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Are Children at Risk for Tartar

Tartar Is More Common in Children That Are Beginning To Grow Older As a parent you will naturally be concerned with your child’s health. From cavities and root canals to chipped teeth and gingivitis there are many hazards that can be detrimental to the growth of your child’s teeth. Tartar is a hard mineral substance […]

When are Dental X-Rays necessary for Kids

Find Out When Dental X-rays Are Necessary for Children X-rays are a useful tool that can help dentists spot signs of tooth decay so that it can be treated before it gets worse. X-rays use ionizing radiation in small doses that can potentially cause longterm cumulative damage. It is therefore best to use x-rays only […]

Kids and Sore Gums

Symptoms Of Sore Gums Will Be Pretty Obvious It’s not unusual for young children to experience sore gums. This condition can be caused by many factors including a tooth coming in and food impaction. However, if the pain is consistent your child may be at risk for gum disease. Gingivitis (swollen gums) is very common […]

What Causes a Delay in Teething

When babies are born, they already have most of their teeth under their gums. The first tooth usually begins to erupt by the age of six months, although the exact age can vary from one baby to another. The first two teeth to come in are usually in the bottom middle, followed by the four […]