Vitamins and Minerals for Kids Teeth

As kids grow and develop, their teeth are growing along with them. Some of the same vitamins that parents give to their children to promote overall well-being may actually be supporting dental health as well! If you are worried that your child’s dental health is at risk, it’s a good idea to speak with your…

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Oral Thrush in Kids

Oral thrush is a fungal infection that causes symptoms that may affect eating, speaking and swallowing. This irritating condition is common among infants and toddlers as well as those who have weakened immune systems. Although it can be scary to think your child may have an oral infection, thrush is treatable. It is important to…

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Kids Dental Development

When it comes to kids’ dental care, there are certain milestones that they should reach to ensure that their oral health remains in good condition as they age. Generally, it’s okay to have a little bit of a delay in losing and/or developing teeth, but too much of a delay could signal red flags for…

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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…

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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…

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What is a Space Maintainer?

A space maintainer is a dental appliance that is used to maintain space in the mouth for the permanent teeth to come in. Space maintainers are not painful, and they allow the teeth to grow into the correct positions. There are a couple scenarios that prompt the need for a space maintainer. They include: 1.…

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6 Tips to Minimize Your Child’s Dental Anxiety

Some children love visiting the dentist, while others don’t. If you have a child who isn’t the biggest fan of going to the dentist don’t force them into a dentist seat because it will only make them more anxious and scared at their next appointment. Here are 6 helpful tips on how to minimize your…

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Halloween Candy & Oral Health Tips

Kids love Trick or treating and Halloween is a sugary buffet from candy corn to caramelized apples. At Advanced Children’s Dentistry we want to make sure that while your kids are enjoying the holiday, they are still practicing healthy oral habits. We are not suggesting that you ban your child of candy. It’s important to…

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