Your Child and Fluoride

Taking care of a child’s teeth is crucial to his or her longterm oral health. Keeping teeth healthy and strong through early childhood helps to ensure good development of permanent teeth. While good oral hygiene is essential in this process, there is one thing that can actually strengthen teeth: using fluoride. Fluoride is a mineral… Read more »

Having Dental Sealants Applied to Your Back Teeth

When your child’s molars and premolars start to emerge in adolescence it’s quite common for these teeth to to have deep pits, fissures and contours on the biting surface. Sometimes these areas quite hard to clean. Stuck-on plaque and food particles on molars and premolars are prone to develop large cavities in these areas tooth… Read more »

Overcoming Your Child’s Dental Anxiety with Nitrous Oxide

Dental anxiety is the anxiety many people feel about going to see their dentist. It can be caused by a fear of experiencing pain, either because of a previous negative experience, or from hearing others share their stories of bad experiences. Some people are afraid of receiving injections and many have a fear of not… Read more »