examinations of their teeth, and focused, professional cleanings. That being said, kids can require special services to make sure they are fully… Read more »
Receiving dedicated professional dental care at an early age can help a person enjoy a lifetime of quality oral health. It is certainly true that kids and adults alike benefit from routine dental exams, but it should be noted that children can enjoy important, unique benefits. One particularly important service provided by your dentist is… Read more »
Children rarely think of the dentist’s office as their favorite place. After all, your dentist is competing with visits to see grandparents, and playgrounds – the competition for “favorite place” can be pretty stiff. That being said, a visit to the dentist is not something your child has to be apprehensive about. Your dentist can… Read more »
Is your child ready to start dental visits? Your child’s smile will go through no small number of changes over the years. Their primary (baby) teeth will start to arrive, only to be lost, and replaced with their secondary (adult) teeth. During this time, their jaw is also growing and developing. The dental appointments that… Read more »
What does it take to keep your child’s oral health in top form? In many regards, children’s dental needs match the needs of adults. You want to keep their teeth healthy by keeping up with regular care, and by limiting their exposure to harmful substances. However, unlike you, your child has far less experience dealing… Read more »
What does your child gain from seeing the dentist regularly? One answer you might not expect – good habits. In many ways, children’s dentistry involves many of the same procedures as a checkup for adults. Their teeth will be examined for problems (like cavities), and they will undergo a professional teeth cleaning. However, these visits… Read more »
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) advises that your child should have his or her first dental visit at the point where the first primary tooth has erupted. At the latest, they should have their first visit by their first birthday. These early visits are important for several reasons. For one, primary teeth, like… Read more »