Posts Tagged ‘childrens dentistry’
Pediatric Tongue Tie: What Should You Do?
In a typical baby, the frenulum (tissue that secures tongue to the bottom of the mouth) separates from part of the tongue, allowing the tongue to move freely. In cases when it doesn’t separate, it is referred to as tongue tie, also known as ankyloglossia. This can cause issues with speech, eating and dental hygiene.…Read More
Tooth Brushing 411: Pediatric Dental Tips
Most parents know the struggle of trying to coax their little ones to brush and floss their teeth. What’s worse is that some don’t know the proper way to brush and floss! Luckily, there are ways to teach kids that pediatric dental care is vital in a way that’s both fun and educational. Furthermore, it’s…Read More
Nitrous Oxide for Pediatric Dentistry
Nitrous oxide (NO2), also known as “sweet air,” or “laughing gas,” is an inhalable gas that is commonly administered to dental patients as a mild sedative. For over 100 years, sweet air has been successfully used to reduce patient anxiety during their dental treatment. The gas allows patients to remain conscious, relaxed and pain-free throughout…Read More
National Nutrition Month & Pediatric Dentistry
March is a great time of the year to educate your kids on how to better improve their diets because it’s National Nutrition Month! According to the American Dental Association (ADA), your oral health is one of the first parts of your body that decline in health when a person has unhealthy eating habits. Nutrition…Read More
5 Pediatric Dental Myths
Many different myths exist regarding health care—even myths about pediatric dental care! This article is meant to disprove and debunk some of the more common misconceptions that people have about pediatric dentistry. The following beliefs represent just some of the falsehoods about children’s dental care: Myth #1: Tooth decay and cavities in baby teeth…Read More
National Children’s Dental Health Month
February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, a great time to begin solidifying positive dental health habits! When children are especially young, it is crucial to educate them on how to properly care for their teeth to prevent future health issues. Bad dental habits could mean tooth loss, disease and orthodontic interventions among other…Read More
Prevent Cavities This Halloween!
Every year during Halloween, kids are reminded of their love for sugary treats. Although candy is delicious, it’s important to remind your kids that foods that are high in sugar contribute to painful cavities. Did you know that up to 42% of children ages 2-11 years old have had cavities in their baby teeth? This…Read More
2016 Halloween Costume Contest Winners!
Congratulations Hailey & Madison on winning Advanced Children’s Dentistry 2016 Halloween Costume Contest!Read More
Fun & Stress-Free Pediatric Dentistry
Now that it’s summer, we all want to go outside, enjoy the weather, and post fantastic pictures of ourselves on social media. At Advanced Children’s Dentistry, your Garden City Pediatric Dentist, we would like to help your child’s smile stay pearly whites and protected. It is recommended by the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD)…Read More