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The 411 on Fluoride

Fluoride is an important mineral that helps prevent tooth decay. It strengthens the teeth when it blends with the tooth’s enamel. It enhances the process of incorporating the minerals like calcium into the teeth that lead to the reversal of tiny cavities. This makes for stronger and better protected teeth. About ⅔ of the tap […]

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5 Ways to Help Your Child Enjoy the Dentist

It is common for children to dislike going to see the dentist. This feeling may have developed from the stories they’ve heard, because they had a bad experience, or simply because they don’t like new environments. Dental tools, the big lights, the big chair, shots and even drills can be very intimidating for anyone- especially […]

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Thumb Sucking & Permanent Teeth

Thumb Sucking is common among children who are under two years old and is usually associated with the child being hungry.  Other children thumb suck when they’re sleeping, teething, upset, tired or shy. About 30% of children in preschool continue to thumb suck. Most children surpass this stage by age 5. Thumb sucking may not […]